'Spider-Man: Miles Morales' Ending Explained: The Tinkerer & Possible Sequel Teased

Spider-Man: Miles Morales is the follow-up to the 2018 title and brings a new flavor to our wall-crawling heroes.

While Miles is the star of the show, his story involves a large cast of characters that see him through his first adventure solo. That's right, while Peter Parker is in Miles Morales his role is very small and we'll get into that as we explain what happened at the end of Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

Spoiler warning is in effect from here on out.

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This new version of the Tinkerer offers a great remix of a classic villain. Sony Interactive Entertainment

WHERE'S PETER PARKER?

Peter Parker is in the Miles Morales game in the beginning. He and Miles are helping the police transport prisoners to The Raft when a mistake releases Rhino out of his mobile cell.

Peter and Miles team up to take down Rhino--if we're being honest, Miles took the villain down--and the day is saved. However, while Miles beats himself up for making the mistake that let the prisoners escape, Peter says he believes in him as Spider-Man. In fact, Miles will need to gain some confidence sooner rather than later because he's going on a trip with Mary Jane Watson.

MJ is heading to Europe for a story and Peter is accompanying her as the photographer.

Peter Parker fans will see him again, but he won't appear until after Miles saves the day as he congratulates the young hero on his exploits.

THE TINKERER

The Tinkerer is a classic Spider-Man villain, but the Miles Morales game takes a different spin on the character.

This version of the Tinkerer is actually Phin, the childhood friend of Miles Morales. Phin became the Tinkerer after her brother, who was a researcher for Roxxon, died because of company president Simon Krieger's negligence.

She created tech to help take down Roxxon. She aligned herself with The Underground to take on Roxxon, but the war between the two factions is tearing Harlem apart. Miles has to stop his friend from accidentally destroying Harlem, but in the process Phin passes away.

Miles uses his powers to absorb the energy from Phin's machine into his body, but the hero can't keep it contained. Phin uses her tech to take Miles into the sky above Harlem, away from the civilians, and sacrifices herself as the energy bursts from Morales' body.

Phin has saved the city, but made the ultimate sacrifice in the process.

SEQUEL TEASE?

After the final moments of the main story, we have some sequel fodder in Miles Morales.

Gamers are sent to a lab where they see it through the eyes of someone who is inside a giant tube in a vat of green liquid. Norman Osborn walks in and talks to a man in a lab coat. The man in the lab coat is missing an arm and Norman confirms it's Dr. Curt Connors, also known as the villain the Lizard.

Dr. Connors gives an update to Norman and we learn that the man in the tube is Osborn's son Harry. Norman tells the doctor to let Harry out, but Dr. Connors insists that they do more tests.

After Norman threatens Connors, the doctor laments and the scene ends with Osborn looking at his son.

It seems Insomniac Games is setting up a possible sequel that will involve the Osborns in some way. Fans of the comics know that Norman and Harry were different iterations of The Green Goblin.

The green liquid that Harry is in would suggest that he's being held in the "Goblin Formula" and we may see Harry Osborn in the next Spider-Man game as The Green Goblin. We'll just have to wait and see.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales is available now for PS4 and PS5.

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