Talking Point Should Sony Be Worried by Live Service Implosion?
Boom or bust
Last week, several live service games announced they are shutting down. These titles included critically acclaimed games like Knockout City and Rumbleverse, releases which had been well-received by both players and the media, but had seemingly failed to attract a large enough playerbase to make sustaining them worth the ongoing outlay.
News The Last of Us: Part 1's PC Release Date Delayed a Few Weeks
Naughty Dog wants to get it right
Hey, what's a PlayStation Studios game without a delay? Originally set to debut on PC from the 3rd March, The Last of Us: Part I will now land just over three weeks later, on the 28th March. According to Naughty Dog, this should ensure that the port "lives up to your, and our, standards". The developer also says...
News Returnal Continues the Cycle on PC in February
PC-specific features detailed
Sony and Housemarque have confirmed the release date for the PC port of PS5's excellent shooter, Returnal. Long-rumoured but finally announced at the end of last year, the PC version of the game will release on 15th February, 2023. The date comes from the above video, which also goes over some of the PC-specific bells...
News Returnal on PC Recommends Ridiculous Amount of RAM
System spec needs a lot of memory
In case you missed it, Returnal is making the jump to PC in the near future. As far as we recall, it'll be the first PS5-only game to be ported to computers, save for the remaster package Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection. The system specs for Housemarque's third-person shooter have emerged via the Steam page,...
News The Last of Us: Part I on PC Costs Less Than PS5 Version
The Last of Us: Part I is by and large a very successful remake of one of Sony's best games. However, upon launch, one thing left a bad taste in the mouths of its fans: the asking price. The PS5 remake costs $69.99/£69.99, which is quickly becoming an industry standard. It's pretty darn steep, and left a sour aftertaste on what...
News The Last of Us: Part I Endures and Survives on PC in March
For the real clickers out there
Returnal wasn't the only Sony game to get a release date for its PC port today. Yes, The Last of Us: Part I is also heading to Steam and Epic Games Store, as you can see with the above trailer. The port is heading to PC on 3rd March 2023, so it's only a couple of months away. We don't have any other details about any...
News Returnal Finally Confirmed for PC Release in Early 2023
The loop begins again
It's been leaked more than once, but Sony and Housemarque have finally announced Returnal for PC. The rogue-like third-person shooter is one of PS5's few true exclusives, and soon it'll be making the jump to PC via Steam and Epic Games Store. Details right now are thin on the ground, but over on the PS Blog, Housemarque says...
News Gran Turismo 7 Could Be the Next PS5, PS4 Exclusive Ported to PC
Sony’s gradually been porting large chunks of its catalogue to PC, and it even acquired Dutch developer Nixxes to expedite its efforts. With rumours of Returnal coming to storefronts like Steam soon, developer Polyphony Digital has hinted that
News Spider-Man: Miles Morales Has Better PC Launch Than Sackboy, Uncharted
Peak play count of 13,500 people
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales is currently the tenth best-selling game on Steam after a peak of more than 13,500 PC users played the game at any one time during its opening weekend. This marks a huge improvement over Sony's previous PC release Sackboy: A Big Adventure, which could only pull in 610 players during...
News Sackboy: A Big Adventure Has Proven Very Unpopular on PC
A peak of just 610 people played it
After the PC port of the Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection set the record for the lowest player count of any Sony game at launch, Sackboy: A Big Adventure has come along and beat it by an alarming margin. Across its first weekend on sale, the highest number of players it had at any one time was just 610...
Random Marvel's Spider-Man PC Mod Lets You Play As... IGN's Gotham Knights Review Score?
Look out! Here comes the 5/10
Hardcore PC players sure do seem to have a sense of humour, that's for sure. With Sony bringing some of its first-party PlayStation games to Steam and Epic Games Store, it opens up the doors to the wild world of modding. Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered appears to be a popular target; not long ago, a mod was released that...
News Uncharted PC Port Has Lowest Player Count of Any Sony Game at Launch
The stats aren't even close
The Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection PC port recorded an all-time player count of only 10,851 after its very first weekend on the platform, which is significantly lower compared to Sony's previous efforts. It comes closest to the open worlder Days Gone, but even then, the Sony Bend game had over 27,000 players...
News PC Versions of Future Naughty Dog Games Always a Possibility
PS5 its "primary platform", though
The Uncharted series makes its debut on PC today with the port of the Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection, but it sounds like the remastered collection is only the beginning for Naughty Dog titles on the personal computer. While the PS5 remains the studio's "primary platform", it will now always consider a PC...
Review Uncharted: Legacy Of Thieves Collection (PC) - Treasure Hunting Never Looked So Good
Nathan Drake ventures to a brand new platform
Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection has washed ashore on the beaches of a new platform — one that allows us to dial the technical aspects of series' most recent instalments up to 11. But with the PS5 receiving its own remastered collection just earlier this year, is this PC port another big step,...
News Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Crawls onto PC in November
Release date confirmed
Earlier this year, Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered made the leap to PC. Announced at the same time was a port of the sort-of sequel, Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, though it didn't receive a release date. Now, thanks to its listing on Steam (and now confirmed by S
News Marvel's Spider-Man PC Promises PS Studios Bonuses with PSN Connection
Login to PSN on PC for extras
Sony wants you to login to PSN while you play its PC games, and as part of a new update to Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, it’s laying the groundwork. While this was discovered in the port’s source code previously, the title’s latest patch actually adds the functionality – even though it’s not quite working...
News PS5 Exclusives Will Take at Least One Year to Launch on PC
Live service games will likely be day-and-date
Sony won’t shut up about PC and smartphones, and PS Studios boss Hermen Hulst has been discussing its release strategy moving forwards. Specifically, he mentioned that there’ll be “at least a year” between its single player titles launching on PS5 and PC, but in some cases its live service...
News PlayStation Bigwigs Won't Shut Up About PC, Smartphones
Won't somebody please think of the PS5?
It’s rare we get an interview from any of PlayStation’s top brass anymore, so we’re always eager to dig through the comments whenever the likes of group president Jim Ryan open their mouth. Unfortunately, it feels like the PS5 has become a forgotten format of late, as all the executives want to talk...
News Leaked Sony Document Supposedly Sheds Light on PS5's Portfolio
A leaked document purportedly including information on upcoming PlayStation Studios projects, mentioned as part of the Horizon Zero Dawn remaster rumours, has allegedly surfaced. It should be noted that we haven’t been able to independently verify the veracity of the spreadsheet, and it would potentially be a fairly easy thing to fake...
News Sackboy: A Big Adventure PC Version Dated for 27th October
Busy PC month for Sony
Update: Sony's main official channels have now confirmed the Sackboy: A Big Adventure PC port will be releasing worldwide on 27th October 2022. There's also a new trailer demonstrating some of the features mentioned down below. Original story: It appears the Latin American PlayStation YouTube channel has jumped th
News Returnal PC Port a Foregone Conclusion as Settings Menu Leaks
Just announce it already
Update: Sony has had the video demonstrating the settings menu in Returnal taken down from YouTube, so now you know it's the real deal. Original story: Come on Sony, just announce the PC port of Returnal already. This version for the personal computer has been leaking for months now, whether that's through SteamDB listings...
News PS3 Classic MotorStorm Pacific Rift Looks Sensational in 4K, 60fps on PC
Now fully playable with RPCS3
Good ol’ MotorStorm: Pacific Rift: you wouldn’t believe it’s nearing its 15th (!!!) anniversary based on this updated version for PC emulator RPCS3. While the rather static art direction is a tell-tale sign of its age, the arcade racer more than holds up running at 60 frames-per-second in 4K – in fact, it’s...
News Spider-Man: Miles Morales Drops Teaser Trailer for PC Version
Release date coming soon
Following on from the August release of Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered on PC, it's time for Sony to start marketing the PC port of Miles Morales. The smaller-scaled, but still technically impressive semi-sequel has been a huge hit on PlayStation, and Sony will be hoping that it enjoys similar success on its second platform...
News Sackboy: A Big Adventure's PC Port More or Less Confirmed
An even bigger adventure
Sony is, as we know, porting some of its first-party games over to PC, with the next being Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection in October. The question of which game is next to make the leap is up in the air; there are some titles like Ghost of Tsushima yet to be announced, and both Returnal and Sackboy: A Big Adventure...
Random Marvel's Spider-Man in First-Person Is Sick, Will Make You Sick
Look out! Here comes the Spider-lunch
PlayStation games on PC might rub some fans the wrong way, but there's one very important thing we all need to remember: mods. A community will form around most major PC games these days in order to tinker with them in all sorts of ways, modifying the experience in some way. One modder, Jedijosh920, has...
News After a Nine Month Wait, Uncharted Makes Its PC Debut in October
Finally! After an impressive nine month wait, Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection will bring two of PlayStation’s grandest adventures to PC. Compiling both Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, the bundle will be available on both Steam and the Epic Games Store from 19th October. The bundle will cost...
News Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Belatedly Swings to PC on 19th October
Pre-order for a free Fortnite glider, apparently
Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection – the remastered compilation of PS4-era Naughty Dog titles Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – launched on PS5 an eternity ago, or 28th January to be precise. Fans could be forgiven for thinking its previously announced PC port...
News Housemarque Appears to Have Confirmed PC Port of Returnal During GDC 2022
PlayStation's worst-kept secret
Rumours of a PC port of Housemarque's excellent Sisyphean opus, Returnal, are, fittingly enough, neverending. We've reported previously that the PlayStation console exclusive looked like it was headed for a PC release after SteamDB listings were uncovered. Still, the latest indication comes to us from GDC 2022, of all...
News Sony: Efforts Beyond PS5, PS4 Do Not Diminish Our Passion for Amazing Single Player Games
Sony is trying to grow the PlayStation brand beyond the boundaries of its console. As more time passes, it’s becoming increasingly clear what the platform holder’s remit looks like: bring more award-winning PlayStation properties to more people. We’re seeing the fruits of its labour through its expansion to PC, television, and...
News Marvel's Spider-Man Is Sony's Best PC Launch Yet in the UK
Fourth fastest-selling PC game of 2022
Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered has recorded Sony's biggest ever launch sales for a PC version in the UK. Already the fourth fastest-selling PC game of 2022, the webslinger's opening week of sales was 26 per cent higher than God of War. Only Elden Ring, Total War: Warhammer 3, and
News Sony Had 'No Involvement' in Death Stranding Deal with PC Game Pass
Tomorrow clearly ain't in PlayStation's hands
Update: Sony had “no involvement” with Death Stranding’s release on PC Game Pass, despite the platform holder owning the intellectual property and funding the development of the title. “Matters relating to the PC release of Death Stranding are managed by Kojima Productions and 505 Games,” a...
Rumour Sony's Death Stranding May Be Coming to Game Pass on PC
In another bizarre twist, the Sony owned Death Stranding looks poised to be added to the PC Game Pass catalogue. It wouldn’t be the first PlayStation funded project to join Microsoft’s subscription service – actually, it’d be the third following the two most recent MLB The Show titles – but it’s certainly strange to see the Japanese...
News In an Alternate Spider-Verse, Marvel's Spider-Man Had a Multiplayer Mode
Webslinging, with friends
One of the best things about PlayStation games coming to PC is the things we learn once our more technologically savvy brethren get their hands on them. Case in point, developer Insomniac apparently toyed around with the prospect of adding multiplayer to Marvel's Spider-Man during development. Twitter user DniweTamp...
News Don't Be Surprised if Sony Brings PSN Integration to PC Games
Code in Spider-Man suggests it's coming
As it currently stands, Sony’s expanding list of PC games are not integrated with the PlayStation Network. However, with the platform holder planning a bevy of live service games – many of which will likely end up on PC – it stands to reason that the organisation will, eventually, allow you to login to...
News Spider-Man PC Can't Beat God of War's Launch Weekend Concurrent Players Record
But still did decent
Update #2: As was increasingly looking to be the case as the weekend progressed, Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered failed to attract as many concurrent players on Steam during its launch weekend as God of War. Insomniac Games’ superhero sandbox topped out at 66,436, while Kratos and Atreus managed 73,529. Like we mentioned in...
News Sony Expands PlayStation Homepage for PC Games
More to come, of course
Sony has added a new PC page to its official PlayStation website, detailing titles currently available outside of PlayStation – as well as other upcoming releases. The website includes links to purchase titles like God of War and Days Gone, and also includes key information like required hardware specifications. The...
Video Is Spider-Man Remastered At Its Best on PC?
Crawling the walls
Swinging through the streets of New York at tremendous speeds has never felt so good. Marvel's pider-Man Remastered, the PlayStation exclusive first launched on PS4 in 2018 then on PS5 in 2020, is now on the cusp of adding a third platform to conquer in the form of its long-awaited PC release. Whether you are playing for the...
News Beat It, PS Vita! Marvel's Spider-Man PC Will Fully Support Steam Deck
It's official, the PC iteration of Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered has gotten the all-important green tick of approval, meaning that developer Insomniac's excellent web-slinging adventure is now Steam Deck Verified. Steam has reviewe
News Sony Incorrectly Prices Marvel's Spider-Man PC in Select Countries
"We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience"
If you’re a PC player from a select country, then your spider-sense should be tingling today. Sony has dropped the price of Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered on the PC, meaning if you already pre-ordered you may be eligible for a refund. The territories of note include Australia, Israel, New Zealand,...
News Returnal's Steam Page Getting Regular Updates, Reveal Seems Imminent
Rip the band aid off, Housemarque
It's a very poorly kept secret that Returnal, Housemarque's excellent arcade shooter, is getting the PC treatment. A while ago, a SteamDB page was discovered under the codename 'Oregon', but that couldn't hide several explicit references to the PS5 title; Tower of Sisyphus, Helios, Atropos, and more can all be found...
News Marvel's Spider-Man PC Wall Climbs Up the Steam Best-Sellers List
The two Marvel’s Spider-Man games have sold a spider-sense tingling 33 million copies on just the PS5 and PS4 alone, but you wouldn’t rule out the series pushing several million more units when it comes to PC, would you? Pre-orders opened for Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered today, and the
News Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered PC Version Dated for 12th August
On Steam and EGS
Sony has revealed the PC version of Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered will release on Steam and the Epic Games Store on 12th August 2022. Costing £54.99/$59.99, pre-purchase is available now on the two PC platforms, with pre-orders automatically unlocking three Spider-Man suits, the Spider-Drone, and five bonus skill points. A trailer...
Random Jak and Daxter Fans Are Porting The Precursor Legacy to PC
Precursor master race
Who needs professional game developers, right? Tech-savvy fans of the original Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy are taking matters into their own hands, porting the classic PS2 platformer to play on modern PCs. This isn't an emulation job; the group's aim is to get the game running natively on PC by basically retooling the...
Random Watch Joel Channel the Power of Kratos in Brilliant God of War Crossover Mod
Mod of War
One of the best things about the PC gaming community is modding — tinkering with a game's files and systems to create new experiences. Fans and amateur devs are doing this all the time, and every now and again, we see mods for some of Sony's first-party titles, like the one above. God of War has been available on PC for a little while...
News Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered and Miles Morales Are Swinging Onto PC
Should've sensed that
Update: It's not just the original Spidey title heading to PC. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales will also be wall-running to Steam and Epic Games Store, launching in Fall 2022. This update comes from the PS Blog, where Insomniac Games confirms that both games are indeed heading to PC. Another detail is that Marvel's...
News Returnal, Sackboy: A Big Adventure PC Ports Appear to Leak
Screenshots of settings emerge
Screenshots from what appear to be PC ports of both Returnal and Sackboy: A Big Adventure have leaked online. The images show the settings screens for the two titles, and include a multitude of graphical options, ranging from raytracing to shadow quality and beyond. The leaked pictures emerged shortly after a
News God of War Slaughters GeForce Now Support Ahead of PS Plus Reboot
Cloudy with no chance of GeForce Now
God of War is everywhere right now! It’s coming to PS Plus Essential next week, is already part of the PS Plus Collection, and will be included with PS Plus Extra later in the month. Basically, if you haven’t experienced Kratos’ Norse sojourn, you can have no excuses. One place the game
Reaction Why You Shouldn't Worry About Sony's New Strategy
Additional investment is exciting
PlayStation is steering its business in a new direction, and gamers are renowned for their reluctance to change. A recent mid-term strategy meeting elaborated on Sony’s intention to look beyond its traditional walled garden, bringing its content to more platforms and mediums. This, as is perhaps predictable, has...
News Sony and Bungie Will Create a Live Service Centre of Excellence Once Acquisition Closes
New department to oversee PlayStation's fresh direction
One of the things lost in Sony’s investor relations report last week, and brought back to our attention by ResetEra, is the company’s integration plan for acquisition target, Bungie. While the deal is yet to close, the platform holder expects the ink to b
Rumour PS5 Exclusive Returnal Likely Heading to PC Soon
SteamDB lists very familiar-sounding game
It's no secret that Sony has moved to a model where its console exclusive first-party games will eventually migrate to PC. PlayStation has now published a number of titles on Steam and Epic Games Store, and more are absolutely on the way. It's a contentious move that sees the brand reaching beyond the...