During the PlayStation 5 reveal, Sony fans got the first look at the upcoming hardware, games that will be on it, and what it will have to offer. What many didn’t expect, Bethesda demonstrated a couple of PlayStation 5 exclusives during the showcase.
The PlayStation 5 reveal, was undoubted, one of the most exciting things to happen in recent days. However, one thing many took notice of was how Arkane Studios and Tango Gameworks revealed gameplay for their upcoming titles during the PlayStation 5 showcase and reveal stream today.
One thing stood out in particular to many fans though: They seemed optimized only for PlayStation 5 and little wording had been mentioned whether or not either game was coming to Xbox Series X before and during today’s reveal. Shortly after, however, Bethesda released the official press release, which revealed that both games, would indeed, be PlayStation 5 and PC exclusives, giving Sony permanent or limited-time exclusivity of those titles.
In the announcement, a Bethesda spokesperson stated that “DEATHLOOP and Ghostwire: Tokyo, will release exclusively for console on the PlayStation 5 System. Both titles will take advantage of the power of the PS5’s next-gen hardware to create exciting and immersive new experiences for gamers.”
They mentioned that DEATHLOOP is, however, launching this holiday season for PC and PlayStation 5, giving fans of PC and console gaming a chance to put their skills to the test. The upcoming title, DEATHLOOP will take a few noteworthy trends from past titles developed by Arkane including Prey and Dishonored. Both titles which saw masterful stealth gameplay award those with patience or a destructive path awarding those for a high-chaos setting.
DEATHLOOP has been confirmed as a Holiday 2020, setting the game up to be one of the very first titles to launch for the PlayStation 5. Meanwhine, Shinji Mikami and the team at Tango Gameworks are looking at Ghostwire: Tokyo, to be their next-gen action-adventure title set to launch in 2021, where players will explore a Tokyo where spirits and supernatural threats run amuck.
Players will use powerful tech and elemental abilities in order to subdue the threat they are faced with all-the-while enjoying a title that takes full advantage of the next-gen hardware and modern PC gaming tech to its fullest.
You can check out both trailers from today’s release down up above and below:
At this time, both games are currently in development for PC and PlayStation 5 with DEATHLOOP set to launch Holiday 2020 and the latter in 2021.
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