According to Sony's earnings report, the company has sold 4.5 million PlayStation 5 units worldwide in 2020. The PS5 has been one of the most talked-about consoles of the past two years. The console has been met with positive reviews and has been praised for bringing 4K to the gaming world, its upgraded controller, and fast load times. However, information about new games designed to take advantage of the console has been hard to come by. Below we've listed 3 PS5 games that are set to launch soon:
Upcoming PS5 Games
- Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time
- Marvel's Avengers
- Oddworld: Soulstorm
1. Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time
Launch date: March 12th, 2021
The fourth installment of the popular Crash Bandicoot series released to lukewarm reception on the PS4 last year. The game aims to make a bigger splash with its launch on the PS5. Crash Bandicoot will have new features and upgrades for the PS5. It's a given that the game will run and look better on the PS5. It will also make use of the PS5's DualSense controllers. The game will utilize the controllers' haptic feedback to improve the gaming experience. The PS5 version will also introduce activity cards that will help gamers that are looking to unlock the game's hidden ending and achieve a '106%' completion score, an extremely difficult feat.
2. Marvel's Avengers
Launch date: March 18th, 2021
Crystal Dynamics the makers of Marvel's Avengers game have announced the release of a PS5 version on March 18th. The release will come along with the planned Hawkeye expansion. Good news for those who already own the PS4 version of the game, upgrading to the PS5 version will carry no extra cost. The company is also releasing the Hawkeye expansion without additional charges.
3. Oddworld: Soulstorm
Launch date: April 6th, 2021
The Oddworld games have been around for around 20 years. To date, the series has sold 15 million copies with 3.5 million sales coming in the past 5 years. Soulstrom is a sequel to Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty that was released back in 2014. In this latest iteration, users will follow Abe, a meek slave among the Mudokon. Abe finds out that his people will be turned into fast food at a meat factory and escapes. He later leads a revolution in order to free his people.
New PS5 stock coming to Amazon in the UK
Twitter profile @PS5UKStock posted an updated that fresh stock of PS5s was coming to Amazon UK, however, only 500 units are expected to be part of the shipment. The latest console by Sony has been notoriously difficult to get a hold of and reports suggest that Amazon is pressurizing the manufacturer to provide more stock in order to meet the demand from the gaming community.
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