The Xbox Scarlett and PlayStation 5 are on their way to the worldwide markets. We’re still a year and a half away from the release both consoles, but developers are already playing with the systems to familiarize themselves with the power each. Developer UbiSt’s Executive Director for EMEA territories Alain Corre spoke with Telegraphrecently about the capabilities the new systems, and had nothing but praise for Microst and Sony. Gamers are low-key expecting there not to be much a difference between the current gen and the next. Maybe a little improvement on graphics and power, but cloud gaming seems to be the main focus Sony and Microst. Corre seemingly confirms that there will be a major difference between the current and next-gen systems though.
“I don’t know! I really don’t know,” said Corre when asked about whether the PS5 and Xbox Scarlett will be the last home consoles now that cloud gaming is becoming a thing. “We don’t know what the fans will want, we don’t know how streaming will increase… what we do know is that the next generation consoles which have been announced are a really major leap from the current generation, and for us creators, it is fantastic because we have always been very excited in trying to capture the cutting edge what technology can fer.” He continued on to explain why developers are excited to utilize this new technology.
“Developers want to surprise all the time, to innovate – and technology allows us to go into unknown territories and to bring something fresh,” he continued. “Like in Watch Dogs for example. Thanks to the AI that they are mastering now we are able to bring new gameplay. And if the manufactures this world can go on innovating and pushing the boundaries technologies, then we will be able to create better games and convince more fans and the industry will go on growing.”