Welcome back to Next-Gen Console Watch, our show following all the news and rumors on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Series S. This week Daemon Hatfield is joined by Jonathon Dornbush, host of IGN’s PlayStation podcast, Podcast Beyond, and Co-Founder of Ember Lab, Mike Grier.
This week we take a deeper look at Kena: Bridge of Spirits and how next-gen tech helped Ember Lab create a lush, beautiful in-game world. We also discuss where the game could be headed after its successful launch and some challenges devs faced on the road to release. And finally, poll results!
0:00 – Intro
1:28 – Bringing Kena: Bridge of Spirits to PS5
3:22 – The Benefits of PS5 Hardware
4:47 – Making the Most Out of the DualSense
12:31 – The Challenges of Developing For Both PS4 and PS5
7:18 – Lessons Learned From Developing on PS5
9:03 – Post-Launch Plans for Kena: Bridge of Spirits
10:28 – Future Plans For The Development Team
11:13 – Poll Results and Outro