PS5 Power: Insomniac Dev Says Ratchet Is ‘Tip of the Iceberg’ – Next-Gen Console Watch

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Welcome back to Next-Gen Console Watch, our show following all the news and rumors on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series. This week, we spoke with Mike Fitzgerald, Director of Core Technology at Insomniac Games about Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, releasing this week! We dive into things like what they’ve learned during the development of the game to what the future holds for games taking advantage of the PS5’s power.

Also, poll results from last week!

00:00 – Intro

01:40 – Developing with New Tech on PS5

03:57 – Ratchet & Clank DualSense Weapons

05:45 – Using the SSD to Increase Performance

09:19 – Potential of the PS5 in the Future

12:32 – Which Came First, The Rift or SSD?

13:41 – Past Open World Games Helped Improve Rift Apart

14:50 – Into the Spiderverse Game?

15:59 – Poll Results & Outro

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