How to Get Spiderman in Marvel's Avengers

Marvel’s Avengers Spider-Man is one of the playable characters in the game, and people are wondering how to get him. This is pretty understandable, considering how popular the character is. However, there are some catches to playing as Spider-Man in Marvel’s Avengers. We’re going to be discussing them in our How to Get Spiderman in Marvel’s Avengers guide, as well as providing you with a list of confirmed playable characters.

how to get spiderman in marvels avengers
How to Get Spiderman in Marvel’s Avengers

Marvel’s Avengers Spider-Man – How to Get?

To get Spider-Man in Marvel’s Avengers, you have to get the game on PlayStation 4. Yes, due to Sony still owning the rights to the character, they can block the friendly wall-crawler from appearing on other platforms. It’s… not exactly the most satisfying of arrangements for the consumer, but that’s capitalism for you. Will Spider-Man end up being a timed exclusive? Maybe, but I wouldn’t bet on it.

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With that said, even those of you that are playing Avengers on PS4 are going to have to wait a while to play as Spidey. Crystal Dynamics have announced that he’ll be making his debut in the game some time in early 2021. There’s not exact launch date at the time of writing. On the bright side, Spider-Man will be available “at no additional cost to owners of the base game.” Now, isn’t that nice?

All Playable Characters in Marvel’s Avengers

There are currently six playable characters in Marvel’s Avengers: Kamala Khan (aka Ms Marvel), Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, and Black Widow. As we’ve already discussed, Spider-Man is also in the pipeline for next year, but only for PlayStation 4 players. There’s two more confirmed playable characters which will be available for everyone: Kate Bishop and Clint Burton, aka Hawkeye and Hawkeye. You know, everyone’s favorites. There are rumors swirling about Black Panther and / or Ant-Man joining the roster, but there’s no evidence of that.

With all that said, here’s a list of all confirmed playable heroes in Marvel’s Avengers. We’ll be sure to update the guide (and you) as the developers confirm further characters. Yes, I’m confident there will be more of them.

  • Ms Marvel
  • Captain America
  • Iron Man
  • Hulk
  • Black Widow
  • Thor
  • Spider-Man (PS4 only)
  • Hawkeye (Kate Bishop)
  • Hawkeye (Clint Burton)

And, well, there you have it. If you need help with something else in the game, head on over to our growing list of Marvel’s Avengers guides. You can read articles like Leveling Guide – How to Get EXP & Gear Fast, Interrogation Anxiety – Can’t Talk to Bruce / Tony Bug Fix, and Crossplay in Marvel’s Avengers.

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A language teacher and video game enthusiast turned rogue, Joe is on a quest to become the ultimate gaming journalist. This is somewhat hampered by his belief that the golden age of gaming ended with the PlayStation One, but he doesn't let that stop him. His favorite games include Soul Reaver and Undertale. Other interests are D'n'D, dad rock, complaining about movies, and being the self-appointed office funny man, which nobody else agrees with.

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