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Left out? Sony franchises we may miss in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

Sony’s answer to Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. pits some of the most popular PlayStation heroes and villains against each other. Recognizable characters like God of War’s Kratos, Uncharted’s Nathan Drake, and Twisted Metal’s Sweet Tooth have been confirmed as playable fighters, but the final roster is yet to be determined by the game’s developers.

Sadly, it’s unlikely that All-Stars Battle Royale will feature every Sony first-party series — the publisher just has too many franchises for this to be a reasonable expectation. Let’s take a look at some Sony properties that probably won’t make it into the game due to poor sales, overall weirdness, or horrible design.


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