Rumor mill: Sony appears to have little motive to decelerate its current push into PC releases. After God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn, and Days Gone—with Uncharted nonetheless to return—one other PlayStation hit seems headed to Steam.
Recently, an inventory appeared on SteamDB sounding suspiciously just like Sony and Housmarque’s award-winning roguelike shooter Returnal. Titled Oregon, the itemizing’s tags precisely describe the sport with phrases like “third-person shooter,” “bullet hell,” “rouge-lite,” and “feminine protagonist.” Its historical past part mentions a Tower of Sisyphus—an additional mode in Returnal.
Released final yr, Returnal was one of many PlayStation 5’s first AAA exclusives. It gained two awards on the DICE Summit in February and the highest prize on the BAFTAs.
It seems Returnal is headed to Steam
A SteamDB web page options tags that precisely describe the sport and a few textual content string that mentions the ‘Tower Of Sisyphus’ pic.twitter.com/jrvZf70s1K
— Nibel (@Nibellion) May 26, 2022
The recreation’s eventual look on PC would come as no shock. This week, Sony optimistically predicted a pointy rise in income from PC releases for the 2022 fiscal yr. It additionally mentioned PC would make up 15% to twenty% of the corporate’s releases over the following yr.
Users praised God of War’s PC port when it arrived in January. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection is coming to PC this yr, however Sony hasn’t revealed when. Fans additionally hope to see video games like Ghost of Tsushima and Bloodborne on the platform.
Sony’s PC releases have been video games initially developed for the PlayStation 4. Returnal could be Sony’s first PlayStation 5 unique to hit the Master Race, so it may very well be fascinating to see how a lot it taxes gaming PCs.