Gaming PlayStation 5 (Console) | PS5 the number 1 selling console in the UK in 2021 "with a healthy lead over the Switch"

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Same. I don't get why people really want their console to have exclusives.

I don't find enough time to play to invest into both consoles, so the more cross-platform AAA game releases, the better, for me.
The exclusives in general have a bigger focus on quality, because it is more about getting people into the system.

Other games may have to reduce their scope and attention to detail because they have a lesser budget and their focus is largely about making money from that games sales.

Now if the games would be just as good without being exclusives, then exclusivity would be terrible and every consumer should be against it, but unfortunately they are a big part of differentiating between the systems.
 

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I just hope it's not more difficult than DS or Bloodborne. Love those games but anything tougher would do head in
As always with these games, YMMV. I know a lot of people consider Sekiro significantly harder than other FromSoft games and I also felt that way for a lot of my first playthrough. It's a cliché, but you'll need to unlearn some Soulsborne habits and learn to play this game as it's intended (a certain mid-game boss will force you to do that). Once it clicks, everything becomes manageable, or at least as manageable as their other games. Stick with it, the combat is sublime.
 

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I just hope it's not more difficult than DS or Bloodborne. Love those games but anything tougher would do head in
It's not really, it just seems that way at first. It doesn't help that some of the enemy A.I and placements is literally ripped from the DS2 book of mistakes, but more so it's about a different system. You'll pick it up soon enough, don't worry.

Might be a bit harder for you if you never parried on the soulsbourne games though, but even then you'll get it. Worst case, the prosthetics are like Magic in the souls games, as close as you'll get to easy mode but even better to mix and match in this as you don't spec just for them.
 

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Wait people are upset about a game being on both PS5 and PS4 now? :lol: I thought the exclusivity thing was only something people cared about when it came to rival consoles

Yeah some people are upset...
 

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Are the fans loud on this like on the PS4?
Silent as anything. If you have a disc in it will whirr for about 10 seconds every couple of hours or so.
 

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Thanks!

Any recommendations from the free stuff on PS plus (the collection i mean, not the monthly games)?
I jumped into the generation in the same position as you, having not had a PS4.

From the collection, The Last of Us is a must-play masterpiece. It's up there with God of War as one of my all time favourites.

Ratchet and Clank is a fun platformer to play alongside any serious games, for when you just want a short burst of fun, without too much story.

On my To-Play list, I've got Days Gone, Bloodborne, Persona 5, and Uncharted from the collection. so you can check some of those out too!
 

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Are the fans loud on this like on the PS4?
I think noise levels are different system to system. I read something about there being different types of fans used, so some are noisier than others.

I think the main noise is the coil whine. When mine is at the home screen, it's near silent, but with most games, you can hear quite a bit of coil whine if it's in a quiet environment, although I play with gaming headphones, so don't hear any of that.
 

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The idea of exclusives on PS5 would be a good thing if they properly utilise the machine and the controller.

I'm not holding my breath on that front though, sadly.
The controller is the one I'm concerned with. Both Astro's Playroom and Returnal utilize it superbly and we'll soon see what R&C does with it, but yeah, I'm not sure whether they'll stick with it long term. Third-party games certainly won't, IMO. Exclusives may.
 

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The controller is the one I'm concerned with. Both Astro's Playroom and Returnal utilize it superbly and we'll soon see what R&C does with it, but yeah, I'm not sure whether they'll stick with it long term. Third-party games certainly won't, IMO. Exclusives may.
Of course they'll stick with it long term. It was one of the main selling points of the console, why on earth would Sony abandon that less than a year into the consoles life? I expect R&C will be most impressive display for the controller yet.

Every first party game has implemented it and that isn't going to stop. Also I've played some third party games that use it too. Dirt 5 for example utilises the controllers features very well.
 

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Of course they'll stick with it long term. It was one of the main selling points of the console, why on earth would Sony abandon that less than a year into the consoles life? I expect R&C will be most impressive display for the controller yet.

Every first party game has implemented it and that isn't going to stop. Also I've played some third party games that use it too. Dirt 5 for example utilises the controllers features very well.
Alright, calm down

I hope they do
 

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Alright, calm down

I hope they do
Calm down?

I'm just correcting your relentless negativity around Sony. The other day you were moaning Returnal was repetitive and now your complaining Sony may abandon DualSense. You give off serious old man yells at clouds vibes.
 

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Calm down?

I'm just correcting your relentless negativity around Sony. The other day you were moaning Returnal was repetitive and now your complaining Sony may abandon DualSense. You give off serious old man yells at clouds vibes.
:lol:

Christ, god forbid there's any criticism. "Relentless negativity" What!?

I love Sony/PlayStation, but if I see something I don't like I'll voice it, though. I don't need you following me around from thread to thread, "correcting" anything. Also, there's nothing to correct in what I said unless you're somehow prescient. I also love Returnal and have voiced as much

Also, what's the problem, mate? You always come off as a bit argumentative and condescending. You seem to always take that tone anytime you've replied to any of my posts. Not sure why that is, really. Feel free to disagree with what I say, but not sure why you do it in such a manner. It's all good here.
 

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:lol:

Christ, god forbid there's any criticism. "Relentless negativity" What!?

I love Sony/PlayStation, but if I see something I don't like I'll voice it, though. I don't need you following me around from thread to thread, "correcting" anything. Also, there's nothing to correct in what I said unless you're somehow prescient. I also love Returnal and have voiced as much

Also, what's the problem, mate? You always come off as a bit argumentative and condescending. You seem to always take that tone anytime you've replied to any of my posts. Not sure why that is, really. Feel free to disagree with what I say, but not sure why you do it in such a manner. It's all good here.
I disagree.
 

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You two would be better served using all that negative energy to mock the xbox fanboys in the vs thread.

Maybe mention how they have bought into the Netflix of gaming, and all their "original content" (not that there is much) is of similar mediocre quality.

hehehe!
 

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Are the fans loud on this like on the PS4?
It's like comparing a Concorde to a Tesla, you barely even notice the PS5 there.

On the odd occasion it does a little purge with the fan to keep it all clean, but normal use it's quiet as a mouse.
 

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TW3 is like a drug. I've got over 2000 hours in that game! I'm sure I know every part of the script word for word!
It’s a great game but how on earth have you managed so many hours. It’s a pretty linear story compared to some other RPGs.
 

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Timed exclusive window is over. Most people who have played it said it isn't worth paying for though.
 

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Over the years I've played the game many, many times! Around 200 hours per save Icl the DLC's. Trying different builds etc... as I said, I really like the game!
It’s a great game that’s for sure. I absolutely love the DLC too, Toussaint is awesome.
 

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Never played TW3, waiting for the PS5 update before playing (got the GOTY edition a few months back for like £6)
 

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The Blood and Wine DLC is good enough as a game in its own right! Looks stunning even for an old game!

I may have got a little hooked on Gwent too.
Understandable, has to be up there as one of the best mini games within a game.
 

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My copy of Chivalry 2 has arrived! :D it uses the adaptive triggers a little.

I am so awful mind. :lol:
 

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I'm just going to leave my obligatory "The Witcher 3 was underwhelming" comment here...