PlayStation State of Play August 2020: Everything Announced



On Thursday Sony aired an all-new PlayStation State of Play highlighting PS4 and PSVR games, with “a few” updates on previously announced PS5 titles. Below is our complete recap of everything that was announced:

Crash Bandicoot 4: New Mode, Playable Character Announced

Crash 4 developer Toys for Bob showed off a fresh look at the upcoming platformer and announced N. Verted mode, which adds a “totally new and dynamic look and feel” to each level. The developer also announced Dingodile will be playable in Crash 4.

Hitman Trilogy to Be Playable in PSVR

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IO’s Hitman trilogy, including the forthcoming Hitman 3, will be fully playable in PSVR.

Braid: Anniversary Edition Announced

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An upgraded version of Braid, the beloved 2008 puzzle-platformer, will be released in early 2021. The new edition features improved visuals, sound, and music.

The Pathless: New Gameplay

New gameplay from The Pathless, an archery-focused adventure game, was shown during Thursday’s State of Play alongside developer commentary.

Spelunky 2 Release Date Announced

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Spelunky 2 is coming to PS4 on September 15.

Vader Immortal Release Date Announced

Vader Immortal will be released on PSVR August 25, Sony announced during its State of Play broadcast.

Control: AWE Expansion Dated

The second expansion for Control, AWE, will be released on August 27.

Hood: Outlaws & Legends Announced for PS5

Hood: Outlaws & Legends has been announced for PS5. The third-person action game will be released in 2021.

Temtem Is Coming to PS5

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Temtem, the Pokemon-like MMO, is coming to PS5. “As we look forward and as we expand our plans for the future of Temtem, we knew we had to embrace the next-gen,” Temtem director Guillermo Andrades told IGN. “Sony has been very receptive and helpful with us in this decision, so the PS5 is the perfect fit to start our journey.”


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Jordan is a freelance writer for IGN.



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