The latest PlayStation State of Play revealed a some brand-new games, as well as a deeper looks at previously announced titles. Several of these games and updates are on the way later this year, so people won’t have to wait long to try them out. Either way, check out the biggest announcements from the March 2022 State of Play livestream below.
Exoprimal is a brand-new IP from Capcom, and it involves mech suits and dinosaurs. You can read more about it, here. Although it might not be Dino Crisis, it looks like it could be a dino-filled fun time with some friends. Exoprimal is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in 2023.
Ghostwire: Tokyo is heading to the PlayStation 5 and PC really soon–March 25th to be exact. It’s developed by Tango Games and is being published by Bethesda. The game is rooted in both horror and supernatural elements, as you play the role of a possessed young man who must defend himself agains various demonic spirits. Preorders are available right now from a number of retailers.
A new gameplay trailer was shown of Forspoken during March’s State of Play stream, showing off the ambitious title. This trailer shows Frey combat a variety of enemies, including a flaming skeleton, a giant lion, and even a fire-breathing dragon. Forspoken is now scheduled to release on October 11th, after the game suffered a delay days before the State of Play livestream.
Although Returnal may not be a new title, it’s getting a brand-new update that might make it feel like new. Returnal: Ascension will is the latest expansion to come to rougelike and it comes with co-op campaign and challenge tower. You can read more about Returnal: Ascension, here.
JoJo’s Bizarre All Star Battle R
This is a remaster of the 2013 PS3 fight game by the same name, and it will feature 50 characters from the long-running series. It also boasts wide arena for large-scale fighting action. The game is scheduled to release Fall 2022 on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Switch and Steam.
The Diofield Chronicle
Square Enix is bringing another tactics game with the all-new IP The Diofield Chronicle. It features warring nations and a mix of anime-style 3D models and realistic environments, it looks more akin to Final Fantasy Tactics. The Diofield Chronicle will release on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC in 2022.
This is the next entry in the Valkyrie series and, again, Square Enix is at the helm. Valkyrie Elysium offers an odd take on Norse mythology were your character, Valkyrie, must fend off the end of the world. Based on the trailer, the combat looks similar to Devil May Cry. However, you will still be able to recruit warrior, or Einherjar, to help you during battle. Valkyrie Elysium is scheduled to release on PS4, PS5, and PC in 2022.