The PlayStation State of Play returned for its first show of 2023 in spectacular fashion. The event featured upcoming releases, five PlayStation VR2 titles that will be released this year, and all-new gameplay of Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.
The PlayStation State of Play February 2023 event opened with a series of VR2 titles. The Foglands is a western style shooter game where you fight undead and other supernatural creatures.
You play as a Runner, a community of Heroes who live underground and are tasked with fighting their way through the Fog.
The Foglands website describes the game as “an atmospheric roguelike adventure where you’ll discover new paths, and uncover old secrets. Run into the unknown, fight monsters, scavenge loot, and try to make it back before you are swallowed by the Fog.”
Green Hell VR 23
Survival adventure game has you exploring dangerous and beautiful environments.
The PlayStation blog shared an update about the game, and what challenges VR2 players will face in this title.
“Become Jake Higgins, a famous anthropologist who finds himself lost in the Amazon jungle. Surrounded by various dangers and equipped only with his watch, backpack and handy survival guide, he must endure and make it back to civilization.”
With headset feedback on the PS VR2 this is set to be an immersive and impactful game.
A sci-fi styled shooter where you pull and drag your enemies with supernatural telekinetic powers and dispatch them with your gunfire.
nDreams, the developers for this title describe the game as combining “…brutal firepower, expressive 1:1 telekinesis and an iconic art style”, over on the PlayStation blog.
Journey to Foundation
Based on the iconic sci-fi series by Isaac Asimov, Foundation, this is set to be an epic space adventure – currently planned for release in August 2023.
Before Your Eyes
We hope the PlayStation VR2 is tearproof! Utilising the PlayStation VR2’s eye-tracking technology, players will relive the a lifetime. Before Your Eyes is set to be a narrative experience game not to miss – scheduled for release March 10th 2023.
Destiny 2 Lightfall
Destiny 2 Lightfall is set to release on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 next week on February 28th, 2023.
Tchia is an open-work adventure game inspired by New Caledonia. Tchia will be launching as part of the PlayStation Plus Catalogue in March. The official release date for Tchia is the 23rd of March, 2023.
The creators of Tetris Effect are brining a game called Humanity. You play as a dog directing large groups of colourfully dressed humans to safety away from other ominous humanoid creatures. The game will be playable on PS4, PS5, PSVR, and PS VR2.
The game is a 3D platforming puzzle game, with the ability to create your own levels.
Play the limited-time demo today at the Humanity game website.
Goodbye Volcano High
Ko_Op has developed a new narrative rhythm music game. The game features a story where the world is set to explode at the end of the year. Somehow the characters need to navigate usual coming of age drama, play in their band, and try to grapple with the end of the world.
Goodbye Volcano High is coming soon, set for release in 2023.
Naruot x Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections
New Naruto x Boruto fighting game – Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections is coming to PS4 and PS5 later this year.
Baldur’s Gate 3
Baldur’s Gate fans to do have long to wait. Baldur’s Gate 3 is coming to PS5 August 31st, 2023.
The Wayfinder website describes Wayfinder:
“With fast-paced action gameplay, you have the ability to become a powerful Wayfinder. Join your friends to explore new areas, hunt valuable beasts, and take on dangerous expeditions in order to push back against the evil that threatens your world.”
Sign up for the beta opening 28th of March on the play Wayfinder website.
Street Fighter 6
Street Fighter 6 is set to be released on the 2nd of June, 2023. The PlayStation State of Play February 2023 show revealed gameplay of a new character – Lily.
The Street Fighter 6 website has all the details on the new fighter:
“A descendant of the Thunderfoot tribe, Lily speaks with the spirits of nature, trusting in their guidance as she travels the globe. Don’t judge a book by its cover—her small stature conceals truly titanic power.”
Resident Evil 4
Resident Evil 4 is set to be released on the 24th of March 2023 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. There is also the promise of a special demo coming soon!
Earlier this week Capcom announced a free PSVR 2 mode is also coming for the game.
March Monthly Games of PlayStation Plus
The March Monthly Games for PlayStation Plus (available 7th of March, 2023 to the 4th of April) includes Battlefield 2042, Minecraft Dungeons, and CodeVein.
Other Titles Coming to PlayStation Plus
Other games coming to the PlayStation Plus game catalogue include Rainbow Six Extraction, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Ghostwire Tokyo, and the Uncharted Legacy of Thieves Collection.
The extended look at Suicide Squad Darius Sadeghian Studio Product Director at Rock Steady studios introduce the new footage.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
Suicide Squad will explore the Arkham universe from the perspective of the bad guys. Moments in the trailer follow some the most unhinged characters from DC Comics, exploring co-op gameplay.