Marvel’s Spider-Man will receive The Heist, the first chapter of its planned The City That Never Sleeps DLC series, on Tuesday Oct. 23, with a New Game Plus mode still “coming soon.”
The Heist will be available for $7.99 USD or as part of the $24.99 USD season pass, Insomniac Games announced in a PlayStation Blog post today.
The first of three add-on chapters, The Heist opens with an art museum robbery that mixes up Spider-Man and Mary Jane Watson with Black Cat. The DLC will include new story missions, crimes, challenges, Trophies, Spider-Man suits, and a new enemy faction.
One of the new suits has been dubbed the Resilient Suit, designed by Marvel illustrator and author Gabriele Dell’Otto. The other two are Spider-Man’s Scarlet Spider II suit and his Spider-Verse Spider-UK suit.
It’s not the first Spider-Verse suit tie-in to Marvel’s Spider-Man, as the most recent Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse trailer featured the game’s most iconic suit. Another suit featured in Marvel’s Spider-Man, the Spider-Punk suit, is getting its own action figure.
Update: Previously the EU PS Blog mentioned that tomorrow would see the release of a free 1.07 update for the game, which will add New Game Plus and an “Ultimate” difficulty level. However, all details about the mode’s release, plus that release plan, has been removed. Insomniac Games has since said New Game Plus mode is “coming soon,” and any mention of tomorrow’s release has been removed from the PlayStation Blog.
Per the blog, the since-removed text said that “NG+ allows you to play the story and all activities in the open world again with all of your unlocked suits, skills, gadgets, mods, and benchmarks from the beginning. While playing NG+, you’ll be able to unlock those final items while cleaning up your trophy list!”
The update also adds two new trophies, one for finishing the game on Ultimate Difficulty, and another for finishing a NG+ run. It is unclear if these details will still hold true when NG+ is released, and IGN has reached out to PlayStation for comment.
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