State of Play is Sony’s live broadcast event, showcasing all the latest updates, new game announcements and trailers for upcoming titles from the world of PlayStation. The event is huge for PlayStation players, who have been speculating about the date of the event for since it was announced.
The first State of Play show for 2023 will premiere this Thursday, 2/23/23 at 1pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern / 9pm GMT / 10pm CET. It will air on Twitch and YouTube and will be a live event.
This announcement came from the official PlayStation blog, which goes into more detail on what players can expect from the event.
The blog post teases that 15 minutes of Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League gameplay will be shown during the live event. The anticipated new game from Rocksteady will be the headliner for the event. In addition, five new PSVR games are going to be showcased during the broadcast.
Players originally expected this first State of Play to premiere in March. However, rumors began to circulate on Twitter that State of Play would show up in late February instead, and it looks like those rumors turned out to be true.
The last State of Play was in September 2022. It lasted around 20 minutes and showcased looks into God of War Ragnarök, Tekken 8, Stellar Blade, Rise of the Ronin and more. Given the 15 minutes of Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League footage being shown at Thursday’s State of Play, we can expect it to last between 30 minutes to an hour.
Highly anticipated upcoming titles, such as the Resident Evil 4 remake, are not expected to be shown at this week’s State of Play. However announcement says that titles from third-party developers will be revealed during the show.