PlayStation Showcase Highlights | Top 5
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One of the most awaited gaming events of 2023, The PlayStation Showcase broadcasted live on PlayStation’s official YouTube and Twitch channels on the 24th of May at 1 pm PDT has finally ended. The event served as a platform for Sony Interactive Entertainment to announce several upcoming significant games. With over an hour of continuous announcement trailers of over thirty titles currently under development, it has left the entire gaming community on the edge of their seats. Here are the top 5 highlights of the PlayStation Showcase that might leave you in awe and enhance your anticipation.

If you’d like to watch the Showcase again, in case you missed the live stream, you can watch a replay of it below:

Unforgettable Highlights from the
PlayStation Showcase 2023

The PlayStation Showcase not only featured games developed solely by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It also had big reveals from other third-party developers affiliated with them. Of course, who could forget its exciting announcement of the handheld PS5: The Sony Q?

It offered us glimpses of over thirty games that are under development. The announcement trailers of each game have left us in immense anticipation and excitement. So, here are the top 5 PlayStation Showcase highlights.

5. Announcement of Resident Evil 4 VR

With tons of games announced in the PlayStation Showcase for PS VR2, Capcom‘s Resident Evil 4 undoubtedly deserves special mention. Its cutting-edge graphics and audio have set it apart from the other titles.

With its VR gameplay revealed, we can expect to experience the immersive world of RE4 like never before. The specific date for the VR mode of the game will be announced possibly later this year.


4. Announcement of Final Fantasy XVI ‘Salvation’

With less than a month remaining until its release, we finally got to see the launch trailer of Square Enix’s upcoming game: Final Fantasy XVI ‘Salvation’. It’s set to be released on June 22nd, 2023.

It is the first fully-fledged Action RPG in the mainline Final Fantasy series. The trailer gives us a sneak peek at Clive Rosfield, the game’s main character, as he begins his journey, which will lead him to wield his sword and defy his harsh destiny.


3. Announcement of Assassin’s Creed Mirage 

We also got to see the gameplay trailer for the latest entry of the iconic Assassin’s Creed franchise. By the looks of it, Assassin’s Creed Mirage has amazing graphics set in the Golden Age of Baghdad.

In terms of its gameplay, it seemed similar to Assassin’s Creed Unity providing a seamless parkour experience. Ubisoft has promised to provide us with a compelling storyline too. With not many details released, AC Mirage is scheduled to be released on October 12th, 2023. 

2. Announcement of Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater

Sony Interactive Entertainment has also unveiled a highly anticipated remake of the 2004’s Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, during the PlayStation Showcase. The remake promises to retain the gripping storyline and immersive world of its original.

With its top-notch graphics and 3D audio, we can look forward to an extraordinary blend of survival, stealth, and action in the Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater. With only the trailer shown in the live broadcast, a release date was not announced. 


1. Announcement of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

The longest trailer that was streamed on the showcase, but the best one was of none other than one of the most anticipated PS5 games: Marvel’s Spider-Man 2From featuring Kraven the Hunter to Peter’s symbiote suit and Mile’s new abilities, it has everything we expected.

The visuals of the game coupled with an amazing storyline are surely breathtaking. This masterpiece is set to be released in Fall 2023. Writing about it won’t do much justice to the game, see for yourself below:


In conclusion, the PlayStation Showcase 2023 treated gamers to an unforgettable experience filled with excitement and anticipation. These top 5 PlayStation Showcase highlights show us the incredible potential of upcoming games, leaving us eagerly counting down the days until their release.

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Dhimangiri Raychoudhury is a student with a passion for gaming and writing. He has played a wide range of single-player and multiplayer titles and is also fond of retro games. When he's not gaming, Dhiman loves listening to music and even beatboxes on occasion. He sees writing as a way to share his love of gaming with others, and hopes to entertain and inform readers with his articles.