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Baxter Building In Spider-Man 2: Fantastic Four’s New HQ

Spider-Man 2 is full of Easter Eggs surprises referencing Marvel, which are not hard to find.

Likewise, Insomniacs presents another iconic Marvel superhero family: Fantastic Four through Baxter Building.

The Baxter Building is an exciting easter egg, a famous skyscraper under construction in the Hell’s Kitchen district of New York City in Spider-Man 2. However, you cannot enter the building but enjoy the view from the top.
Continue reading to learn more about the Baxter Building, how to get there, and the plans after it is constructed in Spider-Man 2.

What Is Baxter Building In Spider-Man 2? 

Baxter Building is the future headquarters of the Fantastic Four, a superhero team in the Marvel universe.

In addition, It is shown as a work in progress with construction equipment and a partially painted iconic “4” logo on top.

However, the building suggests that the Fantastic Four exist in the university, even though they do not physically appear.

the baxter building
The Baxter Building is the new home for the Fantastic Four.

Even though the Baxter Building is restricted to get into, you can still admire it from afar.

  1. As a Spider-Man, swing to the Baxter Building, which is located in New York City.
baxter building is located in hell's kitchen in nyc
Baxter Building is located in Hell’s Kitchen in NYC.
  1. As you are not allowed to enter the building, swing to get to the roof.
  2. You can now see the roof partially with the “4” logo.
  3. You can explore the roof, view, and enjoy the Easter Egg.
Continue reading to explore everything about Dr. Young and the Evolved Venom Abilities in Spider-Man 2.

Reasons You Cannot Get Into Baxter Building In Spider-Man 2

Here are some of the reasons mentioning why you can’t get into the Baxter Building:

  1. The building is under construction and unsafe for the public to enter.
  2. As Spider-Man is not a member of the Fantastic Four, he does not have permission to enter their headquarters.
  3. It is a private residence which is not open to visitors.
  4. The Fantastic Four is a superhero team, so their headquarters is quite secure..

Therefore, authorities may arrest you for trespassing if you get caught trying to enter the Baxter Building. 

Purposes Of The Baxter Building In Spider-Man 2

Baxter Building may have specific purposes in Spider-Man 2, which are unknown.

On the theories made by players, here are some points explaining its purposes.

  1. The Baxter Building might indicate the presence of other superheroes, The Fantastic Four, in the game universe.
  2. It may serve as the headquarters of the Fantastic Four, where the group can plan their missions, store their equipment, and relax.
  3. It could be where Spider-Man can go for advice or store his equipment and supplies.
  4. The building is built to add depth to NYC by including landmarks and locations associated with the Marvel Universe.

The Bottom Line

The Baxter Building is the new home for the Fantastic Four in New York City but is still under construction after a recent disaster.

Many players believe the Baxter Building is just an Easter egg missing from the first game.

Despite having Daredevil, Avengers, Black Panther, and Doctor Stranger building in the first game, Insomniac never made those games.

Hence, Baxter Building is just a fun location and nothing more.

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