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Here’s the Extended Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Gameplay Trailer

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When it came to Sony’s offerings for gamescom 2020, we were only promised one thing ahead of the event. Geoff Keighley and Insomniac said a Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart gameplay trailer would appear. However, it wouldn’t be all new. It’d just be an extended look at the same footage that appeared at the June 2020 PlayStation 5 showcase. We also received a better idea of when it will appear, as it was described as a “PlayStation 5 launch window” game.

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At the very least, Insomniac did deliver. We got to see more of Nefarious and the Dimensionator device he was using to create rifts and problems. There was also a lot more dialogue between Ratchet and Clank, getting into the predicament the duo is facing in the new game. We also got a chance to see the other new Lombax character again.

Here’s the almost eight minute video looking at Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart gameplay.

After the gameplay trailer, Insomniac Gae Director Mike Daly talked about DualSense capabilities. Different weapons will feel different. For example, he mentioned the Enforcer, a double-barrel shotgun. You can pull until you feel resistance on the trigger to release one shot. If you see a really big foe, you can press even further to fire two shots.

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart will be a PlayStation 5 exclusive, is currently in development, and will be a “launch window” game. This is an extension of Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus.

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Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.