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PlayStation State of Play: Major Release Includes God of War Ragnarok PC Port, Astro Bot, Concord, and More

Sony held its State of Play showcase, revealing a beast of new updates and game announcements for the PS5 and PS VR2. Here’s a detailed summary of everything that was revealed:

God of War Ragnarok PC Port

God of War State of Play

  • Release Date: September 19, 2024.
  • Details: The critically acclaimed action-adventure game from Santa Monica Studio, initially released on PS5 and PS4 in 2022, is now making its way to PC. The port is being developed in collaboration with Jetpack Interactive, the same studio behind the PC port of God of War (2018).
  • Features: The PC version will include unlocked framerates, support for Nvidia DLSS 3.7, AMD FSR 3.1, and Intel XeSS 1.3 upscaling techniques, and super ultrawide monitor support. It will also come with the Valhalla DLC.

Astro Bot

Astro Bot State of Play

  • Release Date: September 6, 2024.
  • Details: Team Asobi is working on a sequel to Astro’s Playroom, a 3D platformer that was preinstalled on the PS5. The new game, Astro Bot, promises a much larger scope, described as a “space adventure.”
  • Gameplay: Players will explore six galaxies and over 80 levels in search of Astro’s crew. The announcement included a lengthy gameplay trailer showcasing diverse environments and new mechanics.
  • Preorders: Available starting June 7.


Concord State of Play

  • Release Date: August 23, 2024.
  • Details: Firewalk Studios’ upcoming multiplayer shooter Concord was showcased with a new trailer, revealing gameplay, world, and characters with distinct abilities.
  • Gameplay: Concord is a 5v5 multiplayer shooter similar to Overwatch and Valorant.
  • Beta: A planned beta test will occur ahead of the official launch.

Silent Hill 2

State Hill 2

  • Release Date: October 8, 2024.
  • Details: The highly anticipated remake of the psychological survival horror game Silent Hill 2 received a new trailer at the showcase.
  • Gameplay: The trailer provided a deeper look into the game’s combat and confirmed that preorders are now available.
  • Additional Info: Following the State of Play, Konami hosted a Silent Hill Transmission livestream, offering updates on various Silent Hill projects and a 13minute gameplay preview of the Silent Hill 2 remake.

Until Dawn

Until Dawn State of Play

  • Release Window: Fall 2024.
  • Details: The survival horror game Until Dawn, first released on PS4 in 2015, is being remastered for PS5 and PC. The new trailer highlighted the visual enhancements coming to the remaster.
  • Developers: Supermassive Games is behind the remaster.

Dynasty Warriors: Origins

Dynasty Warriors Origins State of Play

  • Release Date: 2025.
  • Details: The next entry in the Dynasty Warriors series, Dynasty Warriors: Origins, was announced with a trailer showcasing the series’ signature largescale battles and hack and slash action combat.
  • Platform: PS5.

Monster Hunter Wilds

Monster Hunts Wild

  • Release Date: 2025.
  • Details: First revealed at the 2023 Game Awards, Monster Hunter Wilds received a new trailer at State of Play.
  • The trailer displayed the game’s beautiful environments and some of the monster’s players will encounter.
    Genre: Action-RPG.

Other Announcements:

  • Skydance’s Behemoth: Set to release on PS VR2, Meta Quest, and Steam VR in Fall 2024.
  • Path of Exile 2: Entering Early Access for PC and PS5 in Late 2024.
  • Alien: Rogue Incursion: Coming to PS VR2 in Holiday 2024.
  • Marvel Rivals: A closed beta will be available for PC and PS5 in July 2024.
  • Ballad of Antara: Set to launch on PS5 in 2025.
  • Infinity Nikki: Beta test for PS5 scheduled for Q3 2024.
  • Where Winds Meet: An upcoming game for PS5 with no specified release date.

Sony’s State of Play event kicked off the summer season of video game industry showcases, with more announcements and updates expected from other major publishers and developers. Upcoming events include Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest on June 7 and the Xbox Games Showcase on June 9. While Sony didn’t reveal any major projects from its leading studios, the State of Play had plenty of exciting announcements for gamers to look forward to in the coming year.

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