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Sony’s September State of Play shows off new PS4, PS5 and PS VR2 titles

On Thursday afternoon, Sony held a near half-hour long State of Play video event to showcase upcoming games for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation VR 2 systems.

Baby Steps

From Gabe Cuzzillo, Bennett Foddy, and Maxi Boch
Releases in Summer 2024 on PS5

Nate is a big baby. However, like any toddler, walking is a challenge, and with the DualSense controller, be mindful of where Nate steps as he could lose his balance… With varied terrain and even a skateboard, it’s hard to put one’s best foot forward.

Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord

From nDreams
Releases on October 26th, 2023 for PS VR2

Slide into a jumpsuit and grab a proton pack, it’s Ghostbustin’ time! This immersive adventure brings hunting the paranormal to life, as spectres will do their best to scare you! With an array of items and positively charged subatomic particles, it’s all in a day’s work.


From Roblox
Releases on October 10th, 2023 for PS4 and PS5

Nothing is out of bounds in Roblox. With over 66 million active users, there’s something for everyone — create, explore and interact with it all.

Resident Evil 4

From Capcom
Releases on September 21st, 2023 for PS4 and PS5

Capcom has finally revealed the Separate Ways DLC for Resident Evil 4 along with the VR Mode for the survival horror title. The DLC introduces Ada Wong as she experiences the story to compliment Leon Kennedy’s.

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

From Ubisoft
Releases on December 7th, 2023 for PS5

Return to Pandora and defend its lush landscapes from the ruthless Resources Development Administration. As a Na’vi, rally clans to fight against the RDA all while taking in the breathtaking beauty this alien world has to offer.

Ghostrunner 2

From 505 Games, One More Level
Releases on October 26th, 2023 for PS5

Tackle the mean streets of Dharma Tower where the combat is as intense as the environment. With an array of weapons and attacks, Jack will need to utilize these and new skills to save humanity.

Helldivers 2

From Arrowhead Game Studios
Releases on February 8th, 2024 for PS5 and PC

Jump planet to planet and harvest materials unique to each world, as they are helpful in upgrading equipment and weapons. Come up with individual strategies as each planet will test the skills and resources acquired.

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

From Insomniac Games
Releases on October 20th, 2023 for PS5

New York is more than just Manhattan — explore Queens and Brooklyn and fight for justice as the cityscape expands beneath your webs. A deluxe edition also contains ten stunning suits to wear when traversing the town.

Tales of Arise – Beyond the Dawn

From Bandai Namco
Releases on November 9th, 2023 for PS4 and PS5

Beyond the Dawn is additional downloadable content (DLC) to extend the 2021 title Tales of Arise. Follow Nazamil and embark on a new adventure to reunite with familiar faces and further explore the world.

Honkai: Star Rail

From Hoyoverse
Releases on October 11th, 2023 for PS5

Between the stars a train pulls along worlds of incomparable beauty, offering up adventures, legends and more, with characters to match.


From Square Enix
Releases in 2024 for PS4 and PS5

An open beta for the foamy shooter begins on September 29th with two modes: Smash the Star and Happy Bath Survival. Cover your opponents in foam and then slide into them — avoid your enemy’s foam as it will impede your attacks!

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

From Square Enix
Releases on February 29th, 2024 for PS5

The second in the Final Fantasy VII Remake series, continues with Cloud and his team’s adventures outside of Midgar and into the wider world. Familiar characters like Yuffie and Vincent Valentine will join in all the action in a vastly remastered retelling of the classic PlayStation title.

Sources: YouTube, PlayStation.Blog

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