Before the start of the Tokyo Game Show, Sony gave a State of Play preview of games that are currently being developed by Japanese studios in particular. However, there was also news about projects from Sony’s global partners. Introducing the titles featured in the current installment for PS5 and PS VR2.
Tekken is back with Part 8
After a mysterious teaser at EVO 2022, Bandai Namco has now introduced Tekken 8, the next part of the famous Beat ’em Up series. The story will revolve around Kazuya Mishima and Jin Kazama, as the creators did in the PlayStation Blog have betrayed. A release date has not yet been announced. Tekken 8 will not only be available for PS5, but also for Xbox Series X/S and PC.
New games for PS VR2
While there’s still some way to go before the release of PlayStation VR2 in Spring 2023, Sony took the opportunity to reveal a few more titles coming to the VR headset. Among other things, there was a new trailer for Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, which will be released as Enhanced Edition 2023 for PS VR2. So far, the title is only available for Oculus Quest. In addition, a tabletop dungeon crawler in co-op format was unveiled with Demeo.
God of War Ragnarok Story Trailer
With the release of God of War Ragnarok approaching in November 2022, Sony and Santa Monica Studios have shared the game’s story trailer, giving us our best look yet at the Kratos and Atreus sequel. We have already summarized further details for you in a message. You can find the new trailer below.
God of War Ragnarök: Bombastic trailer shows Kratos in battle
More new products at a glance
Alongside the unveiling of Tekken 8, Bandai Namco has unveiled another game, Synduality. The third-person shooter with mechs is scheduled for release in 2023. Publisher Sega, on the other hand, is bringing a spin-off of the Yakuza series to the west for the first time with Like A Dragon: Ishin. The release is scheduled for February 21, 2023. Team Ninja (creators of Nioh) also presented a new project, Rise of the Ronin, which should come in 2024 for PS5 (buy now €480.00) and PC.
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