Today, Sony revealed the first look at the PlayStation 5 (PS5) hardware and some games coming to the system in 2020 and beyond. The highlight of the event has to be the reveal of the PS5 Digital Edition alongside the regular PS5. You can take a look at all the announcements in the order they appeared below.
The first game Sony revealed was Grand Theft Auto V for the PS5. It’s going to be “Expanded and Enhanced” for the upcoming console in 2021.
Sony revealed Spider-Man: Miles Morales for PS5 and it’s coming in Holiday 2020. It seems like a standalone expansion to the first game, but it may be a full-blown sequel. We’ll have to wait to find out.
Polyphony Digital revealed Gran Turismo 7 for PS5. We got a look at some gameplay, showcasing great shadows.
Insomniac Games revealed Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, the next entry in the beloved franchise. It’s unclear when it’s coming to the platform. Ray-traced reflections will be on the characters it seems.
Square Enix revealed Project Athia for PS5 with a cinematic trailer. It looks like a grand adventure set in a hostile world you can freely traverse.
Annapurna Interactive revealed Stray with a cinematic trailer featuring cats.
Sony revealed a new third-person action game coming to PS5 called Returnal. It focuses on a lone survivor on an ever-shifting planet. Every time you die, the world changes.
Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Sackboy: A Big Adventure is made by Sumo Digital and looks like it retains the charm of its predecessors. It’s a cute game that you can play with children.
A demolition derby-like game called Destruction Allstars was revealed at the event. It looks like a lot of fun and reminds us of Rocket League in many ways.
Kena: Bridge of Spirits
Ember Lab revealed a cartoon-like adventure called Kena: Bridge of Spirits. It seems like it focuses on fast-paced combat and evasion.
Goodbye Volcano High
Another cartoon-like game called Goodbye Volcano High was revealed for 2021. It has a unique Cartoon Network-style aesthetic.
Oddworld Inhabitants revealed the first look of Oddworld: Soulstorm. The game is a multiplatform title that focuses on platforming and saving your species.
Bethesda also revealed Ghostwire: Tokyo gameplay at the event. The game is also a multiplatform title. The title is a first-person action game that looks like a blend between Mirror’s Edge and a neon punk aesthetic.
Jett: The Far Shore
A new game called Jett: The Far Shore about space exploration was revealed at the PS5 games event.
Godfall got a gameplay trailer that gives it a most fast-paced action look than Dark Souls. It’s coming Holiday 2020.
Annapurna Interactive also revealed a game called Solar Ash at the PS5 event. It’s coming to the system in 2021.
IO Interactive revealed Hitman 3 for PS5 and other platforms. It’s coming in January 2021.
Did you love Playroom on the PlayStation 4? Well, Astro’s Playroom is also coming to PS5.
Little Devil Inside
Another game with a boxy, cartoon-like aesthetic is coming to PS5. It’s called Little Devil Inside. It features a lot of different creatures, too.
2K Games revealed NBA 2K21 at the event. It’s also a multiplatform experience. It’s coming in Fall 2020 and will be upgraded for PS5 when it launches from the looks of it.
The next game from Octodad creator Bugsnax was revealed and it looks like an absolutely hilarious experience.
Sony ended the show with a high point. The Demon’s Souls remake is real and looks amazing. The scale is breathtaking and is made by Bluepoint Games.
Arkane Studios revealed gameplay from Deathloop. You play as rival assassins suck in a time loop.
Resident Evil VIII: Village was revealed at the event. It’s another multiplatform game and is coming in 2021.
Pragmata is another mysterious game that is coming from Capcom in 2022.
Horizon Forbidden West was announced with an amazing cinematic trailer. It features a lot of underwater exploration and even robotic mammoths. No release date or window was provided.
Sony finally unveiled the design of the PS5. It looks gorgeous because it’s curved. There’s going to be a disc and disc-less edition. No price or release date were revealed. The company is probably waiting to see what Microsoft does with Xbox Series X.
What was your favorite announcement from the show? Which games are you looking forward to the most? Let us know.
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