PlayStation Studios’ Steam Curator page has gone live and it seemingly hints at more PC content from the PS5 firm.
Steam Curator pages allow approved companies or individuals to highlight games and content for sale on Steam. Typically companies use their Curator page to bundle their own content into one storefront.
PlayStation Studios’ page lists 41 games and DLC as associated with the Sony division, but currently only 24 pieces of content are actually visible on its storefront.
Currently, Horizon Zero Dawn, Predator: Hunting Grounds and Helldivers are the only PlayStation PC titles available for purchase on Steam. Days Gone is set to release for the platform later this month.
In a corporate report published last summer, Sony first said it would explore bringing more PlayStation exclusives to PC, following Horizon Zero Dawn’s release on the platform.
Then earlier this year SIE’s president confirmed PlayStation will bring “a whole slate” of games to PC, starting with a Days Gone port set to release this month.
Speaking to GQ, SIE boss Jim Ryan said that the opportunity to bring PlayStation’s IPs to a wider audience, as well as an easier port process, meant that making more games for PC was now “a fairly straightforward decision” for the company.
Asked why SIE is now embracing PC, whereas before it was hesitant to bring its games to the platform, Ryan said: “I think a few things changed.
“We find ourselves now in early 2021 with our development studios and the games that they make in better shape than they’ve ever been before. Particularly from the latter half of the PS4 cycle our studios made some wonderful, great games.
“There’s an opportunity to expose those great games to a wider audience and recognise the economics of game development, which are not always straightforward. The cost of making games goes up with each cycle, as the calibre of the IP has improved.
Also, our ease of making it available to non-console owners has grown. So it’s a fairly straightforward decision for us to make.”
PlayStation had a strong start with its first modern PC release, with Horizon Zero Dawn selling 716,000 copies digitally during its August release month, according to Nielsen’s SuperData.
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