Yes, here is everything you need to know about PlayStation 5,
“Play Has No Limits”
Sony has finally revealed its next-gen console, i.e. PlayStation 5. On June 11, Sony announced a few games in a showcase event.
Moreover, we know that the system will consist of black-and-white boxes. It shares the same colour scheme with its DualSense Controller.
Here are a few things you need to know about the upcoming Sony PS5:
PS5 Release Date
You need to hold your horses!
A release date has been confirmed by Sony for late 2020, i.e. Holiday 2020. Hence, you should expect the PS5 release date to be in between October and December.
Apart from the PS5 release date, Sony also revealed the innovative design and latest games including Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the newest version of Demon’s Souls
Sony will be releasing this next-gen console at the end of 2020 putting it in direct competitions with Xbox Series X which is also going to be released in the same time window. A leak has suggested that PS5 will be released on November 20, 2020.
PlayStation 5 Cheat Sheet: What you need to know
- What is it? The Sony PS5 is the latest PlayStation console to be released soon, replacing the older versions, i.e. PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro.
- When will it release? The PS5 release is expected between October and December 2020. Wait and Watch!
- What can you play on it? Loads of intriguing games! A new Spider-Man is on its way along with Horizon Zero Dawn sequel, Demon’s Souls, Resident Evil 8 and much more to come.
- Will your PS5 have VR? Of course! The latest console will be compatible with current PSVR hardware, and there are also a few rumours of PSVR 2.
- What will PS5 cost you? Not yet announced! The PS4 and PS4 Pro were both $399 / £349 at launch, but you should expect that PS5 will cost nearly $499.
- Can you play PS4 games on the PS5? The PS5 will be compatible with most of the PS4 games. According to Sony’s Mark Cerny, PS5 will be released with support for the majority of the top 100 PS4 games
Will coronavirus postpone the PS5 release? Sony has confirmed that PS5 will be released on the same date as scheduled regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic and emphasized that PS5 will be launched at its end of year financial report, i.e. Holiday 2020.
PlayStation 5 Price
A leak suggested that the price of the PlayStation 5 will be nearly $499. This news might be just a rumour. Sony hasn’t revealed the official price yet. You need to wait!
Therefore, the price would be $150-$200 more than the current consoles, i.e. PS4 and PS4 Pro.
PlayStation 5 Specs:
You must be wondering what specs you will get in your Ps5. Here is the list of PlayStation 5 Specs:
- CPU: AMD Zen 2-based CPU with eight cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
- GPU: 10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
- GPU architecture: Custom RDNA 2
- Memory interface: 16GB GDDR6 / 256-bit
- Memory bandwidth: 448GB/s
- Internal storage: Custom 825GB SSD
- IO throughput: 5.5GB/s (raw), typical 8-9GB/s (compressed)
- Expandable storage: NVMe SSD slot
- External storage: USB HDD support (PS4 games only)
- Optical drive: 4K UHD Blu-ray drive
When asked about the PlayStation 5’s speed compared to its current-gen console, Sony claimed that PS5 would “revolutionize the game experience for users.”
In short, you need to wait for your upcoming PS5!
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