84 minutes | Feb 28th 2021

Why Sony’s State of Play Is Disappointing | For The Players – The PopC PlayStation Podcast EP192

Over the past week Sony released a State of Play to showcase a number of upcoming releases for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.In the associated Blog Post it was clearly communicated what was to be expected in this digital showcase, however there is still a large consensus that it was a “disappointment” because it failed to show they games they said they wouldn’t be showing.Join Ryan and Max as they discuss why no one appears to be happy with digital showcases and whether peoples expectations are setting themselves up to fail.They also chat the restructuring of Japan Studio, PS5 finally getting expanded storage, PSVR 2 is coming, and more. TIME STAMPS0:00 The Man Shake0:18 Intro Music0:36 Intro1:42 We are in Quarantine, but not really2:40 How have we been?4:46 A really side chat on the MCU7:10 Our Get Less Fat Update – Powered by The Man Shake10:20 What have we been playing this week?13:08 Max’s Outriders Impressions16:54 Ryan has been playing a game that he cannot discuss21:22 Inform The Players (This Week in PlayStation News)21:31 State of Play Recap and Review34:52 Why Sony’s State of Play Is Disappointing47:50 PS Plus games for March 202150:03 Sony Japan Studio to be restructured53:15 PS5 Internal Storage coming late 202155:25 PSVR 2 is coming!57:51 Tony Hawk is getting a PS5 upgrade59:54 Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodines 2 drops development team1:03:29 Days Gone is coming PC1:09:44 Final Fantasy news1:13:15 Anthem is dead1:15:58 Kojima had horror game with Stadia in the works?1:18:10 QUICK BITS – Destruction AllStars gets price cut, Outriders demo is live, Tormented Souls has PS4 version cancelled, Mortal Shell: Enhanced gets release date, Hot Wheels Unleashed gets one too, Cyberpunk 2077 patch gets delayed, and Sony continues it’s Play At Home initiative1:19:56 Top 10 Best Selling PlayStation Games in Australia (Week Ending 21/2/2021)1:20:53 PlayStation new releases1:22:20 Outro1:23:27 Outro music In 2020 Ryan lost 30kgs using The Man Shake.If you want to join along in Ryan and Max’s weightloss journey, pick up your supply of The Man Shake here: http://bit.ly/FTPManShake Have a question PlayStation or gaming related you want Ryan and Max to discuss? Head on over to www.thepopculturists.com/questions and submit away. You can always comment below too! With over 40 years combined PlayStation gaming and over 5 years in games coverage, Ryan and Max felt that they would be perfect to throw their hats in the ring and join the greater PlayStation discussion. This weekly show will allow us to discuss the ins and outs of Sony’s hardware, software, and relationships. Many thanks to PlayStation Australia, POEM Group, and the many other publishers and PR teams for their continued support of For The Players: The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast. Their support of the show allow us to get hands on with games, early access, event invites, and many things we require to make this the show that it is. Feel free to add the guys on PSN:Ryan – BETSONMax – bepossessed101 ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIO PODCAST ON iTUNES and Spotify:iTunes: https://apple.co/2lEQhngSpotify: https://spoti.fi/2lDwqVA Want to subscribe? – https://goo.gl/DoHVzr Follow us:Patreon – www.patreon.com/thepopculturistsWebsite – thepopculturists.comFacebook – facebook.com/ThePopCulturistsFacebook Group – facebook.com/groups/ThePopCulturistsTwitch – twitch.tv/thepopculturistsDiscord – https://discord.gg/sMKb6VyTwitter – twitter.com/PopCulturistsInstagram – instagram.com/thepopculturistsEmail – mail@thepopculturists.com #PlayStation5 #PlayStationPodcast #StateofPlay
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