The PlayStation 5 conference is finally happening. Sony has announced that a PlayStation 5 conference will be broadcast on Thursday, June 4th, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific, 4:00 p.m. Eastern and 9:00 p.m. in the U.K. The show will last around an hour. It will be the first in a series of updates throughout the rest of the year.

We will be seeing PS5 games shown off at the event, although Sony hasn’t specifically said that we’ll see the PS5 unit itself. PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan said, quote, And speaking to the BBC, Ryan added that the show will attempt to recreate some of the excitement of Sony’s previous live keynotes for an at-home audience.

He said, quote, You’ll be able to watch the PlayStation 5 conference right here at IGN as part of our Summer of Gaming coverage, along with our usual pre- and post-show analysis. Again, it’s all happening Thursday, June 4th, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific. Earlier today, a report emerged that all future PS4 games will be compatible with PS5. It also claimed the PS4 versions of The Last of Us Part 2 and Ghost of Tsushima will be PS5 compatible. For all your PlayStation news stay tuned to IGN. The biggest gaming event of the year is IGN’s Summer of Gaming and it’s almost here.

Tune in beginning Thursday, June 4th to see the latest and greatest in game reveals, news, trailers, next-gen coverage, and more. And on June 5th, we kick off our first ever IGN Expo, where you’ll get first looks at world-premiere game trailers, exclusive game demos, and interviews you won’t find anywhere else. IGN Summer of Gaming. Only on IGN and IGN 1 on your Samsung TV Plus.

SOURCE: IGN