As far as story-based games go, Spider-Man 2 (Insomniac Games's sequel to 2018's Spider-Man and 2020's Miles Morales) is in the elite tier. The gameplay and narrative combine to create one a hugely satisfying experience. You can read more about how much we loved it here.


There's a lot to do in this new adventure, and even if you just follow the story you'll still have a memorable time. On the subject of which, you might be wondering how many chapters are in Spider-Man 2. Is it a long affair, or is most of the gameplay in the side quests?

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Let's take a look at the complete mission list for Spider-Man 2, and see what you're in for.

How many main missions are in Spider-Man 2?

Peter in the Symbiote Suit in Spider-Man 2.
Peter in the Symbiote Suit in Spider-Man 2. Insomniac

But first, how many are there? In total there are 31 chapters in Spider-Man 2, but we should add that not all chapters are equal.

Some are just a cutscene long, while others will take a while to finish. So in the list below, don't assume that each chapter is a standard chunk of time!

Now let's take a look at them...

Full list of Spider-Man 2 missions

Before you carry on, be aware that there are spoilers ahead! The chapter names correspond to the game's plot beats, so don't read on if you want the story to be a surprise.

  1. Surface Tension
  2. One Thing At A Time
  3. Show Me New York
  4. Roll Like We Used To
  5. Not On My Watch
  6. Amends
  7. Healing The World
  8. Bad Guys On The Block
  9. Make Your Own Choices
  10. Master Illusionist
  11. A Second Chance
  12. Science Buddy
  13. Hunt to Live, Live to Hunt
  14. Funky
  15. Good Men
  16. The Flames Have Been Lit
  17. Stay Positive
  18. Wings Of My Own
  19. New Threads
  20. It Chose You
  21. Wake Up
  22. I’m the Hero Here
  23. No Escape
  24. Anything Can Be Broken
  25. Don’t Be Scared
  26. Trouble With Harry
  27. This Isn’t You
  28. Set Things Right
  29. It’s All Connected
  30. Finally Free
  31. Together

And if you were wondering, yes, you can keep playing and ticking off side missions after you've completed the main story. You will be prompted at the 'point of no return', which will be your last chance to apply upgrades before the final boss battles, but the open world will still be there for you after the dramatic conclusion to the main story.

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