Spiderman 2: How to preload on PS5

October 17, 2023 by No Comments


The Pre-Load for Spider-Man 2 is now open, and if you don’t understand how to install the game files before launch, just know that all you need is a pre-order of the title. In most cases, the PS5 will start the installation automatically once the time limit has passed, but you can also start the preload manually.

A key takeaway

  • Insomniac’s Spider-Man 2 preload opens October 13, 2023.
  • You can pre-install the files if you pre-ordered the digital version.
  • The file size of the preload is approx 86.38 GBWhich is a big download.
  • Pre-installing Spider-Man 2 will allow you to play the title immediately on its release date, October 20, 2023.
  • The PS5 can download the game files automatically, and you can also preload the files manually.

It is important: You can only pre-install the game files if you pre-ordered the digital version of Spider-Man 2 on PS5.

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Choosing Spider-Man 2 from the PlayStation Store (photo taken by us)

occording to this Tweet from Insomniac Games, The preloads have begun October 13, 2023. If you’ve pre-ordered Insomniac’s latest Speedy title, you’ll be able to pre-load it once the mentioned date arrives in your region. The PS5 console should automatically download the game files, but you can also start the downloads manually.

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Enable automatic download (image captured by eXputer)
  1. Go to the PlayStation Store and click on your pre-order version of Spider-Man 2.
  2. This should bring up a menu, as shown in the image above.
  3. Just run the Automatic download option for Spider-Man 2, and the PS5 will install the game files as soon as they are available.
  4. I enabled the option and put my PS5 to sleep before I went to bed; The files were downloaded in the morning.
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The time left to open the game as of writing this guide (screenshot taken by eXputer)

even if You miss the automatic download, You can always manually download the files later. The method is similar to automatic download, and you will have to go to the PlayStation Store. The download option should be visible in the store after October 13th.

  • It is worth noting that the installation size of Spider-Man 2 on PS5 is 86.38 GB.
  • It big download, So you really need to take advantage of the preload method and download game files before the release.
  • Spider-Man 2 will become available to play October 20, 2023.

Some players who received the voucher code for Spider-Man 2 cannot pre-install the game files. Unfortunately, the voucher can only be redeemed upon release, which is a shame. Even players who pre-ordered the disc will have to wait for the disc to arrive on the release day.

If you’re still undecided about pre-ordering or are confused, consider my guide to Spider-Man 2 releases to help you decide which is best. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will be released soon, and you will be able to experience all the new features of the sequel. There are so many new villains and characters, and most of the old cast is also returning.

That concludes my guide on how to preload Spider-Man 2 on your PS5. I’ve tried both the manual and automatic download methods to pre-install the game files before release. I hope the guide was helpful in preloading the title before the release date. Let me know if you pre-ordered Spider-Man 2 in the comments below!


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