The Biggest Announcements From the September PlayStation 5 Showcase


Shown earlier today, the PlayStation 5 showcase provided a number of new details regarding Sony’s upcoming console and its games. Catch up on the highlights with our recap post.

PlayStation 5 Pricing

The PlayStation 5 will retail for $499.99, while the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition will retail for $399.99.

PlayStation 5 Release Date

The system will come out on November 12 in the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea, and the rest of the world on November 19.

PlayStation Plus Collection

A new benefit for the PlayStation 5, the PlayStation Plus Collection will bring titles like Monster Hunter World, God of War, Final Fantasy XV, Days Gone, and others at launch. Players will be able to simply download games and start playing.

Final Fantasy XVI – Awakening

Square-Enix and Creative Business Unit III are bringing the Final Fantasy series to the PlayStation 5 with Final Fantasy XVI – Awakening. Chocobos, Shiva, Malboros, magic, and combat all make their appearance in this new teaser trailer that is running in real time.

The title will be a PlayStation 5 console exclusive. The next big information reveal will occur in 2021.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Players will be able to experience the rise of Miles Morales with Insomniac Games and PlayStation Studios’ Spider-Man: Miles Morales. During today’s event, players were able to see some new gameplay footage and hear from people like Creative Director Brian Horton.

The game will come out in Holiday of 2020.

Hogwarts Legacy

Set in the 1800s wizarding world, Avalanche and Warner Bros’ Hogwarts Legacy is an open world action RPG that has players becoming the witch or wizard of their dreams. Along the way, players will ble able to master spells, hone their combat skills and select companions. Missions, scenarios, and difficult choices will also cross the path of the player.

The game will come out in 2021.

Demon’s Souls

Bluepoint Games’ remaster of Demon’s Souls got a new trailer today during Sony’s event. As players venture into the kingdom of Boletaria, players will come across a challenge that seems insurmountable. The DualSense controller will also come into play, with players feeling every blow that comes their way.

The title will be a PlayStation 5 console exclusive for a limited time.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

The latest entry in the long-running Call of Duty series, Raven and Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War premiered their “Nowhere Left to Run” teaser at Sony’s event. In this title, a Black Ops team that consists of Alex Mason, Frank Woods, and Russell Adler sets out to infiltrate an airfield in Turkey and eliminate a high-value target.

The game will come out on November 13, 2020.

Resident Evil Village

Capcom is returning to the Resident Evil series with the release of Resident Evil Village in 2021. Rendered in the RE Engine, the second trailer for the game shows how a forest greeted visitors with a dark, cold silence.

Oddworld: Soulstorm

Featuring a “fresh” new narrative, Oddworld: Soulstorm will give players the chance to witness Abe’s horrifying conflict against a terrifying new machination True to the series’ form, new mechanics and twisted new devices will make their appearance.

Five Nights At Freddy’s: Security Breach

Steel Wool Studios will bring the Five Nights and Freddy’s series to the PlayStation 5 with Five Nights At Freddy’s: Security Breach. The new trailer for the title provides a cryptic look at the horrors players will contend with.

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition

Capcom revisits Dante, Nero, and V’s latest adventure with the release of Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition. The title will be available digitally at the launch of the PlayStation 5.

Fortnite

For those curious what the world of Fortnite would look on the PlayStation 5, a new Unreal Engine 4 demo was released that showed off some gameplay on Sony’s system. The game will be available for free at launch, and all of your progression and purchases will be available for you to pick up where you left off.

Source: Press Release, YouTube
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