The PlayStation 5 is almost here. A new gaming console from Sony has been teased for some time now, and the company finally revealed its full name back in December 2017. The PS5 is said to be a successor to the PlayStation 4, which itself was a followup to the PlayStation 3. It’s also rumoured that this new console will see the return of the DualShock controller, which was discontinued after the release of the PlayStation 4. Just like previous generations of PlayStation consoles, this one will support virtual reality (VR) and keep players connected with their friends through online multiplayer functionality. So how much do you know about Sony’s next Playstation? Let’s take a look at everything we know so far…
What is the Sony PlayStation 5?
The Sony PlayStation 5 is a new generation of video game consoles from Sony. The first two units were released in 2020 and 2021, respectively, and are codenamed “Naomi” and “Rio”. The fifth iteration of the Sony PlayStation, the current one is set to be discontinued in 2022 and replaced with the new model. The new console will be released alongside the next generation of gaming laptops, the PlayStation 5 laptops.
What will the Sony PlayStation 5 do?
According to reports, the Sony Playstation 5 will be a step up in every way from the current model. New processing power, an upgraded GPU and improved memory will help the new console deliver an immersive gaming experience. The new display will have support for 4K resolution, as well as HDR (High-Definition Retention). This display technology gives televisions a competitive edge by allowing for more vibrant colours and smoother action onscreen.
The specs of the Sony Playstation 5
So, what exactly will the specs of the Sony Playstation 5 be? The current model is powered by a 1,920-2,200 MHz AMD CPU. The new PS5 is also rumoured to come with an upgraded GPU that will be clocked at 2,560 or 4K resolution and support HDR (High-Definition Retention). Moreover, the GPU will be manufactured by TSMC, which is considered one of the top GPU manufacturers in the world. Moreover, the graphics card will be coupled with 8GB of GDDR6 RAM.
Rumours about the Sony Playstation 5
The rumours around the new console are just as interesting as the specifications. According to reports, the new console will have a more powerful GPU and more RAM than its predecessor, as well as support VR and 4K/UHD playback. The new console will even come with a built-in subwoofer to ensure an immersive gaming experience.
When can we expect to see the Sony Playstation 5?
The Sony Playstation 5 has been rumoured to be released in October 2022, but there is a chance that it could be released later that year. As for the release date of the PS4 Pro, which is essentially a more powerful version of the current model, that is still unknown.
The price of the PlayStation 5
Given the rumours and the imminent release of the new console, it’s easy to make estimates as to the price of the new model. As the current model is set to be discontinued, it is expected that a new model will be released with improved specifications. It is expected that the new console will be released alongside the next generation of gaming laptops, the PlayStation 5 laptops. These new laptops are set to be released in 2020 and 2021, respectively, and will be followed by the next generation of gaming consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox 15, in 2022.
The new generation of video game consoles from Sony is set to release in 2020. The Sony Playstation 5 is rumoured to be released with an upgraded GPU and more RAM, coupled with support for VR and 4K/UHD playback. The new console will also come with a built-in subwoofer to ensure an immersive gaming experience.