Yesterday Sony’s 45 minute showcase revealed some upcoming titles for the PS5 console and some gameplay of the new God of War sequel on the next-gen console. It’s been over a year since the last Sony showcase due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Now that their new console has been out for almost a year, Sony went big with their announcements.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
Definitely one of the biggest announcements was the reveal of the Spider-Man 2 game. The sequel to Insomniac’s 2018 Spider-Man on PS4 and Spider-Man: Miles Morales, we got to see a quick preview of the game’s synopsis in a short cinematic trailer. It looks like it will be a game with both Peter and Miles as playable characters, fighting against (or with?) Venom and an unknown antagonist. The game exclusively on PS5 sometime in 2023.
Knights of the Old Republic
Yes, that’s right. You haven’t teleported back to the mid-2000s, Knights of the Old Republic is getting a remake for the PS5 and is currently in development. The 2003 game was released on the original Xbox and was set way before the Star-Wars prequels and the creation of the Republic. There isn’t much more news on this title other than it will be a PS5 exclusive but we haven’t gotten a release date.
God of War: Ragnarok
We finally got some more news on the final God of War title, God of War: Ragnarok. The gameplay trailer showcase new and old enemies along with all 5 realms. Here we got Kratos and an older Atreus setting out for answers from questions left in the previous game. The game from Santa Monica studios is set to release in 2022 on the PS5.
Other Highlights in Sony Showcase
Along with Spider-Man 2, another Marvel hero will be getting his own game. It was announced that X-men’s Wolverine will have his own title which is currently in development.
A remastered version of Uncharted 4 is in the works as well. It includes a remaster of it’s spin-off “Lost Legacy” and is set to release for PC and PS5 in 2022.
Lastly in the Sony showcase, it turns out that Rockstar is now pushing the release date for the next-gen version of Grand Theft Auto Five back to March. The PS5 and Xbox Series X versions of the game were initially set to release in November but this past year was the cause of understandable setbacks in development.