Spider-Man 2 – how to switch characters between Miles and Peter

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As you might be aware, Spider-Man 2 features both Miles Morales and Peter Parker as playable characters, so you might wonder how to switch characters in Spider-Man 2.

With double the superheroes, comes double the fun. Miles and Peter have their own individual skill trees, with one tree that shares abilities between the two characters. This means you can improve your preferred Spider-Man as you play through the game.

For more Spider-Man 2, make sure you read our guides covering how to fast travel and our guide on how to find tech parts and rare tech parts dotted around New York City. Now, this is how to switch characters in Spider-Man 2.

Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse screenshot featuring Marvel's Spider-Man 2 suits.

How to switch characters in Spider-Man 2

As you play through the opening of the game, you will eventually unlock the ability to change characters. To do this, swipe left on the Touch Pad to open the FNSM App. This will appear on the right side of your screen, and you will see the option to ‘Switch to Miles’ or ‘Switch to Peter’, depending on which Spidey you are playing at the time. Hold down the Square button to confirm the switch.

While it might sound like there are a bunch of starts and stops with changing characters, the transition is seamless, letting you switch to your preferred character while barely interrupting the flow of the game.

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Why you can’t change characters sometimes

During some parts of Spider-Man 2, the ability to switch characters will be locked. You can unlock the option by clearing the specific part you’re at and you will eventually have the freedom to change characters again.

That’s all you need to know about how to change characters in Spider-Man 2. If you want more, make sure you read our pages covering all the best skills to get and where to find every photo op location for Robbie Robertson.

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