Is the Xbox Sequence X / S about to lose its solely true
next-gen unique? Plainly method, as a score itemizing factors to Bloober Staff’s The Medium making its solution to Sony’s PS5 console.
Gematsu notes that the Leisure Software program Score Board (extra generally referred to as the ESRB) has filed a score for the sport, not solely on ‘Xbox Sequence’ consoles however on PlayStation 5, too.
The psychological horror sport, which sees a super-naturally delicate protagonist faucet into each the true world and its shadowy, spooky mirror picture, launched as a digital unique on the newest Xbox consoles and PC again in January. However this bodily retail itemizing factors to a PS5 debut too.
If The Medium does come to PS5, it will be a little bit of a blow to the Xbox’s line-up of exclusives. Sure, the console household has many unique franchises, from Forza Motorsport to Halo. However The Medium was (and presently nonetheless is) the one title solely constructed to make the most of the newest console’s processing energy and speedy SSD – all different titles are nonetheless playable in a lesser kind on the older Xbox One, Xbox One X, and Xbox One S.
It highlights a rising theme with the present console era, one that implies not solely are there that many titles unique to every rival machine, however that too few are profiting from the inherent energy of the brand new consoles in favour of supporting variations for his or her ageing predecessors too. The Medium was the Xbox Sequence X and S’s solely present solution to really exhibit all that is attainable with a next-gen focused Xbox title – and is probably going now one which PS5 gamers can declare, too.
As for the sport itself, it was a typically nicely obtained fright fest. In our The Medium overview, we stated:
“Bloober Staff has crafted an unnerving psychological horror bolstered by its unsettling characters, tailored rating and infrequently unpredictable story. Nevertheless, pacing points within the latter a part of the sport makes it troublesome at occasions to maintain up with the narrative and at occasions it felt like the sport was too linear.”
The Medium is on the market as a part of Xbox Recreation Cross if you would like to offer it a spin.