One of 2018's highly anticipated games, Insomniac Games' Spider-Man, is releasing next week. The game went gold in July, and now Sony has unveiled details into the game's post release content. If you pre-ordered the Digital Deluxe Edition, you would have noticed the "City That Never Sleeps" DLC. Now, on the PlayStation Blog, Sony has revealed more specifics on this DLC, such as when each chapter releases.
According to Sony, chapter one of The City That Never Sleeps is titled "The Heist," and will release on October 23rd. Black Cat will appear. Apparently in the main story, she leaves "clues" for Spider-Man, but will reveal herself in the DLC story. Sony says that "The Heist" will feature "new missions and challenges, as well as a brand new faction of enemies and three additional suits to unlock," In addition, release dates and titles for the second and third chapters have been revealed. The second chapter will be released in November, and it's titled "Turf Wars." The third will release in December, and the title is "Silver Lining." (Could Silver Sable still be in New York after the main story?)
As for pricing, all three chapters are available for pre-order in the PlayStation Store as a bundle for $24.99. Individual prices will be $9.99 according to Sony. Pre-ordering the Digital Deluxe Edition will also give you the three episodes. Technically, the Digital Deluxe Edition is the best deal, at $79.99. This is cheaper than buying the game at $59.99, and then purchasing the DLC bundle at $24.99. So, if you have no preference when it comes to owning a physical copy, pre-ordering the Digital Deluxe Edition could be a good idea. (You'll also get a physical pin, though that's only for the US and Canada, according to the PlayStation Store.)
It looks like players have a lot to look forward to after completing the main campaign. According to a tweet from James Stevenson, Community Director at Insomniac Games, the campaign is about 20 hours in length on the default difficulty. (Of course, he notes that some play testers took more time when doing side missions and related things.) That is definitely a reasonable length for an action-adventure game. (In comparison, 2011's Spider-Man: Edge of Time was under half the length.) Insomniac's game is the first console Spider-Man title with post release DLC. The main game looks to be well made, so players will probably jump at the chance to complete new missions when The City That Never Sleeps launches.
Spider-Man for PlayStation 4 will be released on September 7th.