Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Record-Breaking Sales: Even the God of War Kratos Will Lose to Peter Parker

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 dethrones God of War: Ragnarok as the fastest selling first-party title at launch.

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Record-Breaking Sales


  • Marvel's Spider-Man 2 was released on October 20, 2023. It became the fastest selling first-party title launch within the first 24 hours of its release.
  • Marvel's Spider-Man 2 dethroned God of War: Ragnarok as the fastest selling video game, with the former selling 2.5 million units in one day, while the latter sold 5.1 million units in one week.
  • Marvel's Spider-Man 2 is the first PlayStation 5-exclusive game and features Peter Parker and Miles Morales together taking on all the evils of New York City.
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Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has set the stage on fire with its release. It has not even been a week, and yet the sales number keeps racking up. Within the first 24 hours of its release, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 broke the record for most sales on the opening day. Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018) was one of the best games to hit the PlayStation console. It set the stage for Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.


Between the release of these two games, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales was released, which further boosted the story of our friendly neighbourhood superhero. The hype surrounding the game skyrocketed before it was released on the market. Just as the gaming community thought, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 delivered everything beautiful and started to break records from day 1.

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Dethrones God of War

Marvel's Spider-Man 2
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 was released on October 20, 2023. It is only available on PlayStation 5, making it the first PlayStation 5-exclusive game. The pre-ordering started a long time ago. But that did not stop it from becoming the fastest-selling first-party title at launch. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 surpassed God of War: Ragnarok as the fastest-selling PlayStation exclusive game.


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God of War: Ragnarok’s first-day collection was not shared by Santa Monica Studios. They shared the collection of the first 7 days, which was 5.1 million units. At that time, it was declared the fastest-selling PlayStation video game in the history of PlayStation. But Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 shattered that record within the first 24 hours of its release.

A God of War project is allegedly in development.
God of War: Ragnarok

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 sold 2.5 million units within the first 24 hours of its release, that too only for PlayStation 5. In such a short time, it has already reached half the sales that God of War: Ragnarok made in its first week. The duo of Peter Parker and Miles Morales successfully dethroned Kratos from the top spot.


More on Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018) was the then-fastest-selling video game, with 3.3 million copies sold within the first 3 days. So, it is natural that its sequel follows that trend. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 brings two Spider-Man together to fend off the growing evil in New York City. With many new features, the video game is a visual treat and a tribute to the original comics.

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Marvel's Spider-Man 2
Peter Parker (Red and Blue Spider-Man) and Miles Morales (Balck and Red Spider-Man)

Many characters like Sandman, Scream, Kraven The Hunter, Cletus Kasady, etc., have been introduced in the game. The best of them all is Harry Osborn becoming the Venom. The standard version of the game is available at $69.99, while the deluxe edition is priced at $79.99. Insomniac Games in partnership with Marvel Games and Sony Interactive Entertainment have produced yet another mind-blowing game.


One of the best things about Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is that they have left space for another sequel. For the moment, the gaming community is busy playing the latest Spider-Man game and pushing it towards a glorious first week. God of War: Ragnarok was released on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 but still got dethroned by Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, which was released just on PlayStation 5.

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