PlayStation 5 To Be The Last Console Generation Before Streaming Dominates
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has made a bold claim that the PlayStation 5 will be the last console generation from Sony. He says that the increasing accessibility of gaming through streaming platforms has made the concept of console gaming less appealing to tech consumers.
The rise in streaming platforms
Guillemot, who heads the company responsible for gaming titles like Far Cry and Assassin’s Creed, has pointed out that gamers now need less hardware in comparison to the past years. He also describes streaming as one of the massive innovations that have changed the game industry, according to Variety.
Guillemot’s statement comes a few weeks after Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO verified reports that there will be no new PlayStation generation after PlayStation 5 aka PS5 until 2021, according to T3. This could be in response to the increase in usage of streaming services for gamers like PlayStation Now and Xbox Game Pass.
Potential PS5 launch games
While the console wars may be coming to an end in the next five years, the highly anticipated release of the PlayStation 5 means that there is still room for the console in the hearts of gamers. There is a lot of speculation as to what games will be included in the launch of the PS5.
The two most likely titles are The Last of Us Part II and Death Stranding, according to Twinfinite. These two are among the games that current PS4 users are most excited about. With the upcoming release of the PS5, there is a big possibility that developers will ensure that they cross generations to maximize their popularity.
Other potential launch games for the PlayStation 5 include the Final Fantasy VII Remake, Horizon Zero Dawn 2, a Battlefield title and a Gran Turismo game.
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