PS Plus’ revamped hours later, but Sony still had trouble passing the game

Microsoft did its big annual job e 3 shindig today. Of course, it’s Not E3 because of This is in a cemetery somewhere referred to by Jeff Group, who knows everything in the industry. But unlike Sony, Team in Green decided to keep their summer viewing slot on Sunday night, so if you ignore the fact that this was a pre-recorded live stream — there were no Maseratis or Keanu Reeves on an expensive temporary stage — it’s kinda Felt like E3. Little. Where were we going with this?

Oh right, yeah! So, showing target titles due for release in the next 12 months, but maybe there should have been a big asterisk next to starfield because umm indeed. We’ll believe it when we see it. Other beautiful new games included Forza MotorsportArkane’s next co-op shooter redvaleand some updates to current versions such as sea ​​of ​​thieves And the grounded. The platform owner has broken the “next next year” clause to announce with Hideo Kojima, but we suppose that’s fair enough — even if the cloud-based project appears to be a long way off.

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All in all it was a quite respectable show with a good if not amazing selection of titles. There was plenty of gameplay, a mixture of first-party and third-party content, and we’d argue a fair amount of budgets and ranges. The best ads received seem to be outlets CharacterNo word on whether these will make it to PS5 or PS4By the way – but we’re talking about a title that was first released on PSP in 2009 and another that was launched on PS Vita in 2012. to get to know!

Anyway, our takeaway was that all is well game arcade – o approx Everything anyway. they really, truly This house was destroyed. Like, to the point where every trailer ended up with the “Play It Day One on Game Pass” ID and we now see it every time we close our eyes. But, if it wasn’t already obvious, I focused heavily on the amount of uphill battle Sony had with it New PS Plus levels. remind: The renewal will launch in North America tomorrow And we still don’t know if PS1 games will use NTSC ROMs or not – and we sure Don’t know the full lineup for All PS Plus games.

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Of course, Sony sees its business a little differently. He is aimlessly conflicted about.”Powerful cycle, powerful cycle‘, and how concerned he is about the possibility of launching the first day of first-party games in subscription It harms the quality of its content. (Okay, Sony developed MLB Show 22 Regardless, anyway!) This is almost certainly true, but at what point does consumer perception begin to fray their brow at the $69.99 copy of the Our Last: Part One When a contestant gives up everything for free*? Said competitor might have pockets as deep as a trillion dollars, but that’s not really the point, is it?

Now, to be fair, we haven’t yet seen what the content flow will be like PS Plus Extra And the PS Plus Premium – It will be a few months before we can draw any firm conclusions. And while Microsoft’s business appears to be thriving, it’s not a zero-sum game: the PS5 does great too, apart from the fact that you can’t buy a bloody one! Perhaps the Japanese giant will find a happy medium between adding big first-party releases in a timely manner and continuing to record massive sales at full price – the kind of best of both worlds that satisfies everyone, including shareholders.

But another Xbox was shown and we’re kind of back in the cyclical conversation: The games were fine, but the services take the heavy lifting. Can Sony compete with that, considering the parent company has a much smaller cat? Or is the impact of the competing business model being overstated? It will surely be an interesting generation. The industry seems unrecognizable by its end.

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