April 14, 2024

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Uh-oh. The most recent patch for Marvel’s Spider-Man 2—Insomniac’s PS5-exclusive open-world superhero blockbuster—added greater than only a new sport+ choice. In accordance with a tweet from the developer and in addition seen by followers on-line, now you can simply entry a debug menu and beat the whole sport in a couple of fast button presses.

On March 7, Insomniac launched the extremely anticipated 1.002.000 patch for Spider-Man 2. That is the replace that lastly provides the much-requested “New Sport+” choice for people who need to replay the sport with a few of their beforehand acquired upgrades and devices. It additionally provides new go well with improve choices and a solution to break previous the bottom sport’s degree cap. Cool stuff. Oh, additionally, one different factor: Reportedly, should you press the choices button and touchpad at any level now, you’ll open up a beforehand inaccessible developer-only debug menu that can allow you to skip across the whole sport and beat it in seconds.

Shortly after the replace went stay, players discovered that they might fairly simply entry a new debug menu. Not less than one participant has already used this beforehand inaccessible menu to skip previous all of the content material within the sport’s most important marketing campaign and beat its story in report time. Others have noticed attainable DLC missions and characters.

Within the video showcasing the quick completion utilizing the debug menu, the consumer joked: “This principally a 4-minute speedrun of Spider-Man 2 the total masterpiece…”

Insomniac has already addressed the debug menu on Twitter, posting on March 7 that it was conscious of the difficulty and was engaged on a repair to presumably take away it.

“We’re conscious the newest sport replace could have inadvertently allowed entry to a improvement sport menu. There’s a hotfix on the best way,” tweeted Insomniac’s official account.

The studio warned that utilizing this debug menu might “corrupt your saves and trophy progress.” Nevertheless, it did guarantee gamers that so long as you don’t use the developer-only menu you ought to be proper as rain and received’t danger your save recordsdata on this new, up to date model of Spider-Man 2. Simply, y’know, watch out and don’t hit the choices button and the touchpad on the similar time. Or do. I’m not your dad.