You may have been distracted by Peter Parker’s new symbiote suit, but it turns out that both Miles Morales and Black Cat are wearing brand new costumes in Spider-Man 2.
Spider-Man 2 was the biggest game on display at last night’s PlayStation Showcase. The game features over 10 minutes of gameplay footage of him, resurrecting the Queen, adding wingsuits and, of course, Peter Parker with his symbiote suit. As you can imagine, the symbiote suit grabbed the attention, but it wasn’t the only new costume in the film.
After all, both Miles Morales and Black Cat have new outfits that you can see at various points in the gameplay demo. Let’s start with Miles. Because we will see a lot of his new costumes. Like the new variant of Peter’s Advanced Suit, Miles looks very similar to what we saw in the last game, with only a few design changes.
The main difference is that the red on Miles’ new suit continues below his arms instead of stopping above his shoulder blades. This red is now fists and his hands look like mixed martial arts gloves. Also, some of the random black color gradation along his arms has been removed, leaving only one dark shade of him appearing throughout the costume.
Miles’ suit changes are so subtle that it’s been difficult to gauge how Spider-Man fans feel about Miles’ new suit. However, the initial reaction from Twitter user _VYGRR was not always positive., calling the randomly drawn red and new glove “one of the biggest downgrades ever.” It might be a bit of an overreaction for essentially the same suit, but the gloves are a little more combat armor-like than their predecessors.
Then there’s Black Cat. He appears headshot on the map of New York City that Craven is looking at on his tablet, and appears in gameplay footage for approximately two seconds. For Silverxsable, a Twitter user and apparently a Black Cat superfan, those two seconds seem to have been enough. I noticed that Felicia Hardy is wearing a new outfit this time.
It’s hard to tell just from headshots, but it looks like she’s wearing black and white this time around, rather than the black and silver look her outfit had in the original game. She’s only seen the top half so far, but this time she likes the white and black a little more prominently.
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