After months of speculation, PlayStation has finally retained its long-awaited state of the art gameplay. Despite his lackluster announcement at the last minute, the event was not boring.
From an expanded look at God of War Ragnarok gameplay and a reworking of the beloved Yakuza classic, to a first look Tekken 8The PlayStation State of Play was everything.
Apart from God of War Ragnarok, Tekken 8 and Like a dragon: was, State of Play also revealed new games like Pacific Drive and Rise of the Ronin. It also provided updates on previously announced titles such as Project Eve.
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God of War Ragnarok Duelsense console, new trailer for Hogwarts Legacy, and more announcements at PlayStation State of Play (September 2022)
- Tekken 8 officially announced: The show kicked off with its first official look at the next major title of the popular fighting game series. While a release date has yet to be revealed, it is in development for PS5 and Xbox Series X | S and PC via Steam.
- Star Wars: Tales from Galaxy’s Edge Enhanced Edition is coming to PS VR2: The virtual reality title, originally released in 2020, is making its way to PlayStation VR2 next year.
- Demeo brings the MTG experience to PS VR2Developed by Resolution Games, Demeo brings the excitement of a tabletop RPG to virtual reality. It is scheduled to be launched in 2023.
- Like a Dragon: Ishin is the forgotten Yakuza title that’s got a proper remake: Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio remakes the Japanese-only Ryū ga Gotoku (Yakuza) Ishin, which was released for PS3 and PS4 in 2014, for the first time worldwide. The gameplay looks exceptional, and the title is set for a February 2023 release date.
- Hogwarts Legacy debuts a new trailer with an exclusive mission: The upcoming RPG set in Wizarding World has revealed a new trailer for a PlayStation-exclusive mission, The Haunted Hogsmeade Shop.
- Pacific Drive announced with a scary trailer: Based on the TV series from the ’90s, this terrifying road trip takes gamers into a mysterious hell. It is scheduled to be launched next year.
- PlayStation Stars takes digital collectibles to a whole different level: PlayStation Stars will allow players to exchange their loyalty points for digital items to display, ranging from digital console model to in-game character models. It is not known whether or not these digital holdings will be limited, creating a decentralized marketplace.
- Bandai Namco’s Synduality presents a dystopian futureUnveiled on PlayStation’s State of Play, Synduality blends third-person shooter action with massive mechanical combat. The game is scheduled to be released in 2023.
- Project Eve has a new nameOriginally announced as Project Eve, ShiftUp’s next title has now been renamed Stellar Blade. Set for a release in 2023, the PS5 console exclusive features intense action with a strong narrative element.
- Rise of the Ronin embodies the fantasy of Japanese feudal creed Assassin’s CreedDeveloped by Team Ninja, Rise of the Ronin may still be two years away but it has already caught the attention of fans. The game takes players to feudal Japan with a sprawling open world and exciting battles. It is set for a 2024 release on PS5.
- God of War Ragnarok Duelsense console revealedThe next major PlayStation title is God of War Ragnarok, and Sony will release a PS5 Duelsense console to go along with the title. The blue and white console features Skoll and Hati, two wolves that chase the sun and moon.
- God of War Ragnarok gets a new story trailer where Atreus hides a secret: God of War Ragnarok releases a new story trailer, revealing some hit songs about where the story is headed. The trailer featured Kratos freeing Tyr and Gods of War to work together, as well as Kratos clashing with Thor as Leviathan and Mjolnir crash into Thunder and Ice.
Overall, State of Play was very exciting and delivered in anticipation. While God of War RagnarokAnd Tekken 8 and Like a Dragon: Ishin were the headlines, and many other exciting announcements accompanied them.