PS5 Reveal: Playstation 5 design, games lineup unveiled

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Sony unveiled the design and games lineup for the upcoming Playstation 5 console during their streamed event on 11 June. While the peek at the console’s design was welcomed, the line up of exclusive games is what stirred the most interest.

The PlayStation 5 will come in two variants at launch, with a variety of accessories available. The console variants include the standard PS5 with a Blu-ray disc drive and a PS5 Digital Edition that doesn’t have a disc drive.

The accessories for the new console include:

  • PULSE 3D wireless headset
  • HD Camera
  • Media Remote (a remote control with built-in microphone to navigate movies and streaming services)
  • DualSense Charging Station

PS5 games

In terms of games, Sony announced several notable franchise sequels and additions. This includes Horizon Forbidden West, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Resident Evil Village, Hitman 3, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.

Numerous indie games were featured in the reveal alongside AAA titles. Some interesting titles included Stray, a game set in the future where you play a cat in a city filled with robots. Meanwhile, Kena: Bridge of Spirits is a story-driven action-adventure game where you gather spirit companions that help you in the game.

Sony also revealed a remake of Demon’s Souls for the PS5, something that fans of the original game have been eagerly awaiting.

You can see a full list of the revealed PS5 games below:

  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Ghostwire: Tokyo
  • Gran Turismo 7
  • Returnal
  • Godfall
  • Project Athia
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure
  • Hitman 3
  • NBA 2K21
  • Deathloop
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Pragmata
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Demon’s Souls
  • Bugsnax
  • Goodbye Volcano High
  • Jett: The Far Shore
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Little Devil Inside
  • Oddworld: Soulstorm
  • The Pathless
  • Stray
  • Solar Ash
  • Destruction All Stars
  • Astro’s Playroom
  • Tribes of Midgard

Most of the games will launch in 2021. A launch date and pricing for the consolve have not been announced. However, a leaked Amazon listing of the PS5 hint at the console being significantly more expensive than its predecessor.

You can read more about the PS5 games lineup on the PlayStation blog.

Feature image: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Megan Ellis, Editor
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