The boundaries between the real and the digital are blurred once more as we approach the launch of The Matrix Awakens, a demo you can try right now.
In anticipation of the new Matrix sequel movie from the Wachowskis, there’s now a playable The Matrix Awakens demo for the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles you can pre-load right now.
Ready to become a digital Neo thanks to Unreal 5? Download the Matrix Awakens demo today and you’ll be able to play it on December 9, once The Game Awards event kicks off.
Anyway, this Matrix Awakens teaser features Keanu Reeves as Neo looking exactly as you remember him from 20 years ago…plus a beard. It’s an impressive testament to how far videogames and the technology behind the most popular of them, in this case Unreal Engine 5, have come in the last decade or so.
He looks even better than Cyberpunk 2077, but let’s not talk about that disappointment today. Today, it’s all about the Matrix hype.
At this point it’s also safe to ask if the actual Keanu Reeves is really a simulation, since he simply doesn’t appear to have aged at all in the last 20 years since the original Matrix.
You’ll be able to convince yourself of that come December 22, when the upcoming movie The Matrix Resurrections hits theatres.
Until then, play The Matrix Awakens to keep busy!