Insomniac’s giving Spider-Man a Tom-Holland-esque makeover in its new PS5 remaster

Despite some controversy following its unveiling, excitement is still high for Insomniac’s PlayStation 5 Spider-Man remaster – and the developer has now given a more thorough look at the enhancements coming to Sony’s new console – including a rather Tom-Holland-esque makeover for its web-slinging lead – in November.

Peter Parker’s youthful new looks, which you can see in the remastered cut-scene below, come as part of a “huge upgrade” for characters in the remaster. Insomniac claims it has cast Ben Jordan to be the new face model for Peter Parker on PS5 in order to “better match” actor Yuri Lowenthal’s facial capture (and not, you know, to bring it more in line with Marvel’s massively bankable movies), but other characters have received visual upgrades too.

Insomniac says to expect “higher fidelity skin, eye, and teeth shaders” as well as “individually-rendered strands of hair”, all of which it hopes will bring “new life” to familiar characters.

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