When it was launched last November, Sony’s PS5 was able to count on some good titles, with Miles Morales or Sackboy: A Big Adventure (both also available on PS4), but also the excellent Demon’s Souls, the only real exclusive next -gen PS5. At the beginning of the year 2021, the owners of PS5 were scrutinizing a certain The Returnal …
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The Returnal gets a few extra weeks of development
Quite recently, we took stock of Squeezer on the best video games to come in 2021. A year that should mark the take-off of our next-gen consoles, with PS5 and Xbox Series X which could finally be fully demonstrated. of their abilities. Among the most anticipated PS5 games, we counted The Returnal, a game signed Housemarque, and expected on March 19.
However, like many other recent games, this future PS5 exclusive has seen its release date postponed for a few weeks. We will therefore have to wait until April 30, 2021 to discover this action / rogue-like game, which remains relatively mysterious today. A title that will allow the player to take control of Selene, stuck in a time loop on the planet Atropos.
For the record, Housemarque is a Finnish studio to which we owe many “small”PlayStation productions in recent years. The studio is notably behind Super Stardust HD, Resogun, Dead Nation Apocalypse, Nex Machina and Matterfall. It goes without saying that The Returnal is the studio’s first AAA, and the pressure must have gone up a notch.
Regarding the postponement of The Returnal, SIE and Housemarque promise that the extra time will be used to “fine-tune the game to the level of quality expected by gamers.”We hope we will avoid Cyberpunk 2077 syndrome this time …