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PlayStation 5 Japan March 2021 Lineup Trailer Shows Upcoming Games

Yuffie in FF7 Remake Intergrade for PlayStation 5 in Japan

Sony Interactive Entertainment has published a new promotion trailer, showcasing available and upcoming PlayStation 5 games in Japan. The trailer highlights Final Fantasy VII Remake IntergradeGuilty Gear -Strive-, and Scarlet Nexus, among others. [Thanks, Gamer!]

The following eight upcoming titles are featured with longer screen time in the trailer:

  • Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (launching in Fall 2021)
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade (releasing June 10, 2021)
  • Resident Evil Village (releasing May 7, 2021)
  • Deathloop (releasing May 21, 2021)
  • Guilty Gear -Strive- (releasing June 11, 2021)
  • Scarlet Nexus (releasing in Summer 2021)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (releasing June 11, 2021)
  • Balan Wonderworld (releasing March 26, 2021)

Other than the above titles, the trailer ran through a quick montage of other PlayStation 5 games available in Japan. It included Nioh and Nioh 2Demon’s SoulsJudgmentMobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, and Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition, to name a few. While most of the aforementioned titles are already available, Judgment will be available on April 23, 2021.

Sony Interactive Entertainment will hold a Play! Play! Play! broadcast in Japan on Sunday, March 21, 2021. The hour-long program will focus on Resident Evil Village and Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade with a talk show featuring Capcom’s Morimasa Sato and Square Enix’s Yoshinori Kitase.

Japan was one of the first countries to see the PlayStation 5 launched on November 12, 2020. It sold over 200,000 units in the country within a month after launch. The latest figures as of March 7, 2021, as posted by Famitsu, indicated that over 375,000 regular units and 70,000 Digital Editions have been sold in Japan.

Kite Stenbuck
An avid gamer who learned the Japanese language mostly by playing Japanese games. Especially enjoys Dynasty Warriors, Ace Combat, and Gundam a lot.