The news of the next State of Play was revealed as part of a larger promotional push for Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. Insomniac Games today released a new gameplay trailer featuring new locations, weapons, and mechanics, and revealed that the mysterious new Lombax seem in previous trailers is named Rivet, a character that is a "resistance fighter from another dimension, where organic life is hunted by the evil Emperor Nefarious." You can check out the new trailer for yourself below to see all of the new odds and ends:
Introducing Rivet!— PlayStation (@PlayStation) April 26, 2021
See the mysterious Lombax in action in today’s Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart trailer, then tune in to State of Play on Thursday at 2pm PT for extended gameplay from @insomniacgames – plus updates on a pair of upcoming indie titles: https://t.co/f0IEfDx3c6 pic.twitter.com/mASOmXl4H2
As noted above, the next PlayStation State of Play is set to take place this coming Thursday, April 29th, at 5PM ET/2PM PT. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart itself is scheduled to release exclusively for the PlayStation 5 on June 11th. It is available to pre-order at various retailers now in both a Standard Edition ($69.99) and Digital Deluxe Edition ($79.99).
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