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PlayStation’s State of Play Recap for February 2021

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State of Play Recap Yuffie

Sony’s February 2021 State of Play came and went, but we’re here with a full recap. The company showed off ten games for both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Some titles were new and some were previously announced, but we have many new release dates. The show closed out with a bang, showing off Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade on the PS5 with a new episode starring Yuffie.

In our full State of Play recap below, we have included the important details and links to the reveal and gameplay trailers.

  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
    • PS5 version targets 4K resolution and 60fps, has 3D audio, and DualSense adaptive triggers.
    • PS4 to PS5 save transfer and digital PS5 upgrade available.
    • Available now on PS4 and Xbox One.
    • Nintendo Switch, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S versions coming March 12, 2021.
  • Returnal
    • When players die and restart, the game world changes. Map layouts, enemies, and their placement will also change.
    • Coming to PS5 on April 30, 2021.
  • Knockout City
    • Team-based multiplayer action game for PS4.
    • EA is holding a cross-play beta on all platforms on April 2-4, 2021.
    • Coming to PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam and Origin on May 21, 2021.
  • Sifu
    • New game announcement from developer Sloclap.
    • John Wick-style, martial arts game.
    • Coming to PS4, PS5, and PC via the Epic Games Store in 2021.
  • Solar Ash
    • Developer Heart Machine’s vision for an adventure-platformer with enormous beasts and a focus on movement.
    • Coming to PS4, PS5, and PC via the Epic Games Store in 2021.
  • Five Nights At Freddy’s: Security Breach
    • First-person horror game with hide-and-seek gameplay against evil animatronics.
    • Developed by Steel Wool Studios, coming to PS5 in 2021.
  • Oddworld Soulstorm
    • DualSense’s haptic feedback lets players feel Abe’s heartbeat during tense situations.
    • Fans can choose to play as a non-lethal pacifist or an agent of chaos.
    • Abe can possess foes to use their abilities.
    • Puzzle-platformer that will require patience and stealth.
    • Coming to PS4, PS5, and PC via the Epic Games Store on April 6, 2021.
    • PlayStation Plus members can download the PS5 version for free.
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
    • Story-driven action-adventure title with a Pixar aesthetic.
    • Coming to PS4, PS5, and PC via the Epic Games Store on August 24, 2021.
    • Limited-time PlayStation console exclusive.
  • Deathloop
    • Bethesda revealed a third gameplay trailer.
    • Coming to PS5 and PC on May 21, 2021.
    • Limited-time PS5 console exclusive. Not available on other consoles until May 21, 2022.
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade
    • The PS5 version features upgraded visuals, textures, lighting, and fog effects. It will also target 60fps.
    • Square Enix will implement new quality of life additions like faster loading times, a photo mode, and a Normal (Classic) difficulty setting.
    • The PS5 version has a new episode featuring Yuffie and Sonon available for purchase.
    • PS4 owners can upgrade to the PS5 version for free.

Additionally, you can check out our full post about Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade here.

Oni Dino
Oni Dino is a Japanese-English translator, localization editor, and podcaster. He has several video game credits and regularly translates columns from Masahiro Sakurai and Shigeru Miyamoto. When not knee-deep in a JRPG and wishing games had more environmental story-telling, he's attending industry events and interviewing creative auteurs to share their stories.