Next-gen exclusive Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart releases on PS5 on June 11, Insomniac Games announced over on the PlayStation Blog today.
Announced last June, the action platformer is set to be a showpiece for PlayStation’s new hardware, including levels where players seamlessly hop between multiple worlds, something that wouldn’t have been possible on the PS4.
We’ve seen glimpses of PS5 gameplay before — including in one seriously impressive tech demo from May — but today’s Gamescom “Opening Night Live” showed off a deeper look. Capping off the two-hour (!!) event was a lengthy gameplay demo of Insomniac Games’ PS5 exclusive, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. Here’s...Read more
In addition, the game will feature two graphics modes, one playing the game in 4K at 30fps, and one playing the game at 60fps and a “lower resolution.” Unlike a few of Sony’s other first-party exclusives, including last year’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales and this year’s upcoming Horizon Forbidden West, Rift Apart won’t be coming to PS4.
PS4 owners who do want to get their fill of anthropomorphised animals performing high tech hijinks can always check out 2016’s excellent remake of the first game in the Ratchet and Clank series. That game is also available to paid PlayStation Plus subscribers on PS5 for free as part of the new console’s PS Plus Collection.