Featured announcements such as Resident Evil 4 Remake or Final Fantasy XVI dejan us with a spectacular event.
If disappointment was the general feeling in the last State of Play, today’s was one of those events worth losing sleep over. From the first minute we have enjoyed great announcements, trailers and surprises that serve to draw a very promising future for any video game fan. The excitement is justified.
To start announcing the remake of Resident Evil 4 is to go all out from the first secondStarting an event of these characteristics with an announcement like the one in remake de Resident Evil 4 it is to go for everything from the first second; but accompanying the news of a release date has been the best complement imaginable. Not only that. Capcom has confirmed that the return of this great action and horror game developed by Shinji Mikami It will have some content designed to take advantage of virtual reality technology, which is curious considering that just a few months ago we were able to enjoy the interesting adaptation of RE4 to virtual reality.
But starting with a bang is not always a guarantee that the event will later meet the expectations of the fans, as we have sadly seen on more than one occasion. This State of Play, however, has not lost strength at any time. Because after RE4 Remake the confirmation has arrived that Resident Evil Village It will have a VR version on PS VR2, and then the Horizon game designed for PlayStation virtual reality glasses has also been shown, which sports a high-level graphic finish.
Although the event was planned to present the future of PS5 and PS VR2, the pc gamers They have had their own surprise… in part, because the possibility of seeing another of the great PlayStation exclusives working on compatible devices had been dreaming for some time. The last to join the PC catalog? Both Marvel’s Spider-Man and Miles Morales, who have been seen on PC, announcing their release date. No small feat considering that both Insomniac titles have already sold out. over 30 million games all over the world.
Another of the games that have caused a stir in this State of Play has been the terrifying The Callisto Protocol, the new game from one of the fathers of Dead Space, which is as brutal, bloody and disturbing as one would expect. And the best thing is that this survival horror already has a release date, for this year! More news? Games like No Man’s Sky have confirmed their jump to PS VR2, while the striking Stray has finalized its release date and its inclusion in the advanced levels of the new PS Plus.
The final surprises of the State of Play
At the gates of putting an end to this new State of Play, Capcom He returned to make an appearance with another of his most anticipated games. Street Fighter 6 has starred in one of the best moments of the event with a spectacular trailer that has allowed us to see some of the fighters present in this fighting game, its new lobby with open scenarios that will allow us to interact with other players, and a window of launch: year 2023.
And to end the event, after several trailers of other very interesting indie games, Square Enix has been crowned with an impressive trailer for Final Fantasy XVI. Of this, its spectacular combat system stands out, which when seen in action, makes it very clear why the designer of the Devil May Cry 5 battles was signed. The invocations have also had a special role in the exciting gameplay trailer of FF16, with some video scenes to give context to this war-torn fantasy world.
And to end the event, an impressive Final Fantasy XVI trailerCompared to the previous State of Play, which made us wonder if other similar events were even worth following in the future, this PlayStation event was one of the best in living memory. There’s been a lot of announcements, it’s been well paced, and it’s included gameplay trailers to see the games in action. Little more can you ask, right? If you have not been able to follow the event live, then we leave you with some of the highlights of it.
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