As the PlayStation 5 celebrates the first year since its launch today, Sony has told fans that there are currently more than 25 different exclusive games in development across the publisher’s first-party studios.

As part of a celebratory update post on the PlayStation Blog, Sony spoke about the jam-packed year it’s experienced since launching its latest flagship console. “A busy year indeed, and we are just getting started with PS5,” said Sony Interactive Entertainment president Jim Ryan in the post.

“The imaginative game creators and publishing partners we work with have launched more than 360 games on PS5. Additionally, there are currently more than 25 games in development for PS5 at PlayStation Studios.”

While some of those games won’t be available to play for some while yet – we’re looking at you Spider-Man 2 – there are still plenty for PlayStation fans to get excited about. Next year alone the publisher will see the launch of a number of exclusive blockbuster titles, including the likes of Guerilla Games’ Horizon Forbidden West, Polyphony’s Gran Turismo 7, and Santa Monica Studio’s God of War Ragnarok. However, that leaves a huge number of exclusives still to be announced.

Sony’s lengthy list of exclusive games comes in part due to its activity in the wider development market. Having assembled a number of prestigious developers for its PlayStation Studios family, this year the publisher showed no sign of stopping. Following the purchase of Returnal developer Housemarque in June, Sony then added further studios into the fold through the acquisitions of PC porting specialist Nixxes, UK developer Firesprite, and remake specialist Bluepoint Games.

Elsewhere in its celebratory blog post, Sony spoke about the passion it’s seen from its fanbase over the last year. The publisher noted that PlayStation 5 users have collectively amassed over 4.6 billion hours of gameplay on their consoles since its release. While that time has been spent across a large collection of games, Sony also revealed which of those had made it into the PS5’s top ten most played.

Top ten most played PS5 Games:

FortniteCall of Duty: Black Ops Cold WarFIFA 21NBA 2K21Assassin’s Creed ValhallaDestiny 2MLB The Show 21Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles MoralesDemon’s SoulsNBA 2K22

Ryan also thanks fans for their patience, after a year in which PS5 has remained extremely hard to find due to global production shortages. “We continue to see historic demand for PS5 and we understand the inventory constraints remain a source of frustration for many of our customers,” he wrote. “Rest assured that we are laser-focused on doing everything in our power to ship as many units as possible, it’s something we work on every day across the company and remains my top priority. Again, we appreciate your patience as we navigate through these unprecedented global challenges.”

Sadly, it’s not a problem that looks to be slowing down, with Sony reportedly making huge cuts to its production plans following a global chip shortage that is currently affecting all areas of gaming.

Jared Moore is a freelance writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter.

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