On Thursday Sony aired an all-new PlayStation State of Play highlighting PS4 and PSVR games, with “a few” updates on previously announced PS5 titles. Below is our complete recap of everything that was shown:
Crash Bandicoot 4: New Mode, Playable Character Announced
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Crash 4 developer Toys for Bob showed off a fresh look at the upcoming 3D platformer and announced N. Verted mode, which adds a “totally new and dynamic look and feel” to each level. The developer also revealed Dingodile will be a playable character.
For more, you can check out our hands-on preview of Crash 4.
Hitman Trilogy to Be Playable in PSVR
IO’s Hitman trilogy, including the forthcoming Hitman 3, will be fully playable in PSVR. PSVR support will be available for Hitman 3 when it launches in January 2021.
Braid: Anniversary Edition Announced
An upgraded version of Braid, the acclaimed 2008 puzzle-platformer, will be released for PS4 and PS5 in early 2021. The new edition has been “hand repainted for modern high resolutions” with nine pixels to every one in the original. It also features new animations, improved sound and music, and hours of developer commentary.
Spelunky 2 Release Date Announced
The long-awaited Spelunky 2 is coming to PS4 on September 15.
Vader Immortal PSVR Release Date Announced
Star Wars: Vader Immortal is coming to PSVR on August 25, Sony announced during its State of Play broadcast. The canon Star Wars adventure was previously exclusive to Oculus.
Control: AWE Expansion Dated
The second expansion for Control, AWE, will be released on August 27. The new trailer featured a glimpse of Alan Wake, confirming AWE as Remedy’s suspected Control-Alan Wake crossover.
Temtem Is Coming to PS5
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Temtem, the Pokemon-like MMO, is coming to PS5, after launching on Steam Early Access earlier this year. “As we look forward and as we expand our plans for the future of Temtem, we knew we had to embrace the next-gen,” Temtem director Guillermo Andrades told IGN. “Sony has been very receptive and helpful with us in this decision, so the PS5 is the perfect fit to start our journey.”
Hood: Outlaws and Legends Announced for PS5
Hood: Outlaws and Legends has been announced for PS5. Set during Britain’s Dark Ages, Hood is a third-person, 4v4 multiplayer heist game that developer Sumo Newcastle calls a “dark and gritty reimagining of the Robin Hood legend.”
New Trailers and Gameplay: Bugsnax, Godfall, and More
Thursday’s State of Play featured several new trailers and gameplay videos from previously announced games, including fan favorite Bugsnax and PS5’s Godfall. Check them out below:
Jordan is a freelance writer for IGN.