If you’re playing the amazing Spider-Man: Miles Morales, you might have noticed that it doesn’t have a Chrysler Building when its predecessor, and in fact its predecessor remaster, has. Hmm. What happened?
[Spider-Man Miles Morales] [Screenshot] I noticed that the iconic Chrysler Building has been removed from Spider-Man Miles Morales. It’s actually ridiculous that a 90-year-old building couldn’t be duplicated due to copyright infringement. from r / PS5
Developer Insomniac wanted to include the iconic Art Deco-style skyscraper in Miles Morales’ Virtual New York, but negotiations with the building’s rights owners failed.
“We wanted to include as many landmarks as possible in creating the city’s representation to make it more immersive,” Insomniac community director James Stephenson told Game Informer.
“Marvel’s Spider-Man: As in the case of Miles Morales’ Chrysler Building, negotiations to use these locations sometimes went awry.”
So what’s the difference between Insomniac’s Spider-Man released on PlayStation 4 in 2018 and Insomniac’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales released on PS4 and PlayStation 5 in 2020?
As Game Informer points out, Chrysler Building was launched in March 2019 by the Austrian company SA Group and New York by the majority owner and real estate manager Tishman Speyer Properties of the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, the investment arm of the Abu Dhabi government. Sold to real estate. Developer RFR Colding LLC at a discounted price of $ 150 million. For some reason, Insomniac and the new owner were unable to reach an agreement on the emergence of the Chrysler Building at Miles Morales.
Of course, architectural works such as the Chrysler Building can be copyrighted like any other form of art, and the Chrysler Building cannot be reproduced for commercial purposes without permission.
It’s a shame that Chrysler Building doesn’t appear in Miles Morales, but the lack of Chrysler Building doesn’t reduce the quality of insomniac Manhattan. Here is a review of Spider-Man: Miles Morales.
Still! It’s in Spider-Man and its recently released remaster, and even the subject of side missions, including taking snapshots of famous landmarks. So if you need to fix your Chrysler Building, you know where to go.