The PS5 Showcase is here and anticipation is running high. With the next-gen console release window quickly approaching and Microsoft already a step ahead on Series S and Series X price and release date announcements, the pressure is now on Sony to deliver the last remaining details on the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition. So you can stay on top of all the news, here’s a roundup of everything Sony announced and revealed at today’s PS5 event.
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Final Fantasy 16 Revealed
Featuring a cinematic trailer with glimpses of summons Shiva and Ifrit along with a medieval fantasy-like setting, Sony announced FF16 and it will be a PlayStation console exclusive.
Spider-Man: Miles Morales Gameplay Trailer Revealed
We were given an extended look at Spider-Man: Miles Morales and the trailer looks visually stunning, featuring combat with stylish combos and a potential reveal of Tinkerer as the villain. Spider-Man: Miles Morales was announced for PS4 and PS5 and will release in Holiday 2020.
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Harry Potter Hogwarts Legacy Announced
The rumored Harry Potter RPG was finally announced with a world premiere trailer. Dubbed Hogwarts Legacy, it looks like players will be able to travel back to the late 1800s and visit well-known locations from the movies and books. Hogwarts Legacy will be available on the PS5 in 2021.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Campaign Gameplay Revealed
Campaign gameplay from the first mission in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War called ‘Nowhere Left to Run’ was shown during the PS5 event. Not only that, but PS4 players will get exclusive access to the Cold War multiplayer alpha on September 18.
Resident Evil: Village Gameplay Trailer Revealed
We get a look at Resident Evil: Village gameplay trailer that digs even deeper into the dark fairy tale aesthetic we’ve seen, with a creepy old lady, exploration through chilling environments, monsters, and a folk tale of a little girl in a forest.
New Death Loop Gameplay Trailer
We were given a new look at the time-manipulating shooter Deathloop, featuring a very cool 70s vibe and lots of punching, shooting, and stabbing action. Death Loop is planned for launch in Q2 of 2021.
Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition Announced
Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition was announced for a digital launch on the PS5. The new edition comes with a faster-paced Turbo Mode, a playable Virgil, and a new difficulty called Legendary Dark Knight.
Oddsworld: Soulstorm Gameplay Trailer Revealed
New Oddsworld: Soulstorm gameplay was shown with protagonist Abe leading a small army through a dangerous mine.
Five Nights at Freddy’s Security Breach Announced
Another entry to the FNAF series called Five Nights at Freddy’s Security Breach was announced. Taking place at a new location called Freddy Fazbear’s Mega Pizza Plex, it will bring new places to explore and new threats to avoid. Security Breach will be available on the PS5.
Demon’s Souls Extended Gameplay Revealed
From Bluepoint and Sony Japan comes an extended look at Demon’s Souls gameplay. It features some stunning looks at some of the locations in the game and a boss battle that ends in the series’ signature “You Died” screen.
Unreal Engine 4 Fortnite Gameplay Revealed
A trailer showing us how Unreal Engine 4 Fortnite gameplay will look on the PS5. Fortnite will be available on the PS5 at launch.
PlayStation Plus Collection Announced for the PS5
Sony announced future PS5 owners subscribed to PlayStation Plus will have access to a number of big games at no additional cost with the PlayStation Plus Collection.
PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition Price and Release Dates Announced
Sony’s next-gen consoles finally got prices and release dates. The regular PS5 is priced at US$499/£449/AU$750, while the Digital Edition will be available for US$399/£359/AU$600. Both PS5 consoles have a release date in the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea on November 12. The consoles will launch in other territories on November 19. As for PS5 preorders, those will be available tomorrow.
God of War: Ragnarok Teaser Trailer Revealed
God of War: Ragnarok, a sequel to the 2018 reboot, was officially announced for the PS5. Not much was revealed but we do know it’s scheduled to release sometime in 2021.