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The incredibly charming Astro Bot launches on the PS5 in September

Promotional art featuring Astro Bot and a PS5 DualSense controller.
Image: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony’s most adorable character (sorry, Sackboy) is getting another outing. At its State of Play showcase today, the company revealed the latest Astro Bot game, which was rumored earlier in the month.

It appears to be a direct sequel to Astro’s Playroom, so it should make excellent use of the PS5’s controller and all of its various functions. The game features 50 worlds to explore — like its predecessor, it looks like those levels will explore PlayStation history to varying degrees — and launches on September 6th. It’ll be a PS5 exclusive when it does come out.

This will be the first title in the series since Astro’s Playroom, a Wii Sports-style pack-in for the PlayStation 5, which was designed to show off the console’s then-new DualSense…

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