The new Horizon game is the first big PlayStation launch of 2022 and reflects Sony’s strategy of releasing blockbuster exclusives that can only be played on its consoles.
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The service, code-named Spartacus, will allow PlayStation owners to pay a monthly fee for access to a catalog of modern and classic games.
Big game companies are spread out across the globe, from Canada to Japan to France, which has forced many developers to relocate each time they are laid off or their contracts expire.
However, the firm did not mention the rumored upgraded version of the Switch, which is expected to be released later this year.
The firm owns about a dozen studios across the world as part of its PlayStation Studios label, but in recent years it has prioritized games made by its most successful developers.
Interviews with current and former CD Projekt staff depict a development process marred by unchecked ambition, poor planning and technical shortcomings.
Polish game developer CD Projekt Red this week asked all of its employees to work six-day weeks in the lead-up to the November release of Cyberpunk 2077.
The software giant aims to use the draw of popular Bethesda titles such as The Elder Scrolls and Fallout to attract subscribers to its Xbox Game Pass service.