Launch Date of PS5 Rather Unlikely to be Threatened
Paul Wozniak, 28 March 2020, 21:26
A Sony spokesperson in an interview with Bloomberg assured Sony that PlayStation 5 launch should take place as planned. We also learned that the upcoming launches of Sony's games should not encounter any delay either.
Launching Games on PS5 is Supposed to be as Simple as Watching Netflix
Paul Wozniak, 28 March 2020, 20:47
Kotaku editor Jason Schreier reports that launching the game on PlayStation 5 should be as easy as watching Netflix. Sony is said to want to make the players more willing to play short runs, not just when they have plenty of free time.
Game Download Speed on PS4 Will be Reduced
Milosz Szubert, 24 March 2020, 20:11
Sony intends to reduce the download speed and performance of its Internet service in Europe. This is to avoid overloading the connections necessary for remote operation and communication.
PS5: Dolby Corrects False Info From Road to PS5
Bart Swiatek, 24 March 2020, 11:49
Dolby, a well-known sound technology company, has decided to correct one of Mark Cerny's statements from Road to PS5 about the capabilities of Dolby Atmos.
PS5 - People Don't Understand the Role of SSD
Bart Swiatek, 23 March 2020, 13:09
Digital Foundry's John Linneman stressed in a Twitter post that a faster drive in the PlayStation 5 does not mean that the whole console will be more efficient - in terms of GPU and CPU, Sony's hardware is inferior to the competitive Xbox Series X.
Backwards Compatibility of PS5 Will Cover Most of PS4's 4000 Games
Paul Wozniak, 20 March 2020, 22:36
Sony has ensured that the vast majority of games currently available on the PS4 will also be playable on the next-generation console, PlayStation 5, thanks to backward compatibility.
PS5 - Silent Running Thanks to Constant Power Consumption
Christian Pieniazek, 19 March 2020, 21:05
Sony has been extremely slow in revealing the well-hidden cards related to PlayStation 5. The information revealed in yesterday's presentation of this console gives us hope that we will be dealing with a much quieter hardware than PlayStation 4.
Experts Summarize PS5 Presentation - SSD and Bad Marketing
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 March 2020, 17:45
The industry speaks out about the specs of PlayStation 5. Most of the experts highlight the great importance of Sony's SSD, and some people preach of the nonsense of the term teraflop. Jason Schreier, on the other hand, focuses on yesterday's conference itself, which he considers a huge marketing failure.
PS5 - Sony Disclosed Full Specs of the Console
Michael Kulakowski, 18 March 2020, 18:17
During the Road to PlayStation 5 presentation, Sony's Mark Cerny presented technical specs of the new console of the Japanese giant. If we look at the selected hardware components, we find that the device will theoretically be several to as much as twenty percent slower than Xbox Series X.
Let's Watch the PS5 Reveal Presentation [Updated]
Bart Swiatek, 18 March 2020, 17:00
In just a few hours a stream will start, during which the chief designer of the PS5 - Mark Cerny - will present the specs of the new Sony console. According to some experts it is „the most exciting hardware in 20 years”.
PlayStation 5 Is Getting An Official Reveal Tomorrow
Mathias Zulpo, 17 March 2020, 13:59
Official PlayStation 5 announcement is coming tomorrow, Sony announced in a surprise tweet. The presentation is to „provide a deep dive into PS5’s system architecture, and how it will shape the future of games.”.
Analysts: Launch of PS5 and Xbox Series X May be Delayed
Frozen, 14 March 2020, 18:12
DFC Intelligence believes that due to the coronavirus pandemic, next-gen consoles (PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X) may make their market debut later than expected.
PS5 Will Bet on Strong Narrative-driven Single Player Games
Bart Swiatek, 12 March 2020, 14:20
In an interview published on the official PlayStation blog, Hermen Hulst, the new head of SIE Worldwide Studios, emphasized that like the PS4, the PS5 will bet on single player titles with high-quality storyline.
Rumor: PS5 Pro Will Match Xbox Series X; Microsoft Plans Weaker Version of the Console
Paul Wozniak, 01 March 2020, 17:20
According to the latest leak from NeoGAF, the PlayStation 5 Pro console will match the power of Xbox Series X, new details of which have recently been revealed. We also learned that Microsoft is preparing a weaker version of the ninth generation console, with performance similar to that of PS5.
Patent Suggests PS5 DualShock May Check the Player's Heart Rate
Bart Swiatek, 26 February 2020, 10:55
A patent registered with the U.S. Patent Office reveals a technology that may appear in DualShock 5 - a function that would enable us to measure the heart rate and sweat rate of a player in order to better adjust the gameplay.
GDC 2020 Without PlayStation - Coronavirus Scared off Sony
Conrad Hazi, 21 February 2020, 13:06
Sony resigned from GDC 2020 (Game Developers Conference) due to the threat posed by the spreading COVID-19 coronavirus. This is the second event - after PAX East - dropped by PlayStation manufacturer.
PS5 and Xbox Series X Survey: Price Will be Essential
Mat1K, 20 February 2020, 11:56
Ed Boon, an American developer, asked people watching his Twitter profile about the most important aspects of the upcoming PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles. As it turns out, according to the players, the purchase of the console will depend on the price, and not on backward compatibility or exclusive games.
Players are Waiting for PS5 and New Xbox; Sales of Old Consoles Decrease
Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2020, 15:12
The NPD group has noted a significant drop in interest in the current generation of consoles - PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Sales dropped more sharply than expected by Sony and Microsoft.
Sony Shuts Down PlayStation Forum
Paul Wozniak, 14 February 2020, 15:43
Today, an official announcement from Sony has informed of the closure of the PlayStation forum. The website will be suspended beginning with February 27, while the Japanese company encourages users to use other social networking sites.
You Can Bid For The Prototype of Nintendo PlayStation
Laty, 14 February 2020, 14:05
Nintendo PlayStation is a child of a short collaboration between Sony and Nintendo. The hybrid console has recently been put up for auction, and the highest bid is already $350,000.
High Manufacturing Costs of PS5 Surprised Sony
Adrian Werner, 14 February 2020, 13:14
There have been reports that production costs of PlayStation 5 are higher than expected due to a shortage of memory chips. The same sources suggest that a new version of PlayStation VR is planned.
Sony Patents System That Will Help Us Complete Games - Perhaps on PS5
Adrian Werner, 10 February 2020, 12:38
Sony has obtained a patent for a hint system to analyze gameplay of the player and other users, and then provide advice to help them succeed in games.
Even Sony Doesn't Know the Price of PS5 Yet
Bart Swiatek, 05 February 2020, 12:59
An excerpt from the conference summarizing Sony's quarterly financial results suggests that even the Japanese company doen't yet know how much the PlayStation 5 console will cost.
The Official Website of PS5 Launches
Christian Pieniazek, 04 February 2020, 23:36
The official website of PS5, through which Sony has confirmed this year's release of the console, has been launched. The manufacturer also encourages you to subscribe to the newsletter and promises to provide „amazing” information about the device.
PS4 Console and Game Sales Slowing Down
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 February 2020, 15:52
Sony boasted its financial results for the period between October and December 2019. In the past quarter, the company recorded a significant drop in sales of PlayStation 4 and games as the ninth generation of consoles approaches.
Leak: Remote Play on Nintendo Switch and New Portable DualShock
Konrad Serafinski, 02 February 2020, 22:09
A Reddit user claims to have received a survey on Remote Play from Sony. The function would appear in the future on Nintendo Switch or Apple TV. It is also possible that Sony is considering creating a portable DualShock and is working on a remote game without an internet connection.
Over a Billion PlayStation 4 Games Have Been Sold
Adrian Werner, 01 February 2020, 21:24
Sony announced that by the end of January 2020, total sales of PlayStation 4 games exceeded 1.18 billion copies. The only console in this family the has done better is PS2.
God of War Creator: PS5 Will be Revealed Soon
Bebop, 17 January 2020, 12:58
David Jaffe, the developer who worked on the God of War and Twisted Metal series, seems confident that the PS5 will be presented in the next 4 weeks. This is consistent with numerous rumors coming from uncertain sources.
French PlayStation Website: DualShock 5 Compatible With PlayStation 4
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 January 2020, 22:03
The French PlayStation website reported that the DualShock 5 pad will enable us to play on PlayStation 4, and this has again raised hopes related to the rumor of the controller's alleged compatibility with the new console.
How Much Time Did You Spend on Your PlayStation in 2019?
Christian Pieniazek, 14 January 2020, 21:36
PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita owners can see their summaries of the past year. Sony Interactive Entertainment allows you to check the number of hours spent at the console, as well as find out which games we have enjoyed the longest.
Leaks: We Won't See PS5 on E3 2020; Sony Skips the Show Again
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 January 2020, 22:46
Michael Pachter from Wedbush Securities reports that Sony is not going to show up at E3. Again. Meanwhile, there are more or less reliable rumors on the web about when PlayStation 5 will be presented.
Jason Schreier: „PS5 and Xbox More Powerful Than RTX 2080”
Bart Swiatek, 13 January 2020, 15:44
Industry journalist Jason Schreier said during a recent podcast that he thinks the next generation of consoles, the PS5 and Xbox, will be more powerful than GeForce RTX 2080-like GPU. The platform designers are said to look to the future, ensuring that they have enough power in the years ahead.
CEO of SIE: PS5 Has „Unique Unannounced Features”
Konrad Serafinski, 09 January 2020, 13:55
Sony Interactive Entertainment's (SIE) CEO Jim Ryan was interviewed by the Japanese website Business Insider, where he pointed out that the PS5 will have unique features we do not yet know about. He also commented on the logo and the process of „switching” to next-gen.
PS5 Logo Gets Almost 5 Million Likes on Instagram and Ton of Memes
Paul Wozniak, 08 January 2020, 14:07
A post showing the PlayStation 5 logo on Instagram has almost 5 million likes. For comparison, the presentation of the new Xbox has not exceeded one million likes so far. Showing the logo was enough for the fans to create a truckload of related memes.
PS5 Logo And One Billion PS4 Games Sold - Sony on CES 2020
Conrad Hazi, 07 January 2020, 13:43
Also Sony prepared a conference for CES 2020. Contrary to expectations, we learned little about PlayStation 5, but the company provided some interesting statistics on the current generation of consoles and presented a concept car.
New Leaks Show PS5 DevKit and DualShock 5 Controller?
Conrad Hazi, 06 January 2020, 13:52
New photos of the PlayStation 5 development kit have been uploaded to the web. This time, in addition to the console itself, you can see the new model of the dedicated gamepad - presumably DualShock 5.
Leak: PS5 Pre-orders will Launch in March
Paul Wozniak, 05 January 2020, 22:57
According to unofficial information, pre-orders of PlayStation 5 will start as early as March this year. On January 7, during Sony's conference, we may see the next-gen console for the first time.
Digital Foundry on Console Performance: PS5 Weaker Than New Xbox
Konrad Serafinski, 31 December 2019, 11:25
The Digital Foundry channel has tracked available leaks regarding next-gen consoles. The analysis shows that the new Xbox can be much stronger than the PS5. On the other hand, the device from Sony is to be more affordable.
PS5 With Two Hardware Modes for PS4 Game Support
Adrian Werner, 31 December 2019, 10:45
Reliable information about the backward compatibility of PlayStation 5 has surfaced on the web. According to the infor, the console's GPU will have two additional modes of operation, designed specifically for PS4 and PlayStation 4 Pro games.
CES 2020: Sony's „Unique Vision of the Future” Might be PS5?
Jacob Blazewicz, 30 December 2019, 23:30
Sony has posted an intriguing message on its website. The company intends to show „a unique vision of the future” at CES 2020, which many people read as an announcement of PlayStation 5's official reveal.
New-Old DualShock 4; Sony Patents New Version of PlayStation Pad
Darius Matusiak, 30 December 2019, 11:48
DualShock with two additional buttons. Sony has just patented a new version of its gamepad and it is probably not designed for PlayStation 5.
Devs Say Making Games on PS5 is Easier Than Ever
Konrad Serafinski, 28 December 2019, 17:16
Developers say that creating games on PlayStation 5 is very simple and fun. This is what Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, has said in an interview with Dengeki PlayStation.
PlayStation 4 Firmware Gets 7.02 Update
AS, 19 December 2019, 22:23
PlayStation 4 is receiving its second update this month, to version 7.02. It is designed to improve the performance of the system. The upgrade is not the smallest, as we'll need at least 470 MB of free disk space. Can we expect even more revolutionary PS4 updates?
Unique Prototype of Nintendo PlayStation Goes to Auction
Frozen, 18 December 2019, 14:24
A rare prototype of a hybrid console resulting from the short collaboration of Sony and Nintendo will soon be put on sale. This will be the first ever opportunity to purchase this unique device.
Programmable Buttons on DualShock 4; Here's Sony's Official Attachment
Bart Swiatek, 17 December 2019, 20:32
Sony has created an attachment that adds two programmable buttons to the DualShock 4 gamepad. The device works with any model of the controller and will be available for sale in February next year.
Sony's Exclusive Game Series Coming to Other Consoles From 2021
Paul Wozniak, 11 December 2019, 16:08
the MLB: The Show series of baseball simulators will be available on non-PlayerStation consoles from 2021 onwards. For over 20 years, the title could only be played on Sony devices. Perhaps this may a step towards hanging the policy on the distribution of exclusive titles.
Let's Watch December's PlayStation State of Play
Konrad Serafinski, 10 December 2019, 14:07
Today, at 6 AM (PT) / 3 PM (CEST), PlayStation's State of Play stream will begin. State o Play is periodical stream on news related to the upcoming games for the consoles of the PlayStation family. Let's watch it together.
DualShock 5 Renders - PS5 Controller Looks Great
Konrad Serafinski, 10 December 2019, 13:15
LetsGoDigital has shown graphics with the 3D model of DualShock 5, the controller for PlayStation 5. The first thing that stands out is the small screen on the gamepad instead of the touch panel.
Sony: PS5 Pro in the Middle of Next Generation?
Paul Wozniak, 06 December 2019, 23:57
In an interview for Game Informer, Sony's executive vice president of hardware and operations engineering, Masayasu Ito, suggested that an improved version of the console might also be available next to PlayStation 5 after some time. However, one of the editors of Kotaku reports that PS5 launch titles will not be available on PS4.
Xbox Scarlett and PS5 are Powerful Consoles With Similar Specs
Konrad Serafinski, 05 December 2019, 14:10
Jason Schreier from Kotaku says Microsoft is far behind Sony in terms of communication with the players and the media, but both Xbox Scarlett and PlayStation 5 are supposed to be „powerful”.