Spider-Cat is already shaping up to be the real hero of Spider-Man: Miles Morales

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Spider-Cat is an unlockable costume in Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales is coming to the PS4 and PS5 on November 12th, but this week we got a glimpse of the game’s most important feature by far: Spider-Cat.

Yes, Spider-Cat is real and they can absolutely be your friend and crime-fighting partner.

The big reveal comes courtesy of a gameplay video from Game Informer that shows Morales following up on a bodega robbery. The exact plot isn’t fully explained, but it seems the bodega owner has a cat (also named Spider-Man) who was taken during the crime. Morales dutifully heads off to rough up the bad guys, and in the process retrieves our feline friend, who is apparently then unlocked as part of an optional costume for the player.

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