It’s time to stop waiting. We can now edit Spider-Man Remastered after eagerly adding Spider-Man patches to other videogames like GTA San Andreas, GTA 4, and obviously, Skyrim. Therefore, we will modify the version of him to look like another person.
The first batch includes mods that transform Spider-Man into Stan Lee and Black Cat, albeit neither one has any motions at this time. You will be forced into an A-pose, which is likely OK for the snapshot parodies that these are designed for.
Spider-modding on PC is still in its infancy, with NexusMods being filled with a bunch of the typical repetitive remakes, though I do enjoy the way Noir New York looks. It doesn’t just make everything grayscale, despite promising “Enhanced contrast, deeper blacks, milder whites, and some blooming and film grit for the classic movie feel.”
Less mimetically, there are some costume replacements and a No HUD hack that disables the user interface when the caps-lock key is pressed.
While the Miles Morales Suit mod changes out the Accelerated Suit for a costume we may see in Insomniac’s Spider-Man 2, the Symbiote Black Suit modification swaps out the Accelerated Suit for what? Is reported as “a spare model from when they were designing an online game mode.”
The Modding Tool, which was released by popular Rockstar modder jedijosh920 and described as “the cornerstone of generating and executing patches, having a simple mod file system that allows users to build, exchange, and download patches.
There is a Discord server specifically for Spider-Man modding that you may join if you’re looking to try that out. Who knows, perhaps you’ll create something that is as brilliant as the Flying Rats mod, which transforms all of New York’s pigeons into, you guessed it, soaring rats.
What comes next? It’s a foregone conclusion that someone will discover a way to bring back Peter Parker’s actual face from the PlayStation 4 version, add a dizzying first-person perspective, perhaps a co-op style and the unavoidable nudity, and then, I genuinely have no idea, repay the favor by transforming Spider-Man into CJ from San Andreas?