You won’t believe how realistic this PlayStation 4 game looks

Like so many things revealed in Paris, PlayStation 4 exclusive game “Detroit: Become Human” is unbelievably beautiful. See for yourself:

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A still from the reveal video of “Detroit,” a new game from French studio Quantic Dream.
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Not bad, right? That’s the main character of a new game from French game-development studio Quantic Dream. And that’s not computer graphics you see above – that’s the game itself.

But maybe you don’t go in for all-white robot people. How’s this?

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That’s more like it!
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“Detroit: Become Human” is an upcoming game for the PlayStation 4, with no release date (or even a window) in sight. What we’ve got right now is a gorgeous debut trailer for a project that’s likely awhile out still. Join us below for even more.


“Detroit” is a game about artificial intelligence and humanity’s future. Guess where it’s set?

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The game is set in a near-future version of real-world city Detroit, Michigan. Things haven’t improved much from current day, it looks like.

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The debut trailer starts with a drive toward the city, passing dilapidated houses and infrastructure:

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This is the rebirth of manufacturing in the city of Detroit, once renowned for its automobile manufacturing.

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Signs of the rebirth can be seen as the camera pans through the city’s downtown:

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But this time, instead of cars, Detroit is building humanoid androids.

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More like “Detroid,” right? (Sorry.)
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This is the construction of “Kara,” the game’s protagonist:

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Though the androids look real, they’re all robotics and programming below the surface:

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The final product, wrapped in plastic:

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What makes Kara different is her ability to feel.

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Kara enjoying the rain for the first time.
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She experiences fear, confusion, wonderment — feelings that androids don’t have in near-future Detroit, apparently.

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But Kara is entering a world full of politics.

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Some folks in near-future Detroit don’t appreciate that androids are replacing them as workers:

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And this seems to be the central conflict of “Detroit” (the game). Androids are treated like slaves, because they’re thought of as computers.

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Note the “Android Area” sign, keeping androids separate from human beings.
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They even have a separate place to stand on the train:

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With Kara in the foreground looking at her android brethren in the rear of the train, humans sitting nearby stare at her in confusion.
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And there’s “Android parking” out in public, which looks just as crazy as you might imagine:

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Despite feeling differently, Kara looks just like hundreds of other female androids.

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These gentlemen androids all share the same face, for instance.
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Androids are easily identified by the glowing circle in their head:

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Which means, even with her normal clothing, she still stands out as an android:

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But the folks who notice her most frequently are actually other androids:

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What will become of Kara and near-future Detroit? We’ll hopefully find out sooner than later, as “Detroit: Become Human” heads to the PlayStation 4 at some point in the future.

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Watch the full debut trailer right here: