Sony skipped Gamescom 2015 this year but held a press conference at Paris Games Week 2015 and brought with them a whole host of new trailers and game news for their Playstation 4. Plenty of news about upcoming Playstation 4 games was announced along with information about video game beta’s and some news about the upcoming Playstation VR.
No Man’s Sky was given a release window at the conference of June 2016; No Man’s Sky is a highly anticipated Playstation 4 and PC space adventure game due for release next year. Though the release window is later than hoped for it should mean the finished product is exactly what gamers are hoping it will be.
The executive producer of Bandai-Namco confirmed that Tekken 7 will be released on the Playstation 4; the game is currently available for play in arcades in Japan with some region tests in North America over the last few months. Tekken fans will be thrilled to hear that the console version of Tekken 7 will contain new content not seen in the arcade version and Sony also revealed the game will be coming to Playstation VR. Sadly no release date or window has yet been given however a release date was given to another fighter game, Street Fighter 5; Street Fighter 5 will be released on Playstation 4 next February and it was also confirmed by Capcom that DLC characters will be released in the year following the game’s launch.
New footage from the Playstation 4 exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn shows off some new creatures and the in game crafting system. The footage shows the main character fighting some monsters and then looting them for crafting materials. It may not display much but the systems it shows certainly look promising and rightfully so considering how anticipated this game is.
Naughty Dog also got a chance to show a bit more of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End multiplayer mode. Sadly no actual gameplay was shown as the co-president summarised the available classes and some footage was shown in a trailer for the multiplayer mode. The Uncharted 4’s multiplayer beta begins December 4th for those who have pre-ordered the Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and a demo will also be available for play at the Playstation Experience in December.
Plenty of new games were also announced at the Playstation conference though the information on them is extremely limited currently; Until Dawn, the Playstation exclusive horror game where choice matters has a spin off game called Until Dawn: Rush of Blood coming to the Playstation VR. It was revealed in the announcement trailer that the game will be influenced by certain choices much like the original game and that the game will be exclusive for virtual reality gaming systems. This was not the only new VR game to be announced however as Cysis developer Crytek revealed Robinson: The journey which involves exploration and dinosaurs. No other information was revealed about either VR exclusive games however they certainly look promising.
There was plenty of other news and reveals from the Sony conference at Paris Games Week 2015 however these are the most anticipated games mentioned in Paris. The line-up from Sony looks very promising for the next year and there are plenty of anticipated titles coming to the Playstation 4.