It could be July however that doesn’t imply we’re executed with our summer time stuffed with online game bulletins, shows, and showcases. After E3 and Summer time Recreation Fest got here and went, it was simply type of assumed that Sony wasn’t going to be exhibiting us something this summer time. They remained quiet all through the month of June and in the event that they didn’t have something to point out us then there wasn’t a lot motive to drive a presentation.
Nicely, both one thing at Sony modified, or they all the time had one thing to point out and wished to maintain it beneath wraps, as a result of Sony will probably be internet hosting a summer time presentation in spite of everything. On Thursday, July 8, Sony will probably be internet hosting a State of Play to point out off the upcoming Deathloop, some indie video games, and third-party titles. In different phrases, don’t anticipate something from Sony correct however we will nonetheless anticipate to see some video video games coming to PlayStation.
That is an fascinating announcement as a result of it comes following a tough week for PlayStation’s PR and popularity. It hasn’t been a secret for some time now that PlayStation has shifted a number of its focus to main blockbuster titles. That focus led to some points the place, in keeping with Bloomberg, builders working with PlayStation didn’t really feel like they’d the tech big’s help when making video games. The place their focus lies was once more known as into query inside the final week when many indie builders got here ahead to IGN to precise their frustration when working with PlayStation. Now, this doesn’t imply they threw this presentation collectively in response to that criticism, as a result of occasions like this take approach an excessive amount of time to place collectively to abruptly host one in per week. Nevertheless, contemplating they’re promoting the third events and indies, specifically, this can be their approach of making an attempt to point out that they aren’t what current experiences are exhibiting them to be.
As for what we need to see from this presentation, we gained’t be getting any information on God of Warfare or Horizon, so let’s simply hope we get a pleasant number of video games to look at.
This showcase is not going to embody updates on the subsequent God of Warfare, Horizon Forbidden West, or the subsequent era of PlayStation VR. Keep tuned all through the summer time although, as we’ll have extra updates quickly.
It might even be good to get a bit bit extra data on what precisely Deathloop is meant to be. We all know it’s a enjoyable motion shooter, and have seen some gameplay prior to now, however particulars past what we’ve seen have been sparse. Both approach, these shows are all the time enjoyable and it’s nice to get an opportunity to see extra extra video video games this summer time.