Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) has announced that it has partnered with Sony Pictures to bring special content from Spider-Man: No Way Home to the popular Battle Royale game. As part of an upcoming game update, publisher Krafton will be adding special content, which players can claim by completing in-game missions. BGMI has started teasing the arrival of special Spider-Man content in the game in December last year, and Krafton said the BGMI Version 1.8 update will be coming to players later this month.
As part of BGMI’s first collaboration with Sony Pictures, the multiplayer battle royale game for Indian players will bring exclusive content to the game, including collaboration skins, as part of the Battlegrounds Mobile India Version 1.8 update. Players who complete in-game missions will be able to claim these special items on BGMI, according to Krafton. The Spider-Man: No Way Home collaboration is expected to arrive on BGMI in “mid-January,” but the publisher has yet to provide an official launch date or other details.
BGMI isn’t the first online multiplayer game to feature a collab featuring the popular superhero on the web after the film’s launch (starring Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire and Zendaya) on December 16. Epic Games also added Spider-Man. themed content from its popular battle royale game Fortnite in December, including skins, harvesting tools, gliders, emotes and back blings, as part of its Battle Pass. Fortnite also added two premium skins for Spider-Man and MJ (Michelle Jones-Watson) that were previously available for purchase on the Item Store.
In November last year, Krafton added special content from Riot Games’ popular Arcane series to Netflix, with the arrival of its Battlegrounds Mobiles India 1.7 update. The update added characters, locations, and items from the League of Legends-based TV series, as well as a new layered mode. The game also added a Mirror World mode, which allowed players to change their characters to Vi, Jinx, Jayce, or Caitlyn from Arcane.
“Swing in the Spider-Man area. Welcome to the Multiverse,” Krafton’s new Facebook teaser states, suggesting that Krafton will be adding plenty of new content based on the film when the update arrives for BGMI later this month.