The action-adventure title enjoyed a debut trailer which featured the game's dishevelled bounty hunter protagonist, Deacon St. John, traversing a post-apocalyptic world on foot, battling against vast hordes of shambling undead - nicknamed 'Freakers' - and hurtling through a remarkably verdant wasteland on a motorcycle.
No launch window was given for the open-world survival game which features "crafting, traps and alternate paths", although the footage is rather polished, suggesting that its launch can surely not be too far off.
Sony later detailed the game in a blog post, providing an official Days Gone plot synopsis:
Bend Studios' creative director John Garvin goes into further detail about the game's world in the blog post, stating that "this is a brutal world, where everyone and everything is struggling to survive – but hopefully, the trailer shows that the game is about more than that. It's about desperation, hope, transformation, loss, madness, discovery, friendship, exploration, brotherhood, regret and love."