Sony kept theirs PS State of Play 2022 yesterday, and it seems like it’s a video game revealing season! Some of these included announcements of new titles, as well as confirmation of speculation. We also learned about some remakes and sequels to the long-loved franchise. Let’s start with a summary of the highlights without further ado!
Resident Evil Announcements at PS State of Play 2022
By far some of the most exciting announcements at PS State of Play 2022 involved Resident Evil franchise. The first of these is something that has been rumored for a while – a Resident Evil 4 remake. Yes, that’s right, we’re finally taking a step back into the world of this critically acclaimed action game.
Unfortunately, Capcom did not reveal much about the remake. We received a teaser trailer and a release date on March 24, 2023. They also confirmed that the game will be available for Playstation 5 and PC, Xbox Series S and Series X. In addition, Capcom hinted at some extra content for VR systems but did not say much more than so.
Speaking of VR, Capcom also announced at PS State of Play 2022 that fans could soon feel even more terrified. Resident Evil Village will get to PlayStation VR2. If you own this virtual reality headset, get ready to start shaking your boots again!
Capcom said it would be the full version of the survival horror game and include new technologies. This includes changing weapons in your hands and physically raising your arms to attack enemies. You will surely be scared!
Horizon updates at PS State of Play 2022
One of the other exciting reveals at PS State of Play 2022 involves Horizon series. Guerrilla Games announced it Horizon: Call of the Mountain released exclusively on PlayStation VR2. They even gave us a gameplay trailer to see exactly what this experience will look like.
In addition, we learned about some of the activities for the exclusive game. These include climbing and archery, which will surely be great fun in VR. In addition to Story Mode, there is also a “River Ride” mode, which means sailing down a river.
In addition to this, the company made the official announcement of a major update Horizon: Forbidden West. This got some special focus from the team and included a lot of new activities. You can now try playing on more difficult difficulty settings and graphics adjustments. They may have announced it at PS State of Play 2022, but the update is available to play now!
Final Fantasy 16 announcement
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Another of the much anticipated upcoming games is Final Fantasy 16. On PS State of Play 2022, we have finally received some more information! Square Enix was generous enough to give us a gameplay trailer and a rough release date – the summer of 2023.
So far, we know that many iconic characters from the series will return. These include Shiva, Odin, Phoenix, Tian and more. Oh, and the main character Clive Rosfield, of course! From the trailer we can tell you that Eikons will have a big party to play in this first party game.
Street Fighter 6 Gameplay trailer
Our last, but certainly not least, big game announcement at PS State of Play 2022 where Street Fighter 6. We have known that the game will be coming for a while, but Capcom confirmed that it will be released in 2023. They also revealed that you can play the game on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox Series X and Series S.
In the gameplay trailer, we got an exclusive look at Capcom’s RE Engine. Previously, they used this engine to create Resident Evil Village and Resident Evil 7. It makes a marked difference from previous video game engines due to the better graphics. This enables a much more immersive experience.
Thankfully, Capcom also said at PS State of Play 2022 that iconic characters Chun-Li, Ryu and Luke would be featured in this latest game. We also saw some pictures of the newest member of the franchise, Jamie.
Clear, PS State of Play 2022 was a packed gaming conference, with lots of great gaming revelations and updates. We left some others from this list, including the sequel to Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners and a remastered version of Spider-Man game. Which was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!
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