Psychonauts 2 PS5 Release Date: Performance, DualSense Support, and More

Microsoft’s acquisition of the developer causes complications for the PS5 release of Psychonauts 2. PlayStation fans are eager to hear updates on the PS5 release of Psychonauts 2, especially since the game is being developed by a Microsoft team and is so destined for the Xbox Series X|S. Double Fine has spared no expense in making sure this game is 4K ready, but will we see Psychonauts 2 on the PS5? That’s a detailed inquiry.

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Is Psychonauts 2 On PS5?

There will not be a PS5 version of Psychonauts 2. However, thanks to PS4 backward compatibility, you’ll be able to enjoy it on PS5. While Double Fine hasn’t explained why Psychonauts 2 won’t be coming to PS5, it could be because Microsoft wants to utilize the game to showcase the capability of the Xbox Series X in comparison to Sony’s PS5.

Microsoft can brag about the improved performance of Psychonauts 2 on Xbox One and Xbox 360 by keeping it off the PS5. Accordingly, a PS5-exclusive edition of Psychonauts 2 is improbable.

How Does Psychonauts 2 Perform On PS5?

As was previously mentioned, the PS5 version of Psychonauts 2 is backward compatible with the PS4 edition. Because of this, its performance is restricted to some degree. The PS5 version of the game will support a resolution of 1440p at 60 frames per second. This is noticeably subpar compared to the Xbox One X’s native 4K resolution and the various 120 fps modes.

Does Psychonauts 2 Have DualSense Support?

There is no dedicated DualSense functionality in Psychonauts 2. However, the DualSense controller, exclusive to the PS5, will provide improved rumble features should you choose to play the game on PS5. Now, that’s all the information regarding the PlayStation 5 release of Psychonauts 2, including any restrictions gamers may face when attempting to play the game.