Sony booked a great demand for the PS5 – the new console is out of print everywhere. If you wanted to pre-order a PlayStation 5, you had to be quick: the allotments previously made available to online retailers were sold within a very short time. At what point in time subsequent deliveries can be expected remains to be seen. Most recently, Sony Interactive Entertainment boss Jim Ryan made the potential buyers on Want to buy a PS5 launch day, little hope. In a recent interview with GamesIndustry.biz Ryan is very impressed with the console's launch line-up, which is one of the reasons for the high demand.
According to Ryan, the launch games for PS5 are more compelling than those for PlayStation 4 and PS3. Demon's Souls, Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Sackboy: A Big Adventure, among others, will be available for the launch of the new console – the adventure Astro's playroom is already pre-installed on the PS5. Many players should also be pleased that almost all of the more than 4,000 available PS4 games can be played on the PlayStation 5 – Sony has announced a comprehensive one Backward compatibility for the PlayStation 5 on.
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Ryan also praised the development process of their own studios. "It is probably not appreciated or understood enough how our own game development skills have grown over the course of this generation," said the PlayStation boss. The takeover of Insomniac helped a lot, it was wonderful to have the studio in the PlayStation family. "I'd like to invite everyone to look at the PS4 or PS3 generation launch window and compare it to the PS5. It just doesn't compare," says Ryan. The PS3 started with the first-person shooter Resistance: Fall of Man and the racing game Motorstorm, while the first-person shooter Killzone: Shadow Fall and the shoot-em-up Resogun were available on PS4 on launch day. The PS5 will be released in Germany on November 19th.
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