The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 10/11/2016

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 10/11/2016

The next chapter in gaming history begins this week. PlayStation VR launches October 13 alongside a colossal list of new games. Get ready.

PlayStation VR empowers players to step into new worlds like never before. Compete around the globe in the sport of the future. Pilot an advanced starfighter through the depths of space. Race through gorgeous locales in high-performance cars. Or melt into a pulsating world of light and sound. With PS VR, the possibilities are virtually endless.

Because of the massive collection of new releases this week, we’re taking a slightly different approach to our post today. So read on for some PS VR highlights, followed by the full, streamlined list of new PlayStation games. Enjoy the Drop!

The Drop

New Releases: Week of October 11, 2016
Batman: Arkham VR
PS VR — Digital, Retail

Batman Arkham VR

Batman: Arkham VR immerses you in the Dark Knight’s Universe and redefines what it means to be the Batman. Experience Gotham City through the eyes of the World’s Greatest Detective in an all new Arkham mystery. Think like Batman. Utilize his legendary gadgets in Virtual Reality to unravel a plot that threatens the lives of Batman’s closest allies.

PS VR — Digital, Retail (Out 10/13)

Battlezone

Strap into the cockpit of the Cobra — humanity’s last hope and the most powerful tank ever built — and experience first-person VR combat across neon-scarred sci-fi landscapes in an explosive campaign for one to four players.

Driveclub VR
PS VR — Digital, Retail (Out 10/13)

Driveclub VR

The roar of the engines… the screech of the tires… the scream of the crowds… Experience the wild rush of high-octane VR racing from behind the wheel of the most powerful, high-end cars on the planet.

PS VR — Digital, Retail (Out 10/13)

Eve Valkyrie

Experience the thrill of being an elite spaceship pilot in the sprawling sci-fi universe of Eve. Join the Valkyrie, an outlaw band of galactic pirates, and take up arms to claim what’s yours. Trade cannon fire for cash as you chase wealth and notoriety on the edge of space. Welcome to the next life.

PS VR — Digital (Out 10/13)

Here They Lie

Created by four industry vets and Sony’s Santa Monica Studio, Here They Lie transports players into a terrifying world from which you cannot escape, where unsettling encounters and environments come to life creating an immersive first-person experience further heightened by VR.

PlayStation VR Worlds
PS VR — Digital, Retail (On PlayStation Store 10/10)

PlayStation VR Worlds

Step into PlayStation VR Worlds and prepare to journey through five unique PS VR experiences specially created for the players. Go nose to nose with a great white shark, crawl through decaying space hulks, weave between oncoming traffic, survive a futuristic sport, or take part in a gritty London gangster thriller.

Rez Infinite
PS4 — Digital (Out 10/13, PS VR Compatible)

Rez Infinite

Prepare yourself for the ultimate version of Rez, a thrilling journey of sights and sounds and shooting action, remastered and upgraded exclusively for PS4 and PlayStation VR. Experience 360 degrees of mind-blowing synesthesia as you blast through waves of enemies and massive transforming bosses, with colors and sounds that sync and blend to the beat of Rez’s legendary techno soundtrack.

Rigs Mechanized Combat League
PS VR — Digital, Retail (Out 10/13)

RIGS Mechanized Combat League

Coming exclusively to PlayStation VR, Rigs Mechanized Combat League puts you in the pilot seat of an athletic fighting machine, battling for supremacy in the adrenaline-fuelled sport of the future.

PS4 — Digital, Retail (PS VR Compatible)

Rise of the Tomb Raider 20 year Celebration

Lara Croft becomes more than a survivor as she embarks on her first Tomb Raiding expedition to the most treacherous and remote regions of Siberia. Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration also includes the new “Blood Ties” single player content, VR support, new Co-op play for Endurance mode, and much more.

PS VR — Digital, Retail (Out 10/13)

Until Dawn Rush of Blood

Descend into madness. Strap yourself in for the most disturbing rollercoaster ride you’ll ever take. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood is a virtual reality experience to strike fear into the hearts of every trigger-happy arcade shooter fan.

The Full List

PlayStation Music Logo

  • The Game – 1992
  • Kings of Leon – Walls
  • The Naked and Famous – Simple Forms

PlayStation Video Logo

  • The Infiltrator
  • Captain Fantastic
  • Do Over

PlayStation Vue Logo

  • The Second Presidential Debate – October 9 at 9/8c (CNN)
  • Divorce – October 9 at 10/9c (HBO)
  • Fallingwater – October 13 at 10/9c (USA)

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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  • “Waaaahhh waaaaah, Sony abandons hardware, like they did the Move.”

    Guess what? The Move is not abandoned. The same controllers potentially collecting dust in your closet are relevant again. They could have introduced new controllers to use for VR and charged you for them. I happened to keep mine, so I had to spend less on my headset. Get it? Not adandoned. Still useful with new tech. And if you’ve actually tried this thing, you would see that they actually work well.

    Gonna go play some new releases on PSvita because there are still new releases coming for it as well. Meanwhile, what’s Kinect up to?

  • Whoo! Hype for Rise of the Tomb Raider and Valkyrie Drive!
    All good so far! :D Great line up for the week. Wish I could get the PSVR but better versions are sure to come in the future.

  • A lot of VR games indeed even some I wasn’t aware of…the main event for me is VR Worlds but I dunno when I’ll be getting VR.Gotta say though the release date came fast…damn,time flies.

    Also add 1 more voice to the mess that is that list.

    BTW loving support for VR hu…I’m eager to see if this’ll continue in the next years or if it’ll be like Move.

    • Oh forgot to say…Rise of the Tomb Crap releasing this week too hu,I feel sorry for people who’ll support that sellout game,buying it later in a good price drop…but at high price pffft no damn way.

  • I see all these people on here putting down others for their opinions, just because it isn’t what they’re thinking. We aren’t robots, or all on ridalin or zoloft to numb ourselves to feel nothing at all. And we all have our very own thoughts and opinions. Each person that thinks for themselves should feel proud. Those that put you down are the bad people, just because they don’t have the will to think for themselves.

    With that said, I have to agree with a lot of you that think that Playstation(and all consoles and game developers) needs to concentrate more on the quality of the games released, instead of the quantity.

  • After the No Man’s Sky mess (and this was the main reason why I got a PS4…sigh), I’m willing to give VR a shot, but I need the games to justify such an investment…

    Elite Dangerous Horizons is coming…

    And also I will wait for EVE: Valkyrie’s review.

    Give me a good documented reason to buy this and I will.

  • Battlezone , riggs and eve valkyrie (to some extend)are really similar type of game…

    • That said, Call of Duty, Battlefield, Titanfall and Battlefront are as well. Oh and don’t buy Tomb Raider because to some “extent” it’s just like Uncharted. Lol smh.

  • Hey look at all the awesome games that are getting pushed aside like an afterthought thanks to the “wonderful” VR… :/

  • any f2p games this week?

  • I had the money for VR just chose to buy game instead plus my room is way to small for it

  • Sony… You really need to include screenshots for games you add to the store. Don’t have any? Wait until you have some before you try to get money from people.

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