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Everything announced at Sony’s March 2022 State of Play

By Kara Santos Published Mar 10, 2022 5:49 pm

Sony just dropped lots of exciting news and gameplay reveals in its latest State of Play for March 2022.

The event held live online on Wednesday (March 9), unveiled brand new games and eye-catching updates for highly anticipated PS5 and PS4 titles. 

In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of the all the game reveals and updates that PlayStation 4 and 5 gamers can look forward to this year and beyond.

Exoprimal

The event kicked off with the announcement of Exoprimal, a brand-new title from Capcom featuring teams of five players in state-of-the-art Exosuits dealing with a dinosaur outbreak. 

Sadly, it's not the eagerly anticipated sequel to Capcom’s Dino Crisis franchise 

The futuristic game which features intense multiplayer co-op battles against a relentless hordes of history’s strongest and deadliest dinosaurs, will be released sometime in 2023.

Ghostwire: Tokyo

Next up we got a fresh trailer for Tango Gamework’s Ghostwire: Tokyo

In the action-adventure game, players can use various psychic and paranormal abilities to defeat the ghosts and spirits from myth, folklore, and urban legend manifesting all over the city of Tokyo.

Ghostwire Tokyo will be released on the PlayStation 5 on March 25, 2022.

Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin

A new demo for the PS4 and PS5 was announced for Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin ahead of its launch on March 18, 2022.

The action RPG is a dark fantasy retelling of the original Final Fantasy game on the NES, set in an alternate universe where the storyline follows a set of characters brought into a fantasy world to face the malevolent Chaos.

This demo allows players to play the first three stages from the beginning of the game, up to the Western Keep, including the multiplayer mode. Players will be able to carry over their progress and save data to the full game.

Forspoken

A new action-packed gameplay trailer titled ‘World’s Collide’ and key art was revealed for Forspoken, which is set to launch on Oct. 11, 2022 for the PS5.

Forspoken tells the story of a young New Yorker suddenly thrust into the magical, yet cruel land of Athia. The action RPG will take players on an adrenaline-fueled journey as they go head-to-head with fearsome creatures, including Gigas, the giant ogre, the flying Apsarivis, plus many more deadly but insanely beautiful enemies.

Gundam Evolution

The world’s first free-to-play Mobile Suit FPS Gundam Evolution is coming to PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 in 2022.

Claim victory on the battlefield in this new free-to-play FPS where players can pilot Mobile Suits from the Gundam anime series in 6v6 objective-based combat.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection

Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo from the ’80s children's cartoon and comic book series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back!

The adventures of our favorite heroes in a half-shell on classic arcade and consoles from the past 30 years, are coming to modern PlayStation consoles in 2022. 

The Cowabunga Collection assembles thirteen classic TMNT games by Konami in one incredible package, including 8-bit and 16-bit games, their Japanese versions, and the TMNT arcade games, and their regional versions for the PS4 and PS5.

GigaBash

The Malaysian indie game startup Passion Republic Games gave a closer look at GigaBash, a four-player arena brawler featuring gigantic film-inspired kaijus, larger-than-life heroes, and fully destructible environments.

GigaBash is coming to PS4 and PS5 in early 2022.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, which is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the original story and the 10th anniversary of the anime adaptation, is coming to PS4 and PS5.

The long-awaited fighting game, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R, which captures Hirohiko Araki’s unique art style, and will have 50 playable characters from all JoJo arcs, will be released in 2022.

Trek To Yomi

A new cinematic experience set in Edo, Japan is coming to PS5 and PS4 this Spring 2022.

Trek to Yomi is an action adventure game that features breathtaking camera angles and striking visuals in the spirit of classic samurai film create a true cinematic experience.

The game's theme and narrative are built upon two essential pillars: historical Japan and Shinto mythology. As a vow to his dying Master, the young swordsman Hiroki is sworn to protect his town and the people he loves against all threats.

Faced with tragedy and bound to duty, the lone samurai must voyage beyond life and death to confront himself and decide his path forward.

Returnal: Ascension

A new expansion has been added to Returnal, the third-person shooter roguelike video game, that will allow players to play cooperatively, along with a more challenging Tower of Sisyphus mode.

While Returnal was designed as a focused solitary experience, with the new two-player online co-op mode, players can now combine their forces and brave the challenges of Atropos together in Ascension.

In The Tower of Sisyphus, which works as an Endless mode, players can test their mettle and strive to ascend the Tower as high as possible, as it only gets increasingly harder and never ends.

DioField Chronicle

An all-new strategy RPG from Square Enix, DioField Chronicle, is coming in 2022. The gritty and immersive story features an epic tale of war and honor for the PS5 and PS4.

The game features a unique and beautiful world that blends fantasy, medieval and modern-day influences and introduces Real Time Tactical Battle—a new, deeply strategic, real-time battle system.

Valkyrie Elysium

The acclaimed Valkyrie series is back in a brand-new action RPG from Square Enix, which will be released for PS5 and PS4 in 2022.

The Valkyrie series depicts the end of humanity and their encounters with the gods through a unique world inspired by Norse mythology.

The latest entry Valkyrie Elysium brings this franchise to PS5 and PS4 in a brand-new standalone adventure. The game promises to feature an epic story, beautiful environments, and a new fast-paced combat system that combines strategy, action, and a unique combo system that will test your ability to think and react.