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State of Play February 2021: Reviewing Sony’s event!

Through State of Play February 2021, Sony Interactive Entertainment made some revelations about its upcoming plans. Overall, Sony has released a patchwork of new trailers for upcoming titles, gameplay videos and has released several details and surprises for its community.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time

Published trailer for the Playstation 5 version of the title.

One of the first announcements of State of Play February 2021 is the trailer for Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time on the Playstation 5. The video shows the upgrades and new features that the title has received for the Playstation 5 version.

More specifically, in technical matters, the title of Activision and Toys for Bob, will support 4K with a resolution of 60fps. There will be more vivid and intense colors with better details. The new technology will utilize 3D audio, which will offer a new and completely different experience to players.

In addition, Dualsense’s adaptive triggers will significantly improve the feeling of the handling. This will help players have a better feeling of the controls. Finally, loading times will be significantly reduced.

At this point it is worth noting that PlayStation 4 game owners will be able to upgrade the Playstation 5 title for free.

Below you can see this trailer:

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Trailer

Returnal (Playstation 5)

Gameplay trailer for the title of Housemarque.

Following the announcements for Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, the gameplay trailer for Returnal revealed. Returnal is a third person shooter, with a very interesting mechanism that dresses its gameplay.

So, according to the video, every time the player dies, the world of the game changes and with it the map, the enemies, the locations of the enemies, etc.

In addition, the trailer analyzes the world of the game, some key points of the plot, the battle system and the crafting system.

Finally, the release of Returnal will be exclusively for the Playstation 5, on April 30.

Below you can see the gameplay of the game:

Returnal – State of Play Gameplay Walkthrough

Knockout City (Playstation 4)

Gameplay trailer release and announcement for crossplay beta.

Following the presentation of Returnal for the Playstation 5, Knockout City announced by EA and Velan Studios, posting a new video analyzing the gameplay of the multiplayer title.

At the same time, a cross-play beta announced and it will take place from April 2 to 4.

Here you can register to take part in the title beta.

While here you can see the gameplay of the game:

Knockout City – State of Play Gameplay Spotlight

Finally, Knockout City will be released for the Playstation 4 on May 21.

Sifu

Release announcement and gameplay trailer.

Sloclap develops Sifu, which is a third person action game to be released for Playstation 4 and Playstation 5 respectively. During the video, we see that the battle system will be purely hand to hand combat and this is something that makes us excited for the title.

According to the information we have at our disposal so far, the story of the title has to do with a young Kung Fu student, who is on the path of revenge.

Below you can see the relevant video:

Sifu – Official Reveal Trailer

Solar Ash

Presentation of a new gameplay trailer for the title.

Solar Ash is a joint effort of Annapurna Interactive and Heart Machine, and during State of Play, they unveiled a new gameplay video revealing information about the game world, battle system and some key elements of its plot. The third – person action platformer title is set to be released for Playstation 4 and Playstation 5 in 2021.

In the following link you can see the gameplay trailer that was published:

Solar Ash – Official Gameplay Trailer

Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach

Presentation of a new gameplay trailer.

Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach is Steel Wool Studio’s new game, and will be released in 2021 for Playstation 4 and Playstation 5 respectively.

The trailer, which was published in State of Play, offered several moments of paranoia and it seems that the game somehow breaks away from the classic gameplay style established by the previous titles of the series.

Below you can see the relevant video:

Five Nights at Freddy’s Security Breach – Official Gameplay Trailer

Oddworld: Soulstorm

Revealing release date, presentation of a new gameplay trailer and announcement of the title as PS + game for Playstation 5 owners.

Oddworld: Soulstorm was introduced by the CEO of Oddoworld Inhabitants. The game is a 2.9 platformer and is a continuation of the previous title in the series.

In the link below, you can see all the relevant information about the gameplay of the game, its art – style and its history.


In conclusion, Oddworld: Soulstorm has been integrated into the line up of games that will be distributed for free to Playstation Plus subscribers to the Playstation 5.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits (Playstation 4 & Playstation 5) | State of Play February 2021

Title release announcement and gameplay presentation.

Ember Lab introduced a new gameplay video, revealing more information about the imaginative world of Kena: Bridge of Spirits. Kena: Bridge of Spirits, is a third person, action – adventure game, in which the player manipulates Kena and its main goal is to release the spirits of people who are trapped between the physical and spiritual worlds.

For more information you can watch the video at the following link:

Kena: Bridge of Spirits – Official Gameplay Trailer

Finally, Kena: Bridge of Spirts will be released for Playstation 4 and Playstation 5 on August 24, 2021, and is now available for pre-order in the Playstation Store in Standard and Deluxe versions. The Standard version, at a price of € 39.99, includes the basic game. While, the Deluxe version of the game amounts to € 49.99 and includes the digital soundtrack of the title and various cosmetics that you can use for Kena and Rot.

Deathloop

Presentation of a new gameplay trailer of the title.

Bethesda Softworks and Arkane Lyon a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming title. Deathloop is a first person game and in the trailer attached below, you can see snapshots from the gameplay of the title. You can also find out some information about its plot.

Deathloop is expected to be released on May 21 on the Playstation 5.

DEATHLOOP – Official Gameplay Trailer 3: Deja Vu

Final Fantasy VII Remake | State of Play February 2021

Playstation 5 title announcement.

Square Enix took over the final presentation at Sony’s State of Play. The company has revealed that the much-loved Final Fantasy VII Remake will also be released for the Playstation 5.

This new version of the Playstation 5 will offer players additional graphics options. On the one hand, Graphics Mode will give priority to 4K resolution. On the other hand, Performance Mode will allow the title to run at 60fps, with enhanced textures, improved lighting and clearly reduced loading time.

Moreover, players will be given the opportunity to use the new photo mode to capture their favorite moments. Finally, the game will utilize all the tools offered by the Playstation 5, such as the haptic feedback and adaptive triggers of the Dualsense controller, thus offering them a great and unique experience.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Playstation 5

Announcement of new content for the Playstation 5 version.

Additionally, the Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade announced. which will include a brand new episode with Yuffie Kisaragi.

Those who own the Final Fantasy VII Remake for Playstation 4 will be able to upgrade to the Playstation 5 version for free. They will also be able to purchase the Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade from the Playstation Store.

At the following link you can watch the video for the Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade:

Finally, the new Playstation 5 version of the Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade will be released on June 10, 2021.

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