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I'm struggling to get excited about next-gen because every damn game is also coming to PC

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Sony finally unveiled a bunch of games for their next-gen WiFi-router-sandwich-maker last night, including said router-toastie-grill in the flesh. Or digital flesh, as some might say, as there was a lot of debate last night about whether PlayStation honcho Jim Ryan and all his dev friends were, in fact, renders of their human selves and there was going to be a flourish of next-gen one-upmanship right at the end to show off just how powerful this little toastie maker that could really was.

Alas, I think they were, in fact, real humans rather than ghostly PS5 apparitions, but despite all the hoo hah about how all the games had been "designed exclusively for the PlayStation 5" or were absolutely definitely positively a proper exclusive yes for real this time, you may have seen that a surprising number of the revealed PS5 games are also coming to PC. And I don't know about you, but I was hoping for something that would really make me want to buy a PlayStation 5, something that I could only get from that overgrown Wi-Fi router. Basically, I wanted the PS5 equivalent of Breath Of The Wild, but it didn't materialise.

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Katharine Castle

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Katharine is RPS' editor-in-chief, which means she's now to blame for all this. After joining the team in 2017, she spent four years in the RPS hardware mines. Now she leads the RPS editorial team and plays pretty much anything she can get her hands on. She's very partial to JRPGs and the fetching of quests, but also loves strategy and turn-based tactics games and will never say no to a good Metroidvania.