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Ratchet & Clank’s PS5 upgrade arrives early – and you can still get the game free

Ratchet & Clank’s PS5 upgrade arrives early – and you can still get the game free

Just a couple of days ago, Insomniac Games announced that Ratchet & Clank (2016) would be getting a next-gen PS5 upgrade. When Insomniac made that announcement, it said it was targeting the upgrade's release for April, but it turns out the company was pretty far off the mark with that release target. That's because the update is actually live now, which means that it's landing while Ratchet & Clank is still free through Sony's Play at Home promo.

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How PlayStation 4 and 5 get free Ratchet & Clank game starting today

How PlayStation 4 and 5 get free Ratchet & Clank game starting today

Starting this week, PlayStation Play At Home begins on March 1, 2021, and with it, free game drops aplenty. As noted by Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan in late February, the Play At Home initiative will carry the good times forward into the future thanks in part to the bad times delivered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here in March 2021, this means we're getting Ratchet & Clank, the game released as a re-imagining of the original Ratchet & Clank.

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales Performance RT graphics mode serves up the best of both worlds

Spider-Man: Miles Morales Performance RT graphics mode serves up the best of both worlds

Insomniac sneakily released a new update for Spider-Man: Miles Morales overnight, and though the update isn't very big in terms of overall size, it does add a big feature. The update adds a new graphics option to the game that appears to strike a balance between frame rate and graphics fidelity. If you're looking to play the game at 60 frames per second but don't want to sacrifice ray tracing to achieve that frame rate, then this new graphics option is definitely for you.

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PS5’s Spider-Man Remastered now lets you transfer PS4 saves

PS5’s Spider-Man Remastered now lets you transfer PS4 saves

As most PlayStation 5 users are likely already aware, the Ultimate Edition of Spider-Man: Miles Morales comes with a new version of Marvel's Spider-Man remastered for PlayStation 5. Not only does this new version of the game feature some souped-up graphics, but it also ships with a few new suits and even a new character model for Peter Parker.

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales ‘Performance Mode’ revealed

Spider-Man: Miles Morales ‘Performance Mode’ revealed

Spider-Man: Miles Morales has the distinction of being one of the first games revealed for the PlayStation 5 as well as one of the console's launch titles. Insomniac has slowly been releasing new details about the game since it was first revealed, and today, the company announced that Spider-Man: Miles Morales will offer a "Performance Mode" for those who want a balance of frame rate and resolution.

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What is going on with this PS5 Spider-Man game?

What is going on with this PS5 Spider-Man game?

In the opening minutes of its PlayStation 5 event yesterday, Sony and Insomniac Games announced Spider-Man: Miles Morales. It wasn't immediately clear what Spider-Man: Miles Morales was, and the lone teaser trailer Sony and Insomniac showed off didn't do anything to clear things up. Is it a sequel to Spider-Man? A standalone expansion? A remaster of Spider-Man for PS5 that included new content centered on Miles Morales? It was impossible to say from that teaser trailer alone.

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales isn’t a fully-fledged sequel after all

Spider-Man: Miles Morales isn’t a fully-fledged sequel after all

One of the headliners for Sony's PlayStation 5 event yesterday was, unquestionably, Spider-Man: Miles Morales. The only thing we saw concerning the game was a teaser trailer, with no further information from the folks at Insomniac, leaving us to wonder if this was a proper sequel or if it was more of an expansion to Insomniac's existing Spider-Man game on PS4. Apparently, it's the latter.

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Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales revealed for PlayStation 5

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales revealed for PlayStation 5

Marvel's Spider-Man is definitely one of the more popular PlayStation 4 exclusives, and it looks like we're going to get a follow-up featuring Miles Morales for the PlayStation 5. While Sony's PlayStation 5 livestream event is still ongoing, the company kicked it off in a big way, debuting a teaser trailer that showed Miles Morales taking the fight to some evildoers in his familiar black and red Spidey suit.

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Sony snatches up Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games

Sony snatches up Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games is a company that has long been associated with Sony, releasing a number of PlayStation-exclusive titles like Ratchet and Clank, Spyro the Dragon, Resistance, and Marvel's Spider-Man throughout the years. In fact, Insomniac has worked with Sony so often that you'd be forgiven if you thought that it was one of Sony's studios. Up until today, that wasn't the case, but now Sony has announced that it plans to make things official and purchase Insomniac.

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Spider-Man PS4 is getting the Sam Raimi suit after all

Spider-Man PS4 is getting the Sam Raimi suit after all

Silver Lining, the final DLC pack for Spider-Man's post-game arc The City that Never Sleeps, arrives tomorrow, but it appears Insomniac still has some surprises up its sleeve. The developer announced today that the suit from Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy will be coming to the game after all. Thus ends a face-off between fans and Insomniac that could sometimes turn alarmingly vitriolic.

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Spider-Man: Silver Lining DLC release date and new suits revealed

Spider-Man: Silver Lining DLC release date and new suits revealed

Sony and Insomniac have detailed the third episode of Spider-Man DLC The City that Never Sleeps, a series that got started shortly after the game launched. We're learning today that the new episode, titled Silver Lining, will be out in time for Christmas. Like the other DLCs that came before it, Silver Lining will add three new suits to the game, and those who are looking forward to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will want to check it out.

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Spider-Man DLC spoilers are out there, Insomniac warns

Spider-Man DLC spoilers are out there, Insomniac warns

Tomorrow is a big day for fans of Spider-Man on PS4, as the game's first post-launch DLC arrived. Dubbed The City that Never Sleeps, this DLC will officially introduce Black Cat, whose return to Manhattan is teased throughout the main game. If you're looking forward to the DLC, you might want to do yourself a favor and stay off of the internet for the rest of the night, as you run the risk of encountering spoilers.

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