PS4 Tournaments: Open Series expands with three new tournaments

Since launching in May 2020, the PlayStation Tournaments Open Series has brought players together from across the globe to compete in and enjoy their favorite competitive games. Players earned respect through hundreds of monthly Open Series Tournaments around the world and found community during hundreds of hours of Open Series broadcasts. We are excited to […]

Neo: The World Ends with You demo arrives on PlayStation June 25

Transport yourself to Shibuya this week and get a taste of what awaits you in the Reapers’ Game —the Neo: The World Ends with You demo is coming to PS4 this Friday, June 25! You’ll be able to experience the first two days within the Game, playing as protagonist Rindo as you undertake missions, fight […]

Mid-Year Deals promotion comes to PlayStation Store

The Mid-Year Deals promotion returns to PlayStation Store this Wednesday, June 23 and brings with it up to 60% off a mix of exciting titles. That includes Outriders PS4 &PS5 and Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, with these and many more games discounted for a limited time*.  428: Shibuya Scramble Ace Combat 7: Skies […]

PlayStation Now: most-played games in Spring

There’s so much to play this summer, including the newly released games on PlayStation Now for June like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (available until September 6, 2021), Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown, Sonic Team Racing, and more. And as we head into the summer season, we wanted to look back at some of the […]

Share of the Week – Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Last week, we asked you to explore Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’s impressive Photo Mode, and share adventurous moments of Ratchet, Clank, and Rivet using #PSshare #PSBlog. From action-packed moments to detailed portraits, here are this week’s highlights:  TysonaterVA shares Ratchet and Rivet’s first meeting. Photoingame shows off some raytracing features. justinphotomode shares a glowing […]

Metro Exodus on PS5: recoil, reloads, resistance, and realism

This Friday, our long-awaited PlayStation 5 upgrade for Metro Exodus goes live, as a free update to all current owners of the PS4 version, or available to purchase on disc as the Complete Edition for newcomers. Here at 4A Games we’ve utilized every aspect of the PlayStation 5 hardware to dramatically improve the overall experience. […]

Tetris Effect: Connected cross-platform multiplayer comes to PS4 this July

That’s right, Tetris fans, the wait is almost over. This July, all Tetris Effect owners will have the opportunity to download a free update that will transform their game into (dum dum daaaa!) Tetris Effect: Connected! What does that mean, exactly? Well, a bunch of awesome local and online multiplayer modes, mainly, but also a […]

Season Four of Black Ops Cold War and Warzone lands June 17

Following Russell Adler’s extraction by Frank Woods, things aren’t looking good for Perseus. CIA satellites are interfering with their broadcasts, inhibiting their plan to control over 100 million test subjects in Verdansk. But all is not lost, as Perseus launches its next major attack: de-orbiting and crashing down those satellites, paving the way again for […]

Welcome to the world of Babylon’s Fall

Greetings, Sentinels! Clem here from the Babylon’s Fall community team. It’s been a while since we showed the game, so I hope you enjoyed the new trailer we just revealed at E3! If you haven’t seen it yet – we’ve got you covered! Launching on PS5 and PS4, Babylon’s Fall is an online co-op action […]

Hades launches August 13 on PS4 and PS5

It’s been a while, PlayStation Nation! Last you saw my name ‘round these parts, we were just about to launch our third game, Pyre. Fast forward a million years later (OK, more like four years later), and it’s my great pleasure to announce that our Game of the Year-winning rogue-like dungeon crawler, Hades, is coming […]

PlayStation Podcast Episode 401: Riveting

Email us at! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here This week, the team celebrates the launch of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. Stuff We Talked About Resident Evil Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Battlefield 2042 Chicory: A Colorful Tale Ratchet & Clank: Rift […]

A closer look at PS5’s Game Help feature

At PS5’s launch, we introduced a brand new feature, Game Help, so players can quickly and  easily get help during their gameplay – without accidentally running into spoilers they might find elsewhere. The feature is supported in PS5 games like Astro’s Playroom, Maquette, Oddworld: Soulstorm, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart which just launched today, […]

Share of the Week: Returnal

Last week, we asked you to land on Atropos (again and again) to share harrowing moments from Returnal using #PSshare #PSBlog. From glowing environments to hellish enemies, here are this week’s highlights:  adambomb2mk shares Selene paused in a bioluminescent patch. JRPyznar shares Selene in her space suit. abrs0123 shares a haunting creature. MattCyberpunk shares a […]

Endless Dungeon’s four rules of survival

Hey all! Last year, we announced Endless Dungeon, Amplitude Studios’ next rogue-lite tower-defense dungeon-crawler (yes, it’s quite a mouthful), and the trailer and first glimpses of gameplay were met with a great deal of enthusiasm by a great many people. We are thrilled to see so many people eager to gather their teams and fight […]

Jurassic World Evolution 2: exploring a new era of management simulation

We are excited to announce Jurassic World Evolution 2 is coming to PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 later this year and thrilled to share more information. Jurassic World Evolution 2 builds on its ground-breaking and immersive predecessor in ways you’ll love. Firstly, the game features a new and original Jurassic narrative campaign. The story follows […]

Deviation Games signs with PlayStation to develop a new original IP

It’s been a wild and crazy roller coaster ride this last year, building a new studio and hiring a ton of great talent amid the pandemonium of the COVID-19 lockdown. What an incredible journey so far and finally the day that marks the beginning of our next chapter has arrived! Today we are thrilled to […]

Leaving Sanctuary: Ska Studios’ journey to Salt and Sacrifice

Today I’m excited to announce that Salt and Sacrifice launches on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in 2022.  I started working on the original Salt and Sanctuary nine years ago, and looking back, it still holds a lot of mystery to me. Development began after I’d already shipped a few games with what I’d humbly […]

The Persistence Enhanced hits PS5 with visual and performance improvements June 11

We’re so excited that The Persistence Enhanced launches on PS5 June 11. The Persistence Enhanced is fully optimised for the next-generation hardware with the inclusion of immersive DualSense wireless controller haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, as well as the inclusion of raytraced rendering and a host of other improvements.  Today we’re taking a closer look […]

The delightful soundscape in Chicory: A Colorful Tale

It’s clear that Chicory: A Colorful Tale is full of visual beauty, but when it comes to games there’s so much more that goes into making the experience immersive. Hi, I’m Lena Raine and I am going to tell you about the fun audioscape built for Chicory. I’ve worked on a lot of past titles […]

Battlefield 2042 launches October 22 on PS4 and PS5: first details

EA has revealed the next iteration of its massive multiplayer shooter series. Battlefield 2042 launches later this year on October 22 with development handled by Dice, Criterion, Dice LA, and EA Gothenburg. Coming to both PS4 and PS5, it continues the series’ ambitious trajectory of incorporating cutting-edge tech to increase the size and density of […]

PlayStation Store: Double Discounts promotion returns

June 9 marks the return of Double Discounts promotion to PlayStation Store and with it, hundreds of titles that are discounted for a limited time*. As always, PlayStation Plus members can enjoy additional savings as the promotional deductions are doubled.  That includes the likes of Borderlands 3 Next Level Bundle PS4 & PS5,  Red Dead […]

PlayStation Store: May 2021’s Top Downloads

Like Lady Dimitrescu herself, Resident Evil Village towered over the competition in May's PlayStation Store charts, earning the survival horror adventure the top spot not only on the US and EU PS5 charts, but the EU PS4 list as well.

Breaking down the character classes of Chivalry 2, out tomorrow

Huzzah! The age of Chivalry 2 is finally upon us!  The teams here at Torn Banner Studios and our publisher Tripwire Presents are extremely excited to bring our multiplayer melee combat game to PS4 and PS5. Considerable work has gone into making this game one of the most fun, cinematic, and (of course) brutal multiplayer […]

Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker: Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida Q&A

Every two years since 2013’s relaunch, Final Fantasy XIV fans have gathered in huge conventions spread out across the world, allowing players in North America, Europe and Japan the chance to get a first tantalising peek at what’s coming in the MMORPG’s next content-rich expansion, as well as participate in championships, challenges, and tons of other community activities.

Share of the Week: Resident Evil Village

Last week, we asked you to bravely step into Resident Evil Village and share your best moments trying to survive using #PSshare #PSBlog. From larger than life villains to haunting environments, here are this week’s highlights:  adambomb2mk faces down the silhouetted claws of Lady Dimitrescu. Neiro_ni shares a face full of deadly werewolf. XxPAGZxX enters […]

Celebrating the evolution of Ratchet & Clank on PlayStation

Hey everyone – we’re just days away from the launch of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart on the PlayStation 5 console. It’s been quite a journey to get here, as our team has been working on creating a showpiece for the new hardware. Built from the ground up for PS5, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart […]

PlayStation Indies promotion returns to PlayStation Store

Start planning your gaming weekend early with the PlayStation Indies promotion, which returns to PlayStation Store and is live right now! With it comes an even bigger selection of fascinating titles to explore, and all discounted for a limited time*.  That includes the compelling detective RPG Disco Elysium – The Final Cut, intense roguelike Curse […]

Sniper Elite VR sets its sights on a July 8 release

Your home, your family and everything you love lies in the path of a vast and brutal army. Will you pick up your rifle and stand against impossible odds to defend them? Rebellion, in partnership with Just Add Water and Coatsink, brings you a brand new addition to our multi-million selling Sniper Elite series. You […]

Rewrite the past and reshape the future in PS VR adventure Wanderer

Wanderer is an action-adventure set in an alternate timeline. One where nature has taken over and everything you know about our real world has been flipped on its head. Is it within your control to change back the course of history or are some things just inevitable? With our next trailer, the Wanderer team (New […]

PS VR FPS adventure Fracked hits the slopes this summer

We’re extremely excited to be able to finally share an extended gameplay reveal for our upcoming action adventure title, Fracked. Grab your PlayStation Move controllers and watch the trailer below: In this reveal, we wanted to showcase what Fracked does best – seamless, fast-paced action adventure gameplay, which will be experienced on-foot, and whilst skiing […]

PS VR Spotlight returns with new updates

PS VR Spotlight returns today, with new reveals and updates on previously announced PS VR titles. We’ll be highlighting seven games in total, so keep your eyes on our channels starting at 8 AM PDT / 4 PM BST, with updates every half hour. And as mentioned, this is all about the games. So to […]

Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 400: In The Studio

Email us at! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here This week, Head of PlayStation Studios Hermen Hulst drops in for an interview on studio development updates and much more. Stuff We Talked About Horizon Forbidden West Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Returnal Operation: Tango Destiny 2 (That’s right, Justin’s […]

Introducing Team Asobi, creators of the Astro Bot series

Hi everybody, we hope you are all doing well and keeping healthy. Today, we have colorful news coming to you from Team Asobi, the Tokyo-based PlayStation studio responsible for the Astro Bot series. Following the release of Astro’s Playroom for PlayStation 5, Team Asobi is now spreading its wings and growing bigger! This is a […]

Destruction AllStars launches its new competitive Blitz mode today

Hey everyone. I’m Ross, one of the designers here at Lucid Games. It’s been awesome seeing everyone diving into Destruction AllStars and smashing each other to pieces with our 17 AllStars. I’ve been having a great time jumping into the game myself and wrecking along with the community. Our first season is well underway and […]

Hermen Hulst Q&A: What’s Next for PlayStation Studios

It’s been just about 17 months since Hermen Hulst took the reins of PlayStation Studios, the international network of world-class development studios that produce some of PlayStation’s biggest hits — from Returnal and Astro’s Playroom to The Last of Us Part II, Dreams, Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart and much, much more. Over our jam-packed […]

Survive Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection with combat tips

With over seven years since the last Ninja Gaiden entry, we are incredibly excited to bring back fan-favourite ninja, Ryu Hayabausa, to the PlayStation 4 (and PlayStation 5 via backwards compatibility) on June 10, with the Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection. With it being several years since the last game in the Ninja Gaiden series was […]

Players’ Choice: Vote for May’s best new game

May has come to a close, which means it’s time to open up the Players’ Choice polls and decide which new release had the most players buzzing last month.  We’ll keep the polls open until Sunday night at 11:59pm Pacific, so be sure to cast your vote before then. Want to defend your pick? Drop […]