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When is the ps5 restocking?

PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition will be restocked across major retailers on July 12. Sony has also reportedly asked retailers to not force PS5 bundles onto customers after receiving complaints during the June restock. Business Insider IndiaPS5 restock in India: PlayStation 5 pre-bookings in India to resume on July 12, but you may have to be quick t

(Even though it looks better that way)

After receiving a great deal of ribbing from Twitter users, Sony deleted its tweet showing the inverted PS5. The ad doesn’t appear to have been uploaded to Sony’s other video channels.

Here’s a look at the now-deleted PS5 spot:

The inclusion of an upside-down PS5 is harmless, of course, but that hasn’t stopped folks who notice such things from poking fun at Sony for the goof.

There are multiple possible explanations for this error. First, the ad’s dad may not be the brightest bulb, given his inability to come up with an impromptu bedtime story and instead lifting the narrative from 2018’s God of War. So maybe he’s unaware of how the PS5 is supposed to be placed when horizontal (or maybe he follows PlayStation Studios head Hermen Hulst on Twitter). Or maybe the ad’s set designer simply looked at the PS5 and thought, “Well, obviously this disc slot should be on top, because that looks more aesthetically pleasing.”

It could also be a fun callback to the original PlayStation, which many early adopters had to play upside down in order for the console to properly read discs. That’s probably overthinking it.

Perhaps, like me, PS5 Dad struggled for a solid 10 minutes to get Sony’s included stand to work with the PS5 in its horizontal orientation, failing repeatedly to secure it and said, “Man, fuck this” and just flipped it over, because now at least it lies flat.

Regardless of the reason (it’s probably that second one, though), we can agree that the PlayStation 5’s design is highly divisive, and if Sony’s ad folks looked at an upside-down console and signed off on that, that’s good for a laugh in these extremely dark times.

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New PS5 system update improves system performance

Video Games Chronicle 08 July, 2021 - 03:43pm

According to the on-console patch notes, the 902 MB update to version 21.01-03.21.00 makes improvements to system performance, and nothing else.

However, it’s possible that other changes have been made and not mentioned, such as April’s quiet fix for a disc spinning issue.

The last system update for the PS5 was version 21.01-03.20.00, which rolled out last month.

That update fixed a battery indicator bug which had resulted in the battery icon constantly blinking (indicating low battery) even though the controller wasn’t low on charge.

The official patch notes also listed fixes for a PS5 screen reader issue and hidden games problem, plus improvements when copying games from USB to console.

Sony released PS5’s first major system software update globally on April 14, adding the ability to store PS5 games on external USB drives (but not play titles from them), and cross-gen Share Play, meaning PS5 users can let friends on PS4 remotely play their games, among other features.

Sony also made additions to the PlayStation smartphone app, including the ability to join a multiplayer session on PS5 from the app, manage PS5 console storage, compare trophy collections with friends, and sort and filter products shown in the PlayStation Store.

In a post on the PlayStation Blog at the time, Sony’s Hideaki Nishino stated: “We’re only scratching the surface of the many updates and improvements we’ve made across PS5, PS4, and PS App, so check them out and let us know what you think.”

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The next round of Sony PS5 India restock pre-orders go live on July 12

Techradar 08 July, 2021 - 03:43pm

The Target PS5 restock is more likely to happen next week, as we have confirmed stores are getting console shipments. But Newegg Shuffle has the console today.

PS5 restock tracker Matt Swider has helped 55,000 people buy a next-gen console in 2021 with his tireless 24/7 tracking, in-stock Twitter alerts and exclusive restock reporting.

Update: The PS5 restock at Target is likely mid-next week after it wasn't today (only a 50% chance it would be), and our 24/7 PS5 restock Twitter tracker Matt Swider will send you an alert when PS5 is in stock – if you follow his account and turn on notifications. TechRadar has confirmed that Target employees are getting the PS5 console in steadily with, on average, now 12 Sony consoles on hand per store. That number will only grow by next week. Target restock events have always been a Wednesday or Thursday in 2021 so look for our Twitter tracker alert mid-next week to find the PS5 for sale at Target. 

In the meantime, there's PS5 restock today as part of the Newegg Shuffle (lottery), with both PS5 Disc and PS5 Digital Edition in stock.

When is the PS5 restock? Follow our PS5 restock Twitter tracker Matt Swider and turn on notifications for live restock news. It's the fastest way to get PS5 restock updates.

Click on this example of the last major restock date from Tuesday of last week in order to follow Matt Swider on Twitter and turn on notifications (the little bell icon). The Target restock push notification you'll get will look a lot like this.

Since it's always a morning restock on a Wednesday or Thursday in 2021, that means today, July 8 (but we're now beyond the usual PS5 restock time), or, likely, next week, July 14 or July 15, is when we'll send out an alert. There aren't a lot of Sony consoles on hand right now, so we're giving it a 50% chance of being this week. We're tracking Walmart for Thursday, while Best Buy may need another week to restock. If you're having serious trouble buying PS5, Matt will walk you through the ordering process in a PS5 restock live stream YouTube video.

Here are the proven steps to buy it when there's a PS5 restock in the US.

PS5 restock update for July 8: There's finally news when it comes to that awaited Target PS5 restock: it may actually happen this week or, ore likely, next week. Antonline had a very brief PS5 restock bundle on Tuesday morning that cost close to $800, so people have been eager to see a major PS5 restock this week.

We were skeptical of a potential restock at Target last week simply because stores in the US had such little inventory, according to our growing list of employee sources and those of YouTuber Jake Randall. But sources have updated us on the fact that consoles are coming in slowly but surely. Apparently, it's still not enough for a Target PS5 restock this week.

That could be a restock sometime this week – and it's always been on a Wednesday or Thursday in the morning – or next week if Target wants to wait for more inventory and do a bigger PS5 drop. We're tracking a PS5 Target restock on Twitter so you don't have to keep refreshing the page.

🎯 PS5 restock may be at Target (50% chance this week) either tomorrow morning or Thursday morning. Enough – but barely – stock to pull off a restock, so we'll see. Usually happens ~7:40am ET. I'll🚨if it happens 🏷️Best Buy is shaping up to be next week. https://t.co/jWZU7DOgsnJuly 6, 2021

Best Buy and GameStop just had a restock last week, so we're trying to get a read on their inventory levels for this week (which suggests that both stores could have the PS5 console in stock next week instead). The standout retailer is Walmart, which hasn't had the $399 PS5 Digital in two weeks and $499 PS5 Disc console in one month.

Last week was light: the only stores in the US to have an official PS5 restock were Best Buy (on Tuesday) and GameStop (on Thursday). Furthermore, Best Buy was a bunch of leftovers from the Thursday prior. That's a good thing, believe it or not, as retailers are amassing inventory.

Other PS5 stores we're tracking include Sony Direct – the Sony Direct virtual queue was limited last time around – as well as Sam's Club and Costco.

We're officially three weeks without a Target PS5 restock as of today, but the good news is that console inventory is slowly starting to trickle in the backrooms at individual stores, according to our employee and warehouse sources and those of Jake Randall. The PS5 console numbers were much too low for a restock this past week, but Target stores should begin building inventory for this week.

The official restock date is hard to determine outside of these two parameters: it's always been on a Wednesday or Thursday in 2021 (so likely next week), and it almost always happens in the early morning time: 7:40am EDT / 6:40am CDT / 5:40am MDT / 4:40am PDT. We're tracking it on both potential dates this week.

Yes, that's early if you live on the West coast of the US, but since the PS5 is bought online and picked up at your local Target store, you're competing with a bunch of neighbors – and on the West Coast, much of that competition is usually fast asleep.

The Antonline PS5 kicked off the short week here, with a brief restock that lasted just two minutes. What's surprising is that this PS5 bundle price is above the $499 MSRP for the PS5 Disc console because it included four games and an extra controller. The total was close to $800 and exceeds that if your state has sales tax (most states in the US do). You'd think such bundles would last longer, but shockingly no, not even in July 2021.

Antonline ships fast, and unlike other retailers, it doesn't play with the add-to-cart button, meaning this is the one and only retailer in which speed matters. Getting our PS5 restock alert, like the one we just sent below, is crucial.

🚨🚨🚨PS5 restock! 🐜 ANTonline 🐜 in the US has it right now.♻️RT this + follow @mattswider + @techradar for instant Xbox & PlayStation 5 updatesAll PS5 bundle options https://t.co/GktnFOXjBGPro tip: bundles are higher in $, yes, but they remain in stock longer.July 6, 2021

Best Buy restock date could be late this week or next week, with Thursday and Friday being the most popular days of the week of the retailer. The electronics retailer is known to skip weeks when it's low on inventory. We give this a 40% chance of happening this week. We'll keep this updated when we have news.

You'll probably see a Best Buy GPU in-stock alert from Matt Swider right before the console orders go live – that's how it worked nearly two weeks ago. Consoles also tend to stick to an every-other-week pattern although the Best Buy restock time has been all over the place and is harder to predict today. It's been anywhere from 9:38am to 6:05pm, so our tracking efforts span the entire day at Best Buy.

PS5 restock advice:👉Both PS5 Disc/Digital on sale (always more Disc than Digital)👉Don't refresh after add-to-cart button turns gray (it asks you to wait)👉Click the add-to-cart button again when it turns yellow again (this is the '1 more step'👉Don't give up at the start pic.twitter.com/91XqBps8cjJune 29, 2021

There was a huge GameStop PS5 restock on Thursday, with Matt Swider coaching as many as 4,000 viewers during a PS5 restock live stream on YouTube (nearly 20,000 people have seen the live video tutorial since then). Just as important as the restock date is teaching you how to check out at stores like GameStop. 

It's much too soon to know the next GameStop restock, but it has a restock every 10 to 15 days, according to our analysis. Recently, it's been limited the first waves of PS5 stock to its PowerUp Pro members, but we'll also teach you how to get around that. So far, though, it's only been two days since the GameStop restock. More time is needed for the retailer to replenish its console inventory.

Should be in stock soon: 🚨🚨🚨PS5 restock! 🛑 GAMESTOP 🛑PS5 bundle options https://t.co/VRX42vuoE7♻️RT this + follow @mattswider for updatesNeed help? I'm live streaming it on YouTubehttps://t.co/JdQOGsp1y4July 1, 2021

The Walmart PS5 restock date is always on a Thursday – that's at least the way it's been every time in 2021, and July 8 at 3pm EDT / 12pm PDT will be the next time we check and, likely, send out a restock alert. It's been several weeks since the retailer has officially had a $499 PS5 Disc restock, though it did offer some PS5 Digitial buyers a PS5 Disc upgrade for free when it ran out of inventory.

Matt Swider often gets advance notice if there's going to be a Walmart PS5 restock, citing a press release that the retailer issues to TechRadar and other members of the press when there's a massive PS5 restock. That official word comes three hours in advance, so the time to look for the tweet and news is just after 12pm EDT.

We're able to send our timely PS5 restock alerts about the Sony Direct restock date one of two ways: first, it often sends out (random) Sony Direct email invites to PSN users who get into an earlier virtual queue – and often, but not always – it opens up a second queue when this finishes. 

We also get a 15- to 30-minute waiting room for Sony Direct before the virtual queue opens up. That means you don't have to be first in line. And we know that the queue for everyone has been happening at 5pm EDT, and Wednesdays have been popular for Sony Direct. Look for our tweet if you track a queue opening up then.

Costco PS5 restock updates have been few and far between simply because the club store doesn't have as much inventory as Best Buy, Walmart, and GameStop. It packs its console inventory into bundles, which are at face value for the games and accessories, yet it still sells out in under three minutes – for a site that requires a membership. That tells you either inventory is always low or demand for PS5 is still that strong – and it may be both at the same time.

Our PS5 restock alerts for Costco, like the one below, is a good reason to tracker the PlayStation 5 with us on Twitter. It can crop up at any moment. 

We'll continue to update this page as more PS5 restock news breaks. Millions of you now have the PS5 in hand, but millions more are looking to buy the Sony console. Between now and October 2021, it's going to be slightly easier. But by the Black Friday and Cyber Monday dates, expect a whole new audience to suddenly realize they need to buy PS5 and find stock when it's just not available in most US stores.

Yes, the PS5 restock happens every week to some degree, with Target, Walmart and Best Buy, among other retailers opening up orders every week. Some restock weeks are more bountiful than others, and the most popular PS5 restock day of the week is Thursday, so today is Thursday, July 8, and we're expecting some good news.

We usually see PS5 sold out surrounding US holidays. It's obvious that days off often delay shipments and warehouse activity at American retailers, so the restock events pick up a week or two after a holiday like the 4th of July.

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PS5 DualSense Cosmic Red, Midnight Black India Prices Revealed

IGN India 08 July, 2021 - 03:43pm

The PS5 DualSense Cosmic Red and Midnight Black India prices are now official. According to a listing on Sony's own retail arm, ShopAtSc, you'll be paying Rs. 6,390 for the red variant of the PS5 DualSense controller. No release date has been mentioned just yet. Safe to say, it should be available around the same time the PS5 restock pre-orders go live next week as IGN India first reported a month back. IGN reader IiAmLunaticl tipped us off on ShopAtSc's listing. Expect it to be listed on Amazon India, Flipkart, and Vijay Sales among others soon enough.

The Midnight Black option has the same price as the standard white DualSense controller of Rs. 5,990 and has been listed too.

That said, the next PS5 restock date is July 12. Expect the likes of Amazon India, Flipkart, Vijay Sales, and Sony's own ShopAtSC to have the PS5 restock pre-orders live from 12pm on July 12. Mumbai-based Vijay Sales announced these details via email and this has been confirmed by multiple retailers speaking to IGN India as well. Listings should go live shortly. It is unknown if he Pulse 3D headset would be available as well.

Earlier in the week IGN India was the first to report that July would see a PS5 restock. The PS5 India price is Rs. 49,990 for the standard version with a disc drive and Rs. 39,990 for the digital version. Both will be available at all outlets though expect fewer stocks of the latter. Not a bad thing considering digital game discounts are less frequent and the PS5 Digital Edition itself is a potential paperweight.

Hopefully this restock sees stores playing by Sony’s rules regarding no forced PS5 bundles. Though considering how some game stores have been operating in bad faith, we’re sceptical on how it would be enforced.

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Latest PS5 Firmware Update Is Available to Download Now

Push Square 08 July, 2021 - 03:31pm

Who doesn't love a firmware update? Sony has just released the latest system software update for PlayStation 5, bringing it up to version 21.01-03.21.00. The update is available to download and install right now, weighing in at 902.4MB.

The real question is, of course, what does this update do? We hope you're sitting down for this:

This system software update improves system performance.

This author's PS5 has had to be forcibly shut down a couple of times recently, because the UI has locked up, so fingers crossed this update really does improve system performance.

In case you're wondering, there's no firmware update for your DualSense PS5 controllers this time — it's just the PS5 system software. Queue up that download to keep your PS5's firmware in top form.

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Good, improved performance is always welcome

Also RIP all those suspended Returnal runs

Has anyone worked out what these seemingly random numbers refer to? Doesn't even make sense as a date?

Still waiting for one that says "makes the PS5 physically smaller".

@sanderson72 Just call it 3.21, then it‘s much easier to get the system.

Has anyone had a ps5 issue when your on the home screen the controller constantly wants to go up. I press down on the d pad and it immediately goes back up. Fine in games and the log on screen. Restart the system fine for a while but eventually the fault returns

@wes1234 sounds like drift I had that on one of my controllers phoned Sony had it back within a week all fixed.

I am having issues where my Cold War (digital) and Avengers (disc) game data corrupts when they update; basically they don't update and then when I launch the games they are corrupted. Completed a Factory Reset a couple of days ago and am waiting patiently for the next update to see if thats fixed it. Maybe this update will help...

@David187 thanks for the reply. I bought another ps5 controller and same fault only on the home screen. I've tried restoring factory settings on both the ps5 and controllers no luck so far

I just want folder man, is it that hard to do? Sigh..

I look forward to the day we can use Themes on PS5.

@wes1234 so it only does that on the home menu? not games?

@David187 yeah only the home screen. It'll be ok after a restart for a while, then I'll play something eventually exit to home screen and It'll return. The only way I can then turn it off is pressing and holding the button on the ps5

@wes1234 That's an odd one🤔 the controllers all updated with the latest firmware?

No SSD expansion slot No folder's No themes No future expectations of them ever supporting the system with features that should of come standard I mean c'mon it doesn't even have a browser without some silly workaround

Learned the hard way it will close all your apps in rest mode with auto update turned on. Housemarque, what the actual heck were you thinking!? If you are going to go through the effort of telling people rest mode is your only option to pause a run, maybe let people know it defaults to closing all your software on updating.

Hoping it fixes my discs being unrecognised if left in when the PS5 is switched off. Only works if I leave a game running in rest mode. Sick of keep having to eject and reinsert disc.

@David187 yeah they've both been updated the second controller was only bought yesterday. Very frustrating

I've been having some problems with games freezing and connectivity issues, particularly with Youtube, so I hope this helps.

@ViolentEntity why do you want a web browser on a console?

"Do you guys not have phones" may be a rubbish argument for releasing a game in a beloved franchise on mobile only, but it's a pretty good argument for not adding a web browser on a console

I can't think of a more tedious interface for web browsing than a console controller

I haven't had any problems with my PS5, but I've only been playing native/native cross gen PS5 game's on my PS5. I play my PS4 game's on my PS4 PRO that way my PS5 space doesn't get used up quickly.

@wes1234 best bet is to send it to Sony I had the same issue but it affected games as well when I got the controller back it was fine.

Everyone jokes when we get an update improving system performance…but you just know Sony is brewing up a pretty substantial update that’ll drop one of these days.

Just remember the PS4 underwent some pretty significant changes/additions 1-2 years following release from a UI overhaul to Share Play & even HDR. Things that are now standard on PS5 since launch, so who knows what they’ll improve next.

@Voltan haha returnal indeed

I wish they'd fix the issue where the disc drive spins up at full speed every hour.

Had my PS5 for 2 weeks now and had a few crashes and annoying little issues. Hopefully today's firmware will make things a little better. I've mainly enjoyed the PS5 but has been spoilt a little with crashes and restarts.

@wes1234 Try to reinstall system firmware again, I think it's a system software bug.

Mine still crashes when using rest mode during a native PS5 game. It's so weird to me that they haven't fixed this yet.

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what happened? Sony makes an ad showing the PlayStation 5 upside down and then deletes it

Sunday Vision 08 July, 2021 - 02:57pm

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If there is something about him PlayStation 5 What we can almost all agree on is that its design is massive and funky. In fact, this has sparked discussions about whether it looks better in its vertical or horizontal position. No matter which side you’re on, we think you’ll be interested to know that Sony’s ad mistakenly actually suggested another option: put the console lying down and upside down.

What happens is that Sony recently shared a new commercial on social networks. It was an advertisement focused on advertising various Sony technology products. As you can imagine, one of the stars of the ad was the PlayStation 5.

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The 30-second ad went viral shortly after Sony shared it, but for a very different reason than what the company wanted. The commercial discussion was far from showing backward compatibility for the console or the DualSense display and focused on something intriguing: the ad showed the PlayStation 5 lying upside down.

For the internet community, these ad details caused so many laughs, how could we not laugh at such an obvious curious mistake? In fact, many users took the opportunity to make very funny jokes about this situation.

Unfortunately, the error seems to have been very annoying to Sony. We say that because once a commercial with a poorly arranged PlayStation 5 started going viral, Sony pulled it off. All that’s left of them are screenshots taken by users

Notably, in most cases, these commercials are filmed by agencies, so it’s not as if Sony doesn’t know how to accommodate the new generation console. Despite this, it is very strange that a commercial with the PlayStation 5 is shown in such a bad position through all the review filters.

In case you missed it: PlayStation 5: What does the new console update include and what does it weigh?

For now, we can’t help but wonder if the ad will be re-recorded, or if Sony will scrap it entirely. What we are sure of is that some advertising agencies in the world have certainly received calls from angry CEOs.

Now, even though it might be tempting to grab your PlayStation 5 for a pure meme, we recommend avoiding it. After all in this situation lacks the norm and your physical games will return to the reader. Of course, this won’t cause an explosion or anything like that, but it could harm your games or generate another effect that you would definitely prefer to avoid.

And you, what do you think of this error? What do you think happened to Sony to release such a commercial? Tell us in the comments.

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Sony eliminates PS5 advert after Twitter customers in finding console the other way up - TheNewsTrace

TheNewsTrace 08 July, 2021 - 02:43pm

Sony has got rid of a video from an advert it posted as of late appearing a PS5 what I used to be on the backside of a shot … became the other way up. It was once a bizarre and, in fact, inconsequential mistake, but it surely was once sufficient to get the eye of fanatics at the Web, which brought about the short elimination of the advert.

This example He additionally printed that Sony, or whoever is in control of putting in place their advertisements, can now and again be somewhat confused by means of the bizarre form of the PS5, which puts the disk power on the backside as an alternative of the highest.

As for the advert itself, it was once brief and candy, and integrated a father and son interacting sooner than the daddy sat right down to play the well-known father-son duo recreation, God of Struggle. However, as you’ll see above, the PS5 I used to be enjoying on was once the other way up, with the disk power within the higher proper as an alternative of the decrease left. Obviously, whoever set this up was once no longer the use of the stand accent, which might no longer permit such anecdotes.

That is all a easy interest, in fact: clearly you’ll position a PS5 as you would like (accepting the herbal penalties of, say, an unsustainable vertical scenario the other way up), even though doing it the best way proven within the deleted video approach you would need to insert all of your discs backwardsexcept the truth that the USB port can be dangerous, and so forth. However Sony plainly felt the location was once unacceptable and got rid of the video; since then, has no longer but been republished with the proper PlayStation orientation.

And talking of PlayStation, take into account that this night we have now a brand new State of Play forward, which is able to come with a recent have a look at Deathloop, in addition to updates on indies and different third-party titles. On the other hand, no information from Horizon Forbidden West, PSVR, or (unfortunately for the daddy within the video) new God of Struggle information is predicted at this tournament. Probably, all consoles proven shall be face up, anyway.

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Here's how you can watch the July 8 State of Play livestream.

Sony made the decision to skip out on E3 last month, deciding to hold all of its news for its own eventual event. That time has come as the PlayStation creator is holding a State of Play broadcast later today, where we’ll learn more about Deathloop, as well as some other titles coming to the PS5 and PS4. Let’s look at how you can watch the July 8 Sony State of Play.

The July 8 Sony State of Play will take place today at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET. The event will be streamed live on both the PlayStation Twitch and YouTube channels. Once the stream concludes, the full video will be viewable on YouTube.

When Sony originally announced the July 8 State of Play, they stated that the event would run for approximately 30 minutes. They also gave us a solid idea of what to expect from the event. Nine minutes of the State of Play will focus entirely on Deathloop, the upcoming action-adventure game from Arkane Studios. The gameplay shown will give us another look at protagonist Colt and his array of abilities.

The other 21 minutes of the State of Play will be dedicated to other third-party games coming to PlayStation systems, including several indie titles. Sony has already confirmed that there will be no news on God of War: Ragnarok, Horizon Forbidden West, or the next iteration of PSVR at today’s event, so make sure you temper those expectations ahead of the show.

The July 8 State of Play is set to go down later today and will shine a light on some of the most interesting games coming to PS5 and PS4. If you aren’t able to watch, we’ll have all of the news for you over on our State of Play topic page.

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Watch PlayStation’s new State of Play

Polygon 08 July, 2021 - 09:15am

Sony’s latest livestream will reveal more about Bethesda’s Deathloop

In addition to Bethesda’s PlayStation 5 timed exclusive, Sony Interactive Entertainment says viewers can expect “approximately 20 minutes of updates on indies and exciting third-party games” for PlayStation platforms. Just don’t expect updates on the the new God of War, Horizon Forbidden West, or the next generation of PlayStation VR, Sony says.

You can watch the new State of Play livestream on PlayStation’s Twitch or YouTube channels.

Deathloop is coming to PS5 and Windows PC on Sept. 14. The first-person shooter stars Colt, who can use supernatural abilities to teleport, telekinetically throw his enemies, turn invisible, and rewind time as he tries to unravel the mystery of his time-looping predicament. Read Polygon’s Deathloop preview for more.

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