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Spider-Man 2 PS5 Spider-Bot Guide: How to Find Spider-Bots & Tech Crates

If you’re looking for Spider-Bots in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, it’s easy to run into trouble if you’re not sure where to look. Each of the collectibles in the game has different methods you can use to find them, with most having icons on the map. Spider-Bots, however, do not have any icons at all. So, how do you find these tiny robots?

We’ve got you covered with exactly what to look for when traversing the map. Additionally, there’s even a method to get the icon to pop up on your map. Here’s what you need to know.

How to Find Spider-Bots in Spider-Man 2

So, to find Spider-Bots, you need to look for a mysterious ping. These will be purple and ping from different buildings. When you spot one, head to the location and follow the sound of the crawling Spider-Bots. You’ll get a prompt to press the triangle button when the bot pops up on your screen.

Spider-Bot PingSomething to keep in mind is that some of these bots are floating in the skies above. You’ll need to use leverage from taller buildings and glide with your Web Wings to get these Spider-Bots. Each district has a counter like the rest of the collectibles, so utilize this to determine how many you have left.

How to Make Spider-Bots and Tech Crates Appear on the Map

Insomniac has implemented a way to make both Spider-Bots and Tech Crates appear on the map, but you might be unaware of that since it’s largely gone unnoticed. In the Suit Tech upgrade menu, head down to the Traversal category. Here, you’ll want to unlock the All Seeing upgrade. Both Miles Morales and Peter Parker will have the upgrade when unlocked as this skill tree is shared. This will make both Tech Crates and Spider-Bots pop up on your map in Spider-Man 2. With this ability, you’ll be able to gather any remaining bots in no time!

When looking for Spider-Bots all across the map, you’re going to need to fast travel. Check out our fast travel guide for all the details on how to unlock this ability!