PS5 Games Event Set for June 4, 'A Look at the Future of Gaming on PlayStation 5'

PS5 Games Event Set for June 4, 'A Look at the Future of Gaming on PlayStation 5' - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 June 2020 / 1,821 Views

Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO Jim Ryan announced the company will be hosting a PlayStation 5 event on June 4 at 1pm PDT / 4pm EDT / 9pm BST. It will be streamed on Twitch and YouTube.

The digital event will be just over and hour in length and feature a first look at games in development for the next generation console. 

"With each generation, from the first PlayStation to PlayStation 4, we aim higher and we push the boundaries further, to try and deliver better experiences for our community," said Ryan. "This has been the mission of the PlayStation brand for more than 25 years. A mission I have been a part of nearly since the beginning. 

"There are few things as exciting as the launch of a new console. While this road to launch has been a bit…different, we are as thrilled as ever to bring you with us on this journey to redefine the future of video games."

PS5 Games Event Set for June 4

Ryan added this is only the first look at games in development for the console. Sony plans to have more updates and share more about the PS5 going forward.

"That’s why I’m excited to share that we will soon give you a first look at the games you’ll be playing after PlayStation 5 launches this holiday. The games coming to PS5 represent the best in the industry from innovative studios that span the globe. Studios, both larger and smaller, those newer and those more established, all have been hard at work developing games that will showcase the potential of the hardware. 

"This digital showcase will run for a bit more than an hour and, for the first time, we will all be together virtually experiencing the excitement together. A lack of physical events has given us an amazing opportunity to think differently and bring you on this journey with us, and hopefully, closer than ever before. This is part of our series of PS5 updates and, rest assured, after next week’s showcase, we will still have much to share with you."

The PS5 will launch in Holiday 2020.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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khotboat (on 29 May 2020)

Expectations are very high!

KratosLives (on 30 May 2020)

I thought ryan was just a corporate newcomer . Didn't know he was part of playstation since the beginning.

hunter_alien (on 31 May 2020)

Same here. Every time I read this I am shocked and then remember that he is indeed a pretty old employee at Sony :)))

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Squall_Leonhart (on 29 May 2020)

Cannot wait for this also! About time :)

Ryotsu (on 29 May 2020)

Sony and Sega events for June 4 ??

trunkswd (on 29 May 2020)

What games are you hoping Sony showcases at the event?

SanAndreasX (on 29 May 2020)


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Zoombael (on 29 May 2020)

Nice. Was thinking if there is an event held next week they'd have to announce it today at the latest.

hunter_alien (on 29 May 2020)

Man, can't wait for this :-D Hopefully most of that hour will be actual games and a glimpse of how the system looks :-D

DonFerrari (on 01 June 2020)

I'm excited.