Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today delighted fans with a PlayStation Showcase packed with exciting content and impressive new game reveals. Representing a wide range of gameplay genres and artistic visions, the show has revealed an array of new and upcoming PlayStation 5, PlayStation VR2, and PC titles.
The software lineup paid tribute to gaming’s rich history as well, featuring iconic game franchises like Metal Gear Solid and Resident Evil, and sequels to fan favorites like Dragon’s Dogma, Alan Wake and Arizona Sunshine. The Showcase also offered the first look at the new Project Q device for playing PS5 games via Remote Play and PlayStation’s first official wireless earbuds.
Upcoming PlayStation Games
Already known for its deep library of narrative-driven single-player titles, PlayStation Studios today unveiled a first look at three ambitious new multiplayer projects for PlayStation 5 and PC: Fairgame$ from Haven Studios, as well as Concord from Firewalk Studios (launching in 2024). Meanwhile, Arrowhead Game Studios took gamers back to a beloved cooperative sci-fi shooter world with Helldivers 2, releasing this year. In addition, Bungie, who became a part of SIE in July 2022, announced a new game – Marathon – a sci-fi extraction shooter and the first entirely new Bungie project in a decade. The studio also unveiled the next major expansion for Destiny 2, titled The Final Shape, which will be the epic conclusion of Destiny’s decade-long Light & Darkness saga.
Fans also got major updates for highly anticipated titles like Assassin’s Creed Mirage, Street Fighter 6, and Final Fantasy XVI. PlayStation VR2 wasn’t left out either, with announcements for Synapse, Arizona Sunshine 2, Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted 2, Resident Evil 4 VR Mode, and Crossfire: Sierra Squad.
The show culminated with a new in-depth preview of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, the hotly-anticipated action blockbuster from Insomniac Games coming to PlayStation 5 this fall. The breathtaking new footage highlighted the game’s richer, more detailed environments, and demonstrated how players can seamlessly switch between Peter Parker and Miles Morales as they master unique skills and face off against exciting new villains such as Kraven the Hunter and Lizard.
Project Q: Remote Play for PlayStation 5
In addition to highlighting its robust software roadmap, SIE also announced Project Q, a dedicated device launching later this year that enables you to play any compatible game installed on your PS5 console using Remote Play over Wi-Fi.
The accessory boasts an 8-inch LCD screen capable of up to 1080p resolution at 60fps, delivering crisp visuals and smooth gameplay streamed from your PS5 when you’re away from your TV. All of the buttons and features of the DualSense wireless controller, including adaptive triggers and haptic feedback, are featured on the device.
PlayStation’s first-ever official wireless earbuds were also revealed, bringing next-generation audio immersion to PS5 as well as PC, along with connectivity to smartphones via Bluetooth.
Launching later this year, the earbuds will feature new wireless technology developed by SIE, and will deliver lossless audio with low latency for a high-quality audio experience. Additional details about both accessories will be announced in the coming months.
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