The gaming community is buzzing with anticipation as Sony gears up for its first State of Play presentation of the year, with hints pointing towards a possible showcase of Death Stranding 2. This speculation is fueled by the intriguing social media activity of renowned game designer Hideo Kojima, stirring excitement among fans.
Kojima’s Social Media Teases
The speculation began when Hideo Kojima, the visionary behind the original Death Stranding, made a rather intriguing move by mentioning the State of Play event on his Instagram account before Sony’s official announcement. This unusual step was quickly followed by Kojima retweeting the official announcement of the event, along with a tweet from Geoff Keighley about the show.
This sequence of actions has led many to speculate that Kojima’s excitement may be more than just general enthusiasm for the gaming event. It’s believed that he could be subtly building hype for the much-anticipated sequel, Death Stranding 2, which might make a grand appearance during the presentation.
What to Expect at State of Play 2024
Sony’s State of Play 2024, scheduled for January 31, promises to be a landmark event in the gaming calendar. Slated to begin at 2 pm PT, 5 pm ET, and 10 pm UK, the broadcast is set to run for over 40 minutes.
It will feature approximately 15 games, offering a mix of guest appearances, extended looks at upcoming titles like Stellar Blade and Rise of the Ronin, and previews of other games set to arrive on PS5 and PS VR2 in 2024 and beyond. This diverse lineup hints at an exciting year ahead for PlayStation enthusiasts.
As the gaming world holds its breath in anticipation, we will be covering the State of Play presentation in its entirety. Whether Kojima’s hints lead to a Death Stranding 2 reveal remains to be seen, but the possibility adds an extra layer of excitement to an already eagerly awaited event.