Astro's Playroom

Rating Summary

Based on 75 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

90%

Critics Recommend

Based on 75 critic reviews
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Essential
Nov 6, 2020

Sony leans into its PlayStation past in this frequently innovative, supremely charming old-school 3D platformer.

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8 / 10.0
Nov 6, 2020

Astro's Playroom is a great showcase for the varied, impressive ways the DualSense can immerse you in next-gen games.

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Metro GameCentral

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7 / 10
Nov 6, 2020

A highly enjoyable introduction to the PlayStation 5 but also a charming celebration of the entire history of PlayStation, even if it's something you'll only ever play once.

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8 / 10.0
Nov 6, 2020

Astro's Playroom isn't just an introduction to the PS5. It is a charming and enjoyable game, even if it isn't trying to redefine the boundaries of the platforming genre

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Unscored
Nov 6, 2020

Astro’s Playroom is a stellar showpiece for PlayStation 5

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8 / 10
Nov 6, 2020

Transcending its role as an introduction to the PS5's features, Astro's Playroom is a quick and delightful celebration of PlayStation's history.

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Nov 6, 2020

The only downsides to Astro’s Playroom are that it is fairly short, and it could have used a little plot to tie the whole thing together. However, for the price, it can’t be beaten, and it’s a must-play for those booting up their PS5 for the first time.

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7 / 10.0
Nov 6, 2020

Astro Bot has replaced Knack as the cute Sony mascot and I'm okay with it. Although Astro's Playroom isn't a killer app, booting up your PS5 and playing it for free is a great way to get accustomed to your shiny new toy from multiple angles.

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8 / 10
Nov 8, 2020

Astro cements himself as the PlayStation 5's mascot with a celebration of all things PlayStation that also showcases the full potential of the immersive new DualSense controller. Astro's Playroom is the first thing you should play on PlayStation 5.

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80 / 100
Nov 6, 2020

Astro's Playroom it's the best possible way to try your brand new PS5. It's not just a great tutorial to try all DualSense's new tibdits, it's the best possible homage to the PlayStation brand's 25 years of videogaming history, full of references here and there. And it's free. What a pity that it ends very soon.

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