Ahoy, fellow gamers! Brace yourselves for the tidal wave of excitement because Kojima Productions just unleashed a nearly 10-minute tsunami of a trailer for Death Stranding 2: On the Beach during Sony's January State of Play livestream. And let me tell you, my friends, there's a whole lot to unpack from this Kojima masterpiece. But before we dive in, let's address the question burning on all our minds: When can we get our hands on this sandy sequel?
Well, folks, I have a half-answer for you today: Not this year. Death Stranding 2 is set to make its grand entrance in 2025, as revealed in the trailer. Now, I know what you're thinking—2025 sounds like a distant speck on the horizon of eternity. Fear not, my patient friends, for I have a hunch that Kojima's beachy adventure will eventually make its way to PC. With Sony's recent trend of gracing the PC gaming world with its first-party titles, it's highly likely that On the Beach will ride the PC waves at some point. But for now, the announcement only pertains to PS5, so we'll have to wait and see if the tides of fate carry it to the shores of PC gaming in 2026.
Let's take a brief stroll down memory lane, shall we? The original Death Stranding cast its spell upon us in November 2019, but it took a leisurely eight-month beach vacation before gracing the PC with its presence in July 2020. Oh, but the wait was worth it! The PC port of Death Stranding was a thing of beauty, showcasing the power of Nvidia's DLSS technology like a mesmerizing mirage on the horizon. Then, in a stroke of luck, the Director's Cut of the game arrived on PC a mere six months after its PS5 debut in 2021, giving us a slightly shorter journey to our sandy sanctuary.
But wait, there's more! Kojima had an extra surprise hidden up his sandy sleeve during the State of Play livestream. As the curtains closed, he emerged from the shadows to unveil a collaboration with PlayStation on a brand-new "next-generation action espionage game." Oh, the intrigue! Once Death Stranding 2 completes its sandy odyssey, Kojima will dive deep into the development of this enigmatic new project. Prepare yourselves for a game that will whisk us away on a covert mission like no other.
So, my fellow adventurers, mark your calendars for the year 2025, when Death Stranding 2: On the Beach emerges from the depths of Kojima's creative mind. While the wait may be long, we can rest assured that our sandy escapades will eventually extend beyond the realm of consoles. Keep your eyes on the horizon, for the PC shores might just be within reach. And let's not forget the thrilling prospect of Kojima's next masterpiece, a clandestine action extravaganza that will leave us yearning for more.
Until then, let us bask in the anticipation of Death Stranding 2's beachy embrace, where sand, mystery, and intrigue await. Get ready to traverse treacherous landscapes and unravel the secrets that lie beneath the waves. Kojima is once again poised to deliver an experience like no other, and we shall eagerly await the moment when we can embark on this adventure of a lifetime.