September PlayStation State of Play Announced

It’s been a while since we’ve gotten one of these. After five months of near radio silence with the last month airing in early May, Sony announced that the third and perhaps biggest episode of State of Play will air on September 24, 1 PM pacific, or 4 PM eastern standard. Coincidentally, this episode is also airing the same date as a major The Last of Us Part II media event, which will unfold behind closed doors but will reportedly last about three hours. To add more fuel to the speculation fire, Sony promised new game reveals, new content from their first-party studios, and additional updates. As usual, there will be no information regarding next-gen titles.

The episode is estimated to last 20 minutes, significantly shorter than your average Nintendo Direct. However, considering how silent Sony has been regarding their upcoming projects with the exception of Death Stranding, this will undoubtedly be an event worth watching. The prospect of The Last of Us Part II making an appearance in this episode for the first time since E3 2018 certainly is likely. If I were to bet, I would expect a relatively long gameplay trailer in addition to a release date of February 2020. Rumors of a multiplayer beta are also overwhelming internet forums, so perhaps something like that could be announced.

Given that Sony unveiled the date nearly a weak in advance unlike previous episodes and made a weird trailer about it on their official Twitter account, I think this is something Sony wants people to look forward to. We might also have an actual human present the show instead of the disembodied female voice that accompanied previous episodes. Regardless of what is presented, expect some exciting stuff from Sony next week. What do you want announced at this State of Play? Do you expect to be bored yet again or do you think this will be a much-improved iteration of this series? Let’s talk about it in the comments below and stay tuned for more content on Sick Critic!

No comments

Leave a Reply


XIII (2020) Review – Lucky Number

“Corrupted by the darkness, now you fall into an endless sleep.”   I don’t even know where to start. You already know. I already know. It hasn’t been a month…

November 24, 2020, 302

Remothered: Broken Porcelain Review – Fannibal Lecture

“When the demon’s knocking on your door, you’ll still be staring down the floor.”   Well, October has come and gone with the speed of an incontinent cheetah, and the…

November 9, 2020, 470
The Suicide of Rachel Foster Review

The Suicide of Rachel Foster Review – Take the Stairs

The Suicide of Rachel Foster deals with some heavy themes that require sensitivity on the part of the developer. Suicide and rape aren’t themes you toss around at the dinner…

November 8, 2020, 235

GoNNER 2 Review – Slippery People

“Died to stay there, never have to leave there.”   It’s 2020, and it appears that roguelikes… well, they aren’t dying, but they sure seem like they’re slowing down. Once…

November 7, 2020, 334

This is The Zodiac Speaking Review – Colin Fry

**SPOILER/CONTENT ALERT! Plot elements of This is the Zodiac Speaking will be discussed here for the sake of critique. It also includes a description of the death of a young…

October 28, 2020, 659

Democracy 4 First Impressions – Early Access

A lot of political simulators find ways to take the insanity of the government and condense it down into easy-to-digest, overly simplistic casual games that don’t force the player to…

October 26, 2020, 1,223

GORSD Review – Garth Offered Red Slippers, Dope

“I hate that clown, but not as much as Mr. Far. I think I’ll go smoke a cigar.”   When it comes to learning a new skill, being thrown into…

October 15, 2020, 11,211
No Place for Bravery Interview

Developer Dialogue: No Place for Bravery Interview @ PAX Online

There were plenty of unique and exciting games at PAX Online this year. One that stood out to me the most was No Place for Bravery, an action RPG from…

October 4, 2020, 12,933
Promotional image for the Super Smash Bros Ultimate/Minecraft crossover, shows four Minecraft characters standing in front of prospective Smash stages

Steve and Alex From Minecraft Join Super Smash Bros Ultimate

October has hit the ground running with this morning’s announcement that the latest downloadable characters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are… Steve and Alex from Minecraft! Nintendo have repeatedly smashed expectations with regards…

October 1, 2020, 13,217

Bounty Battle Review – Ultra Mash Brothaz

“I was walking on the ground, I didn’t make a sound. Then, I turned around, and I saw a clown.”   When it comes to fighting games, it’s always the…

September 28, 2020, 12,934