Before there was Returnal, there was The Persistence. Being tethered to PlayStation VR at launch, Firesprite’s roguelite sci-fi survival horror never quite got the attention it deserved, but it was a well-executed marriage of genres. Set aboard an abandoned deep-space colony ship overrun by a mutated crew, you find yourself revived by the...
Now possible to upgrade
When Sony first set this month's lineup of free PlayStation Plus titles live on the PS Store, it wasn't possible to upgrade The Persistence to The Persistence Enhanced on either PS5 or PS4, as we originally thought it would be. However, it looks like the company has done a bit of work overnight to enable this as The P
Free PS5 upgrade as well
PS Plus game The Persistence, developed by new Sony first-party studio Firesprite, has been advertised as a bonus for PSVR owners to celebrate the headset’s anniversary. However, it’s worth pointing out that even if you don’t own PlayStation’s virtual reality perip
DualSense support, Ray-Tracing mode
After first releasing for PlayStation VR and then ported over to PS4 to be playable without a virtual reality headset, The Persistence Enhanced will now launch for PS5 on 4th June 2021 as an upgraded version of the original experience. If you own the original PS4 version, you'll be treated to a free upgrade,...
It's a persistent game
While all eyes are on developer Firesprite’s next project – presumably it’s in production for Sony’s next-gen PlayStation VR headset, in light of recent news – the studio is giving its previous game another crack. Survival horror roguelike The Persistence first launched as a
The Persistence Enhanced challenges you to survive aboard a doomed deep space colony starship in the year 2521, overrun with horrific & murderous aberrations, with lighting & UX enhancements and Raytracing dialling up the atmosphere and tension. Immersive haptic feedback is also supported for DualSense™ on PlayStation®5.
Stranded, malfunctioning and caught in the inexorable pull of a black hole, “The Persistence” is overrun with a crew mutated into horrific & murderous aberrations. It’s down to you, a clone of security officer Zimri Eder, to make your way deeper in the decks of The Persistence to repair the systems and prevent the ship from being torn apart.