The 9 most important details we already know about PlayStation 5, Sony’s next-generation video game console
The PlayStation 5, Sony’s next generation console that’s deep in production, will arrive during the 2020 holiday season.
The first details about the PS5, however, were actually revealed in an interview with Wired in April.
As expected, the PlayStation 5 is promised to be more powerful than the existing PlayStation 4— but we’ve slowly been learning more about the next-gen console’s new features.
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Who’s ready for the PlayStation 5?
After months of speculation, Sony finally confirmed the name of the PlayStation 5 in a blog post on Tuesday and set a release window for the 2020 holiday season. The company first detailed the successor to the PlayStation 4 in an interview with Wired in April, where it discussed the specific chips and hardware powering the console without revealing its name.
Though the console is still more than a year away, more details about the PlayStation 5 have emerged slowly but surely.
Here are all the most important things we know about the PlayStation 5 so far:
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1. It will have much nicer graphics.
Unlike the PlayStation 4 Pro and the Xbox One X — half-step consoles that offered more power in the same console generation — the PlayStation 5 “allows for fundamental changes in what a game can be,” Mark Cerny, Sony’s lead system architect, told Wired.
Core to that mission is the new console’s processing chips: a new central processing unit and a graphics processing unit from AMD. The former is based on AMD’s Ryzen line, while the latter is part of Radeon’s Navi GPU line.
What that means for you: The PlayStation 5 is built on chips that are yet-to-be-released.
2. It will have much faster — or almost non-existent — …read more
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