Starfield PS5

A Starfield PS5 release seemed inevitable, but Microsoft's Bethesda acquisition has scuttled a PS4 or PS5 port.

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Will there be a Starfield PS5 release? Short answer: no. Long answer: Gamers who lean towards Sony’s consoles would have reasonably assumed that Starfield would follow in the footsteps of Skyrim, Oblivion, and the Fallout games, arriving on both Xbox and PlayStation consoles without delay, but Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda and all its properties changed that.

We’ve gathered everything there is to know about Starfield’s PS5 prospects and whether there will be a port in future. But until then, you might have better luck pre ordering Starfield for PC and Xbox, or securing day one access with the latest Starfield Game Pass deals.

Is Starfield on PS5?

Starfield is not coming to PS5 or PS4. While this might change following the initial launch, there is nothing to suggest the RPG will ever come to Sony consoles, or that a Starfield PS5 release date is in the works.

The official Starfield gameplay reveal trailer lists ‘Xbox Consoles, PC, and Cloud’ as its platforms, with the Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and Steam logos also present.

Obviously, the Starfield Game Pass launch is great if you’ve got an Xbox console, but it looks like PS5 owners have an indefinite wait ahead of them. Xbox marketing’s manager, Aaron Greenberg, has confirmed on Twitter that “Starfield will be launching exclusively on Xbox Series X|S and PC” and there’s been nothing to the contrary.

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Will there be a Starfield PS5 release at a later date?

Bethesda’s Pete Hines has pointed out that there are Xbox brands like Minecraft on other platforms and consoles, which was taken by some as a subtle hint that a Starfield PS5 release might be on the way, despite Hines immediately following up by repeating that the game is an Xbox exclusive. You can hear the full statement around 40 minutes into this Twitch stream.

There is always the possibility that the Starfield platform exclusivity will be a timed-exclusive as we’ve seen for other games and vendors like the Epic Games Store and Steam.

But for now, only Starfield PS5 petitions and discussions on Reddit serve to fuel the hope that Sony will eventually see a Starfield release date for the PS5.

Similarly, the chance of Starfield seeing a PS4 port are slim to none.

As a result, the only way to experience the Starfield universe is to look for Xbox and PC pre orders, or grab day one access via the Xbox Game Pass. Should a Starfield PS5 release date be announced, we’ll be back to update this article.

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