Unlike Xbox Series X, PS5 is going to have exclusive games at launch this year – report

By Sherif Saed
13 January 2020 08:42 GMT

Sony is reportedly going to have a different approach to exclusive games at the launch of PS5.

Microsoft has made it clear that players shouldn’t expect Xbox Series X exclusive games for at least a year after the console’s launch.

Though this news was disappointing for some, it’s a more realistic goal than committing to Series X exclusives from the get-go. Sony, however, is seemingly entering the next generation with a different mindset.

Kotaku’s Jason Schreier revealed on the recent Splitscreen podcast episode that Sony will have PS5-exclusive games at launch.

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Microsoft, according to Schreier, remains committed to making its games available on as many devices as possible – at least early on.

Third-party games, predictably, will be available on both console generations come launch. Schreier name-dropped the next Assassin’s Creed game as a prime example of a big-budget cross-gen game coming this year.

You can listen to the full episode at the link above. For everything else we know about PS5, including release target, confirmed games, specs and more, hit the link.

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