Because the PlayStation 5 celebrates the primary 12 months since its launch right now, Sony has advised followers that there are presently greater than 25 completely different unique video games in growth throughout the writer’s first-party studios.
As a part of a celebratory replace publish on the PlayStation Weblog, Sony spoke in regards to the jam-packed 12 months it is skilled since launching its newest flagship console. “A busy 12 months certainly, and we’re simply getting began with PS5,” mentioned Sony Interactive Leisure president Jim Ryan within the publish.
“The imaginative recreation creators and publishing companions we work with have launched greater than 360 video games on PS5. Moreover, there are presently greater than 25 video games in growth for PS5 at PlayStation Studios.”
Whereas a few of these video games will not be obtainable to play for some whereas but – we’re you Spider-Man 2 – there are nonetheless loads for PlayStation followers to get enthusiastic about. Subsequent 12 months alone the writer will see the launch of quite a few unique blockbuster titles, together with the likes of Guerilla Video games’ Horizon Forbidden West, Polyphony’s Gran Turismo 7, and Santa Monica Studio’s God of Warfare Ragnarok. Nonetheless, that leaves an enormous variety of exclusives nonetheless to be introduced.
Sony’s prolonged record of unique video games is available in half resulting from its exercise within the wider growth market. Having assembled quite a few prestigious builders for its PlayStation Studios household, this 12 months the writer confirmed no signal of stopping. Following the acquisition of Returnal developer Housemarque in June, Sony then added additional studios into the fold by the acquisitions of PC porting specialist Nixxes, UK developer Firesprite, and remake specialist Bluepoint Video games.
Elsewhere in its celebratory weblog publish, Sony spoke in regards to the ardour it is seen from its fanbase during the last 12 months. The writer famous that PlayStation 5 customers have collectively amassed over 4.6 billion hours of gameplay on their consoles since its launch. Whereas that point has been spent throughout a big assortment of video games, Sony additionally revealed which of these had made it into the PS5’s prime ten most performed.
Prime ten most performed PS5 Video games:
- Name of Obligation: Black Ops Chilly Warfare
- FIFA 21
- NBA 2K21
- Murderer’s Creed Valhalla
- Future 2
- MLB The Present 21
- Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
- Demon’s Souls
- NBA 2K22
Ryan additionally thanks followers for his or her endurance, after a 12 months wherein PS5 has remained extraordinarily arduous to seek out resulting from international manufacturing shortages. “We proceed to see historic demand for PS5 and we perceive the stock constraints stay a supply of frustration for a lot of of our prospects,” he wrote. “Relaxation assured that we’re laser-focused on doing every little thing in our energy to ship as many items as attainable, it’s one thing we work on day-after-day throughout the corporate and stays my prime precedence. Once more, we recognize your endurance as we navigate by these unprecedented international challenges.”
Sadly, it isn’t an issue that appears to be slowing down, with Sony reportedly making enormous cuts to its manufacturing plans following a world chip scarcity that’s presently affecting all areas of gaming.
Jared Moore is a contract author for IGN. You may comply with him on Twitter.