Sony is planning to deliver extra of its PlayStation video games to PC. First up will probably be Days Gone this spring, Sony president and chief govt officer Jim Ryan informed British GQ. Developer Bend Studio additionally confirmed the information through Twitter, including: “Keep tuned for extra particulars.”
Previously, Sony has proven reluctance to port video games to PC, although it notably eased its stance final yr when it introduced Guerilla Video games’ Horizon Zero Daybreak would obtain a PC port, which launched final August. Requested why the corporate appears to have modified its tune, Ryan informed the publication that there are a couple of elements at play.
“We discover ourselves now in early 2021 with our improvement studios and the video games that they make in higher form than they’ve ever been earlier than,” he stated. “Significantly from the latter half of the PS4 cycle our studios made some great, nice video games. There’s a chance to reveal these nice video games to a wider viewers and acknowledge the economics of recreation improvement, which aren’t at all times simple. The price of making video games goes up with every cycle, because the calibre of the IP has improved.”
Ryan added it’s simpler as properly to make PS video games obtainable to non-console homeowners, making it “a reasonably simple resolution for us to make.” It’s nonetheless unclear which different PlayStation titles may make the leap to PC.