Sony Group Corp. introduced on Thursday a slate of recent video games for the PlayStation 5 console, together with a sequel to 2018’s widespread Spider-Man and a remake of the critically acclaimed Star Wars: Knights of the Previous Republic.
Throughout a 40-minute occasion filled with trailers for upcoming titles, Sony additionally teased a brand new recreation based mostly on Wolverine from Burbank, California-based Insomniac Video games, which can be making Spider-Man 2. Sony acquired Insomniac Video games in 2019.
This occasion was an vital milestone for the PlayStation 5, which has been flying off the cabinets however doesn’t but have the kind of strong lineup of software program that followers count on. Sony has marketed the console as the one place to play unique video games equivalent to the brand new God of Battle, which was additionally showcased on the occasion, however lots of these video games had been delayed to 2022. The brand new God of Battle may also be launched on PlayStation 4.
Now, Sony will look to construct off the success of the console, which has bought greater than 10 million copies since its launch final November however has been hampered by provide constraints. The corporate hopes that video games revealed at Thursday’s present will preserve that momentum going into subsequent 12 months and past. Some titles introduced throughout the occasion, equivalent to Spider-Man 2 and Wolverine, are deliberate for 2023 or later.
Different video games showcased on the convention included a brand new Gran Turismo racing recreation and Forspoken, an open-world motion recreation from Sq. Enix Inc. that may come to PlayStation 5 and PCs subsequent spring.