The Sony PlayStation press conference held at the E3 Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles came with a vast number of new goodies, games and products to fest our eyes on.
One of the stand out products and most certainly one to watch is the new PlayStation VR that confirmed to launch in North America October 13th as well as Australia and New Zealand on the same date. Thus far, Farpoint, Star Wars Battlefront: X-Wing VR Mission and Batman Arkham VR have been confirmed as exclusive PlayStation VR titles for all 40 million of its users.
Days Gone, Spider-Man, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, God of War, Death Stranding, Final Fantasy XV, Resident Evil 7 Biohazard, Detroit: Become Human and Horizon Zero Dawn are but a few of the titles coming soon to PlayStation 4 exclusively. Fan favourite Crash Bandicoot will return this October in Skylanders Imaginators and again in the remastered game that will feature Crash 1, Crash 2 and Crash Warped.
“PlayStation’s heritage has been built around innovation and ground-breaking gaming experiences, and today’s reveals of new PS4 and PS VR content speaks to our continued commitment to this evolution of gaming,” said Shawn Layden, President of SIEA and Chairman of SIE Worldwide Studios. “From the reimagining of God of War to the brand new world of Days Gone, this E3 marks one of the best content line-ups in PlayStation history. With the launch of PS VR on the horizon, innovation also has never been stronger at PlayStation as developers, from smaller independent teams to larger studios, have been able to quickly leverage the technology and create unique experiences that truly embody VR’s potential.”
The renowned Hideo Kojima announced his debut title Death Stranding of which he has directed, designed, written and produced exclusively for the PlayStation 4. The game will feature Walking Dead star Norman Reedus.
“Today I am very excited to be able to deliver this teaser trailer of DEATH STRANDING, which marks a fresh new start for Kojima Productions,” said Hideo Kojima, Game Designer, Kojima Productions. “Since the establishment of Kojima Productions last December, I have been fully focused on what lies ahead. Thanks to our fans and everyone at SIE who has been supporting us as our partner, and we look forward to delivering ground breaking ‘play’ to our users worldwide.”
PlayStation 4 gamers will also be the first to play all downloadable map packs from Infinite Warfare and those who pre-purchase select editions of the game for PS4 will be the first to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered’s campaign 30 days prior to launch on November 4th.