Cory Barlog, the director of PS4 exclusive God of War, is gearing up to develop for PS5. Barlog was a guest in the most recent episode of Animal Talking, Gary Whitta’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons-hosted talk show, and Whitta asked him about the PS5. After some joking around, Barlog jumped into some insight into what we should expect from the system.
“The SSD is just amazing,” Barlog says, saying that developers will no longer need to go to great lengths to hide loading screens. “There’s some really cool stuff I think we’re gonna be able to do,” he teases. He says that there’s always something sad about a new generation starting, but he thinks this one might be different.
“With every generation, it always feels like we master the generation, right, then it’s like ‘oh, there’s a new one coming up,’ and you’re like ‘but I just finally got this one,'” Barlog goes on to say. “But I think this is going to be a little bit different.