Sony continues to cross the road between pissing off PlayStation homeowners and releasing its video games on PC

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We have had some blended information from Sony over the previous yr about its ambitions to convey first-party video games to PC. It was beforehand mentioned to need to convey extra of its video games our method, and it has had very strong success with PC variations of Horizon Zero Daybreak and Days Gone.

Extra lately, nonetheless, Sony Studios boss Hermen Hulst has left hopes that we might see scorching new PlayStation 5 video games PC releases on the identical day as chilly water. And if there have been any doubts, he successfully brushed them off the desk in a brand new interview with Recreation Informer, by which he made it very clear that PlayStation consoles proceed to be a precedence.

“There is usually about two years between being published on our platform and the PC platform,” mentioned Hulst. “However you may relaxation assured that we’ll proceed to create platform-defining content material completely for PlayStation – that is one of many causes we exist.

“It’s really important for us to get the most out of the platform, build showcases for the platform and really let the audience see what these great features add to the overall experience.”

That does not imply Sony is contemplating the PC market, simply that same-day releases – one thing we take with no consideration when recreation launches on Xbox consoles – will not be taking place anytime quickly. Hulst mentioned in June that “we value PC gamers,” however the query was “finding the right time to release each game,” presumably to protect the worth of exclusivity for PlayStation homeowners.

Based mostly on what we have seen to this point, Sony’s optimum window in the intervening time appears measured in years: Horizon Zero Daybreak launched on PlayStation 4 in February 2017 and did not hit PC till August 2020, whereas Days Gone was a few yr much less and fewer might be launched on PC in Might 2021 after a PS4 launch in April 2019. The watch for Uncharted was even longer: Uncharted 4, the most recent recreation within the sequence, was launched on PS4 in Might 2016 and in throughout a PC launch earlier this yr leaked at a Sony investor presentation, it has nonetheless not been formally introduced.

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