PlayStation State Of Play January 2024: All Game Announcements – PlayStation had its first State of Play in 2024 on January 31. They shared updates on over 40 minutes of PS5 games, including close looks at Stellar Blade and Rise of the Ronin. Surprise reveals included Death Stranding 2: On the Beach and Sonic x Shadow Generations. Here’s a quick summary of everything from the January 2024 State of Play.
Death Stranding 2
In a riveting presentation, Kojima Productions unveiled the official title for Death Stranding 2, now known as “Death Stranding 2: On the Beach.” The trailer showcased Norman Reedus’ return as Sam Porter Bridges, engaging with a new adversary group named Drawbridge. The narrative took an intriguing turn with a chainsaw-guitar-hybrid weapon wielding lightning, featuring an ensemble cast including Lea Seydoux, Elle Fanning, Shioli Kutsuna, Troy Baker, and more.
Kojima Productions Teases New Action Espionage Game
Following the Death Stranding 2 revelations, Hideo Kojima disclosed his studio’s venture into a new action espionage game for PlayStation. The project, yet untitled, aims to blur the boundaries between video games and cinematic experiences.
Rise of the Ronin
Team Ninja offered an extensive look at Rise of the Ronin, scheduled for release on March 22. The presentation showcased the hub world of Yokohama, intricate 1-on-1 sword combat with a parry system, and other captivating features of this upcoming action game.
Until Dawn Remaster Confirmed for PS5 and PC
Rumours were substantiated as the Until Dawn remaster was confirmed, set to grace PlayStation 5 and PC later in 2024. Ballistic Moon is helming the project, promising enhanced graphics for this atmospheric horror experience.
Stellar Blade Release Date and Gameplay Insights
Shift Up and Sony Interactive Entertainment provided a comprehensive look at Stellar Blade, announcing its release date on April 26, 2024. Set in an apocalyptic Earth, the action game features the protagonist Eve and her companions battling mech-like enemies and hostile survivors in stylish action combat.
Dragon’s Dogma 2
In the latest State Of Play presentation, Capcom unveiled Dragon’s Dogma 2, an open-world fantasy RPG. The showcased gameplay included a warrior confronting a dragon atop its head, an archer shooting ethereal arrows at a ghostly entity, and a wizard crafting an ice wall to leap off and attack a nearby monster. The highly anticipated Dragon’s Dogma 2 is set to release on March 22.
Sonic x Shadow Generations Revealed
SEGA surprised fans with Sonic x Shadow Generations, an enhanced remaster of Sonic Generations with new content featuring Shadow the Hedgehog. The teaser trailer showcased familiar levels alongside new ones where Shadow takes the lead, set to launch on multiple platforms in Autumn 2024.
Konami introduced Silent Hill: The Short Message, a free-to-play spin-off available to play on the same day. Additionally, a new trailer for the Silent Hill 2 remake project was revealed, though no release date was provided.
Judas Gets A Brand New Trailer
Ken Levine, creator of BioShock, presented Judas, a colourful dystopian game with first-person combat. The trailer highlighted the vibrant, imaginative world of the game.
V Rising Coming to PlayStation 5
V Rising, an isometric action game with Diablo vibes, was showcased with a full trailer. The fantasy survival game, originally in early access on PC in 2022, is set to arrive on PlayStation 5 in 2024.
Dave the Diver and Godzilla Collab
Dave the Diver, a 2023 surprise hit, is confirmed to arrive on PlayStation in April. Additionally, an unexpected collaboration was announced – Godzilla is set to make an appearance in Dave the Diver in May 2024.
Zenless Zone Zero Headed to PlayStation 5
Hoyoverse’s newest game, Zenless Zone Zero, is confirmed to be in development for PlayStation 5, promising an exciting addition to the gaming landscape.
Metro Awakening VR
Metro Awakening VR takes the long-running series into virtual reality later this year, offering players a prequel experience set before the events of Metro 2033.
Legendary Tales A New Game for PlayStation VR 2
Urban Wolf Games introduced Legendary Tales, a new game for PlayStation VR2. The first-person gameplay promises diverse combat with magic, swords, hammers, bows, and arrows in a captivating fantasy environment.
Foamstars Launches on PlayStation Plus
Square Enix shared a new trailer for Foamstars, set to launch on PlayStation Plus next week. The competitive foam shooter features new characters in an adrenaline-pumping gaming experience.
Helldivers 2 Teaser
The State of Play event kicked off with a brief look at Helldivers 2, providing a glimpse into the game’s multiplayer shooter action ahead of its February 8 launch.