PlayStation State of Play May 2024: Full Recap

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Sony’s second State of Play presentation for 2024 just concluded, revealing an exciting lineup of upcoming games for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation VR2. This event provided a deeper look at both first-party and third-party titles, giving players a taste of what to expect in the latter half of the year and beyond. Here’s a comprehensive roundup of all the major announcements. PlayStation


First-Party Highlights


First teased last year, Firewalk Studios’ sci-fi multiplayer game Concord received a detailed reveal. The new trailer showcased a 5v5 first-person hero shooter featuring characters known as Freegunners. The cinematic teaser depicted intense character confrontations over a device, followed by gameplay that promises action reminiscent of Overwatch and Lawbreakers. Concord is set to release on August 23 for PS5 and PC, with a beta available in July. PlayStation

God of War Ragnarok PC Port

Sony confirmed that God of War Ragnarok will be coming to PC on September 19. This port is expected to deliver the same captivating narrative and gameplay experience as on PS4 and PS5, enhanced with the graphical and performance improvements typical of recent Sony PC releases.

Until Dawn Remake

Fans of horror games will be thrilled to hear that Until Dawn is being remade for PlayStation 5 and PC. Supermassive Games’ choice-driven narrative adventure returns with significantly upgraded visuals. The remake is slated for release this fall, just in time for Halloween. PlayStation

Astro Bot

Team Asobi unveiled Astro Bot, a full sequel to the beloved PS5 launch title Astro’s Playroom. Featuring over 50 new levels, new abilities such as flying and growing large, and challenging boss fights, Astro Bot promises to be a delightful adventure. It launches on September 6 for PS5.

Third-Party and VR Highlights

Dynasty Warriors Origins

Omega Force announced Dynasty Warriors Origins, marking the series’ return to its roots with stunning realistic visuals and horseback combat. This new entry in the Musou genre is scheduled for a 2025 release. PlayStation

Ballad of Antara

This newly announced title will also be arriving in 2025. While details were sparse, anticipation is building for what looks to be a compelling addition to the PS5 lineup. PlayStation

Monster Hunter Wilds

Following its initial reveal at The Game Awards 2023, Monster Hunter Wilds received a new gameplay trailer. Although it has a 2025 release window, the trailer showcased the intense action and expansive environments players can expect.

Behemoth (PSVR2)

From the developers of The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners comes Behemoth, a new survival horror game for PSVR2. A gameplay trailer was shown, with the game set to launch this fall.

Alien: Rogue Incursion (PSVR2)

Survios introduced Alien: Rogue Incursion, an Alien survival horror game for PSVR2. Scheduled for a “holiday 2024” release, it aims to deliver a terrifying VR experience.

Path of Exile 2

Grinding Gear Games unveiled a new trailer for Path of Exile 2, highlighting its first appearance on PS5. The game will support crossplay and is set for a “late 2024” early access release.

Silent Hill 2 Remake

A new gameplay trailer for the highly anticipated Silent Hill 2 remake was shown. This iconic horror title launches on October 8, with further details expected in the upcoming Silent Hill Transmission event.

Additional Announcements

  • Infinity Nikki received a new trailer and will have a PS5 test phase in Q3 2024.
  • Marvel Rivals was confirmed for PS5, with a beta in July and a console-exclusive Scarlet Spider skin.
  • Where Winds Meet showcased a new trailer, emphasizing its Soulslike combat mechanics.

This State of Play has certainly set the stage for an exciting lineup of games, ensuring that PS5 and PSVR2 owners have plenty to look forward to in the coming months. Whether you’re a fan of action-packed multiplayer shooters, horror adventures, or expansive RPGs, there’s something for everyone in this diverse array of announcements.


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