Internal document reveals that single player is still popular

In the past few years, there has been an increasing trend towards live service games that keep providing new content for players over a long period of time. Sony has now confirmed in an internal document that the interest in single-player titles is still there. The leak was from the website Vice treated in detail.

Accordingly, titles such as GTA 5 or Call of Duty are among the most popular games on the platform because of their multiplayer modes, but in reality, users should still be more offline than online. Sony in particular has proven in recent years with titles such as God Of War, Uncharted 4, Ghost of Tsushima or The Last of Us Part 2 that solo adventures are still in demand. However, the document also lists some things for which participants in a survey revealed their problems with single-player games. According to this, some players do not start with the title if, for example, they do not have more than two hours available. With the new activities feature of the PS5, Sony would now like to tackle this problem and make it easier to get started.

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With the maps in the main menu of the PS5 (buy now ) Users can now select specific tasks or areas of a game. Often an approximate time is even given of how long it takes on average for the task. This allows players to assess more easily whether a mission is still worth starting with less time.

Source: Vice

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