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New PlayStation Store releases (April 5-9, 2021)

Star Wars: Republic Commando and Oddworld: Soulstorm headline this week’s lineup of new PlayStation Store releases for the PS4 and PS5.

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Star Wars: Republic Commando and Oddworld: Soulstorm headline this week’s lineup of new PlayStation Store releases for the PS4 and PS5.

There’s a strong science fiction theme running through the pick of this week’s PlayStation releases. The highlight is Aspyr’s remastered version of Star Wars: Republic Commando. We were impressed with last year’s update of Star Wars Episode 1: Racer and look forward to seeing what the studio achieves with a much better – and much loved – game.

Another old favourite is more significantly reworked in Oddworld: Soulstorm. The game is billed as a re-imagining of 1998’s Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus, which should make it an interesting experience for long-term fans, and a good introduction to the Oddworld universe for newcomers.

Other new PS4 and PS5 releases include sci-fi survival game Breathedge and the Rhianna Pratchett-penned narrative adventure Lost Words: Beyond the Page.

We’ll update this post throughout the week with any late additions. Here is the full PlayStation Store release lineup.

New PS5 and PS4 releases: April 5-9, 2021

Monday, April 5, 2021

  • To be confirmed

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

  • Breathedge
  • Lost Words: Beyond the Page
  • Oddworld: Soulstorm
  • Star Wars: Republic Commando

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

  • Luckslinger (TBC)

Thursday, April 8, 2021

  • Cozy Grove
  • What the Dub?!
  • Potion Party

Friday, April 9, 2021

  • To be confirmed

For more new games, catch up with this week’s Xbox and Nintendo Switch releases.


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