Don't Expect All PlayStation Exclusives To Come To PC, Says Sony

Despite announcing Horizon Zero Dawn for PC, Sony says it won't be the rule.


With news that PS4-exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to PC, and previous news that Death Stranding is making the jump too in June, head of Sony Worldwide Studios Herman Hulst has cautioned fans from assuming all Sony exclusives will follow the same pattern.

In a Q&A posted to the PlayStation Blog, Hulst explains that bringing Sony exclusives to PC allows the company to reach new audiences not possible previously. He, however, stressed that Sony is still focused on dedicated hardware that will support exclusive software.

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"I think it’s important that we stay open to new ideas of how to introduce more people to PlayStation, and show people maybe what they’ve been missing out on," Hulst explained. "And to maybe put a few minds at ease, releasing one first-party AAA title to PC doesn’t necessarily mean that every game now will come to PC. In my mind, Horizon Zero Dawn was just a great fit in this particular instance. We don’t have plans for day and date [PC releases], and we remain 100% committed to dedicated hardware."

Horizon Zero Dawn will be published on PC by Sony, while Death Stranding's publishing is being handled by 505 Games. As a comparison, Microsoft publishes all of its exclusives to Xbox One and PC on the same day, and have been doing so for years.

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