Sony simply wrapped up its September 2022 PlayStation State of Play present. The massive spotlight was a model new trailer for God of Struggle Ragnarok (which is popping out in lower than two months!), however we additionally bought a reveal of a brand new Tekken and a few particulars on an upcoming sport from Staff Ninja.
Right here’s our roundup of the largest information from the occasion.
Sony debuted a brand new God of Struggle Ragnarok trailer that gave us some extra hints concerning the sport’s story and confirmed off a better take a look at the motion within the sport. Within the trailer, Santa Monica Studio additionally shared some peeks at new mystical realms that look otherworldly. And for those who like branded equipment, Sony revealed a Ragnarok-themed DualSense controller. The controller and the sport itself might be launched quickly: each might be obtainable on November ninth.
Tekken 8 is in growth
Road Fighter isn’t the one preventing sequence getting a contemporary new entry — Sony confirmed off the first trailer for a brand new Tekken sport, Tekken 8, throughout Tuesday’s showcase. The graphics within the trailer have been spectacular, and in a weblog put up, Bandai Namco’s Katsuhiro Harada stated it wasn’t a pre-rendered movie, so the ultimate product might be a handsome sport. Tekken 8 is coming to PS5, Xbox Collection X / S, and PC through Steam, although no launch window was shared.
Like a Dragon: Ishin! is a samurai-themed sport from the makers of Yakuza
Sega is releasing Like a Dragon: Ishin!, a samurai-themed sport from the builders of the favored Yakuza sequence, in February 2023 for PS5 and PS4. Ishin! is a remake of the sport Ryu ga Gotoku Ishin!, which first got here out on PS3 and PS4 in 2014, however solely in Japan.
Sony confirmed off a number of the digital collectibles that you just’ll have the ability to earn via its new PlayStation Stars program, together with a digital reproduction of the PS3 console and a scene from Ape Escape 2. In my eyes, they’re type of like Nintendo’s amiibo, however digital — and don’t fear, they’re not NFTs. In a weblog put up, the company said you’ll have the ability to showcase the collectibles within the PlayStation app or in your PSN profile. This system will launch first within the app and on consoles “sooner or later.” It rolls out first in Asia later this month and might be obtainable within the US and Europe “at a later date.”
Rise of the Ronin is a brand new Staff Ninja-made motion RPG set in Japan
Sony and Koei Tecmo’s Staff Ninja are partnering on a brand new sport, Rise of the Ronin. Set within the late nineteenth century, you’ll play as a ronin who can who’s “a warrior sure to no grasp and free to make selections of its personal,” in accordance with a PlayStation blog post. Within the few gameplay glimpses we bought within the trailer, Ronin regarded type of like a mixture of Ghost of Tsushima and Murderer’s Creed, which looks like a successful mixture to me. The sport is releasing in 2024 as a PS5 console unique.
PSVR2 is getting a Star Wars title and a fantasy board sport
Sony confirmed off two new video games coming to PSVR2: Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge Enhanced Edition and the fantasy-themed tabletop board game Demeo. Each will debut subsequent yr.
Hogwarts Legacy could have a PlayStation-exclusive quest
Sony launched a brief trailer for Hogwarts Legacy, the brand new Harry Potter prequel title, and revealed that for those who’re choosing up the PlayStation model of the sport you’ll have entry to an exclusive quest called The Haunted Hogsmeade Shop. The search might be unique for one yr. Hogwarts Legacy will now be launched on February tenth, 2023, following a recent delay.