PlaySta­tion fans have a bright future ahead, at least accord­ing to PlaySta­tion Stu­dios head Her­man Hulst. While being inter­viewed by Wired, Hulst stat­ed that there are over 25 PS5 games in with­in the Stu­dios group, and half of them are brand new IPs.

When asked about the types of games in development–apart from the known titles like Hori­zon For­bid­den West and Ratch­et and Clank: Rift Apart– Hulst said there is “an incred­i­ble amount of vari­ety orig­i­nat­ing from dif­fer­ent regions.” How spe­cif­ic. While no new titles were named dur­ing the inter­view, Kena: Bridge of Spir­its was ref­er­enced in the piece, as well as the unan­nounced game from Jade Ray­mond’s Haven Stu­dios. As a side note, Sony is also work­ing on new mul­ti­play­er IP with Fire­walk Stu­dios, with for­mer cre­ators from Bungie. 

Ember Lab is work­ing on its sec­ond game accord­ing to co-founder Josh Gri­er, who wants the team to cap­i­tal­ize on the sol­id state dri­ve inside the PS5. “I know for sure we haven’t ful­ly tak­en advan­tage of how actu­al­ly fast it is,” Gri­er says in the Wired arti­cle. “We were get­ting a lot of ben­e­fits of it being just out-of-the-box bet­ter. But I think you can push it even more.”

The arti­cle also says that Hori­zon For­bid­den West is still sched­uled to release in 2021, while giv­ing a tid­bit on how the game uti­lized the DualSense con­troller’s hap­tic feed­back. Ang­ie Smets, Guer­ril­la’s stu­dio head, describes it say­ing, “if you want to take a stealth approach to a com­bat sit­u­a­tion and you dive into long grass, you can feel those long grass leaves.”

This inter­view comes not long after Jim Ryan stat­ed the com­pa­ny was “qui­et­ly invest­ing” in PlaySta­tion exclu­sives. It appears he was not telling a lie.