It Looks Like PS4's Spider-Man Has Taken A Massive Graphics Downgrade, And Fans Aren't Happy

Recent gameplay from the upcoming PS4 exclusive, Spider-Man, seems to highlight a slight downgrade in graphics compared to a trailer from last year - or does it?

Insomniac Games says there's absolutely nothing to worry about and that the detail change is all down to video compression.

However, fans were as quick to point out the lack of puddles and change in lighting as they were to vent their anger on Twitter. Here's what a few Spidey lovers thought about the new trailer:

Spider-Man's community director, James Stevenson, even replied to Twitter users to explain the reasons behind the change in detail, though some were still not convinced by what he said [via].

Insomniac Games were on hand to back up Stevenson - and make it clear that, yes, puddles will still appear within the game. Best news ever. Oh ye, there were tons of gamers backing them up, too!

There's no doubt that the two trailers depict different graphics, but we're still just as excited to get our hands on a copy of the game. Sometimes it might be worth waiting until the actual launch to judge whether the graphics have changed - because, who knows, maybe the developers are telling the truth.

Spider-Man is set to hit shelves on 7 September exclusively for PS4 players, will you be playing? Let us know.

Featured Image Credit: Insomniac Games

Matthew McGladdery

Matthew McGladdery graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism from Salford University, where he worked at Revolution 96.2, Global Radio, and Fleetwood F.C. When he left university, he took on the role of co-editor for the Salfordian and worked as freelancer for the likes of BBC Sport. He continues to work in sport but loves talking all things Xbox, PS4, and PC just as much.

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