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Watch Dogs: Legion and Rainbow Six Quarantine on PS5 and Xbox Scarlett

Paul Wozniak, 31 October 2019, 20:48

The CEO of Ubisoft announced yesterday that the productions that have recently been delayed to the next financial year will be released both on the current- and next-gen consoles. The games in question are three AAA titles - Watch Dogs: Legion, Gods & Monsters, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Quarantine and two more unannounced titles.

Xbox Scarlett for Holidays 2020; Microsoft Launches Console Replacement Program

Michael Kulakowski, 28 October 2019, 23:53

In several selected countries, Microsoft started offering an installment plan called Xbox All Access, designed for new Xbox One users, with the possibility of free hardware replacement on the next-generation console. Its terms and conditions confirm that Xbox Scarlett will debut in stores at the end of 2020.

New Assassin's Creed as a Launch Title for Next-gen Consoles?

Paul Wozniak, 26 October 2019, 23:57

According to the latest Ubisoft statements, in the next fiscal year, in addition to the already known productions, there will also be two unannounced AAA games that will be continuations to the studio's popular series. Both titles are to be adapted to next-gen consoles.

Xbox Scarlett Will Support Xbox One Controllers

Paul Wozniak, 22 October 2019, 10:31

James Shields confirmed the information about the compatibility of Xbox Scarlett with current generation controllers. This means that if you have any gamepad that works with Xbox One, you won't be forced to buy another one when you switch to the next-gen console.

PS5 Devkit Photo and PSX, PS2, PS3 and PS4 Compatibility Rumors

Paul Wozniak, 19 October 2019, 12:16

One Twitter user who is behind the leak of The Last of Us 2's release date has informed fans not to sell their PSX, PS2, PS3 and PS4 games. This may suggest that the latest Sony console will be compatible with older versions. Additionally, a photo od PS5 devkit has been uploaded to the web.

Cyberpunk 2077 Dev on Microtransactions and Next-gen Consoles

Bart Swiatek, 14 October 2019, 13:58

GameSpot conducted an interview with John Mamais, head of the Krakow branch of CD Projekt RED, where approximately 1/3 of the content of Cyberpunk 2077 is being created. During the conversation, the topics of microtransactions, next-gen consoles and the pressure associated with working on the highly-anticipated game were discussed.

PS5 With 8-core CPU; Wireless PSVR2 Inbound?

Bart Swiatek, 10 October 2019, 13:58

Journalists from the Japanese magazine Famitsu have confirmed an important detail about PlayStation 5 specs. The console will be equipped with an 8-core and 16 thread AMD processor based on the Zen 2 architecture. We also learned when the official announcement will take place, which will reveal details of the specification and more.

GTA 6 Very Likely to Become PS5 Launch Title

Paul Wozniak, 09 October 2019, 13:56

A 2018 leak, which revealed the specs of PlayStation 5, also revealed the list of launch titles (including exclusives) for the new Sony console and heralds the next version of the company's VR device. Among the games that will appear on PS5 is GTA VI.

PS5 Devkits - Rumors About Console's Appearance Were True

Adrian Werner, 09 October 2019, 13:12

Reports from August about the unusual appearance of PlayStation 5 devkits have been confirmed, and we've also learned that the console will use 100GB discs and offer backward compatibility with PS4.

PlayStation 5 Officially Announced - Launch Date Revealed

Bart Swiatek, 08 October 2019, 17:46

Sony has officially announced the PS5 console. The device will have a number of new features, a modern gamepad with adaptive triggers, and will be available in stores in 2020.

Sony Creates Its Own Version of Google Assistant on PlayStation

Agnes Adamus, 30 September 2019, 21:57

Sony is working on its own intelligent assistant. Information about Sony's new patent, PlayStation Assist voice alarm system, has appeared on the Internet. It is supposed to help us in difficult moments, proposing solutions to a given problem.

Microsoft and Xbox Go Carbon Neutral

Barth Faryna, 24 September 2019, 19:17

Microsoft joins the fight for a better future for our planet and becomes part of the „Playing for the Planet” initiative. In addition, the company announces the creation of the first consoles completely neutral in terms of carbon dioxide emissions.

PS5 Will Need Less Power; Sony Joins "Playing for the Planet”

Barth Faryna, 23 September 2019, 14:03

Sony joins the fight for the future of our planet and becomes part of the „Playing for the Planet” initiative. Its aim is to take all possible actions to, among others, reduce the emission of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere through appropriate management of energy consumption.

PS5 Pro Will Debut Along Basic Version of PlayStation 5?

Bart Swiatek, 20 September 2019, 11:15

Japanese industry journalist Zenji Nishikawa suggests that the PS5 will launch in two variants - more efficient and less efficient. In the past, Nishikawa was the source of a confirmed leak of Nintendo Switch Lite.

AMD Zen 2 Will Dramatically Reduce Development Time of PS5 Games

Konrad Serafinski, 01 September 2019, 20:55

Tim Ash of BoxFrog Games believes that AMD Zen 2 processor that will power PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett are a major step forward and will dramatically reduce game development time.

PES for PS5 and Xbox Scarlett Will be Powered by New Engine

Bart Swiatek, 28 August 2019, 15:37

Kei Matsuda from Konami confirmed in a press interview that the PS5 and Xbox editions of the Scarlett Pro Evolution Soccer series will be based on a new graphics engine. Editions for existing consoles will use the FOX Engine.

PS5 Renders Look Breathtaking

Conrad Hazi, 23 August 2019, 18:26

LetsGoDigital, the first website to publish the patent notice presenting the appearance of the developer version of PlayStation 5, has prepared a 3D model of the device. We have to say it looks really good.

Sony's New Patent Reveals the Appearance of PS5? [Updated]

Conrad Hazi, 22 August 2019, 11:20

An infographic included in Sony's new patent, showing the potential appearance of the upcoming PlayStation 5 console, has been published on the web. This is probably not the final design of the device, but it shows the overall concept adopted by the manufacturer.

PS5 May be Announced in 6 Months; Ghost of Tsushima on Next-gen?

Bart Swiatek, 13 August 2019, 22:00

Summary of the email content that is reportedly being sent by Sony to its marketing partners has appeared on the web. The news suggests that the presentation of PlayStation 5 will take place on February 12, next year. One of the titles dedicated to the next-gen hardware would be Ghost of Tsushima from Sucker Punch.

Xbox Scarlett Will Bet on Smooth Gameplay and Quick Loading

Bart Swiatek, 13 August 2019, 15:27

Talking to Gamespot, Phil Spencer, the Xbox brand manager, said that with next-gen consoles his company wanted to focus on gameplay smoothness and fast data loading. In his opinion, this is supposed to allow for a significant improvement in playability.

Microsft Follows Sony and Bets on Single Player Games

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2019, 23:13

Microsoft's Phil Spencer said that the company would in the future put more emphasis on single-player games. This will be possible thanks to recent acquisitions of many teams specializing in this field.

AMD Flute Found in Database; Heart of Xbox Scarlett?

Bart Swiatek, 24 July 2019, 13:51

A Twitter user known as Komachi_Ensaka has tracked down AMD Flute in the UserBenchmark database, which will most likely be the heart of the new Xbox.

Hideo Kojima on Future of Video Games and Streaming Platforms

Paul Wozniak, 21 July 2019, 13:43

At this year's Comic-Con in San Diego, Hideo Kojima spoke about the future of games and streaming platforms. Box arts of Death Stranding, Kojima's upcoming project, have also been revealed.

Sony Claims PS5 is Aimed at Demanding Gamers

Paul Wozniak, 01 July 2019, 00:22

Japanese company Sony has made it clear that it wants to create games for the most demanding players, and their productions will outperform everything we have seen so far. In addition, we learned that PlayStation sees no potential rivals in the Google Stadia project or Nintendo.

PS5 Tested in 3DMark - Results are 4x Better Than PS4

Bart Swiatek, 27 June 2019, 23:11

The results of performance tests of AMD Gonzalo, which will be the basis for the next PlayStation console, have been released online. If we assume the results are true, will get a device that is four times more powerful than the basic version of PlayStation 4.

PlatinumGames CEO on PS5 and Xbox Scarlett: „It's more of the same.”

Bart Swiatek, 19 June 2019, 16:13

Head of PlatinumGames believes that PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett will bring nothing new to the industry. The developer is convinced that more innovation can be expected from cloud-based platforms such as Google Stadia.

According to Devs, PS5 is More Powerful Than Xbox Scarlett

Conrad Hazi, 18 June 2019, 15:33

According to developers who have had the opportunity to work with next-gen console dev kits, PlayStation 5 offers greater performance than Xbox Scarlett. Game developers also point out that powerful consoles will allow the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Microsoft: Xbox Scarlett Won't be Our Final Console

Paul Wozniak, 14 June 2019, 16:24

Phil Spencer, head of the Xbox brand, announced that Scarlett will not be the final Microsoft console. He also talked about the xCloud streaming service and the future of Xbox consoles.

Microsoft Ends Backward Compatibility Program On Xbox One

Jakub Mirowski, 11 June 2019, 21:25

Microsoft has announced that the latest update to the Xbox One backward-compatible games catalog will also be the last. The Redmond giant will focus on refining this feature for the upcoming Project Scarlett.

Xbox Scarlett Revealed - 120 FPS, Raytracing, SSD as Main Features

Konrad Serafinski, 10 June 2019, 00:01

Microsoft's conference on E3 2019 finally brought the expected announcement of a new console - Xbox Scarlett. The device will offer 120 FPS gameplay, raytracing support and several other new features like SSD.

PS5 Fully Compatible with PS4; 120 FPS Possible?

Bart Swiatek, 05 June 2019, 16:22

In an interview for CNET, Jim Ryan, PlayStation brand manager for Sony, shared several new details about the next console of the Japanese manufacturer.

Capcom Makes New RE Engine Games

Adrian Werner, 18 May 2019, 23:41

Capcom announced that there are several unannounced projects in the works that are being developed on the RE Engine, which we could see in Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5, among others. In addition, the publisher assured that the technology is adapted to the needs of the next generation of consoles.

Sony: No More Loading Screens - PS5 Bets on SSD

Krooox, 09 May 2019, 14:13

It looks like Sony is already revealing what will be the most important point in its upcoming marketing campaign for PlayStation 5. This is indicated by another statement about SSD and loading screens.

PS5 Not Coming Before May 2020

Bart Swiatek, 26 April 2019, 15:21

Takashi Mochizuki, a tech journalist at The Wall Street Journal, talked to the public relations department of Sony Interactive Entertainment. The conversation shows that the next-gen PlayStation will not be available on the market for at least 12 months.

Xbox Anaconda More Powerful than PS5?

Bart Swiatek, 23 April 2019, 16:29

According to Ainsley Bowden, founder and editor-in-chief of Seasoned Gaming, the next generation of Xbox consoles will be more powerful than PlayStation 5. The information comes from anonymous insider sources.

PlayStation 5 Launch at the End of 2020?

Christian Pieniazek, 17 April 2019, 15:11

Unofficial reports about the potential release date of PlayStation 5 have surfaced on the web. It seems that the console will not be available in stores until the end of 2020.

PS5 with AMD Zen 2 Processor and AMD Navi Graphics with Ray Tracing

Christian Pieniazek, 17 April 2019, 13:23

PlayStation 5 is going to be equipped with AMD hardware. Sony revealed that console is capable of running games in 8K resolution and even use the Ray Tracing technology.

PS5 Confirmed with Ultra-Fast SSD

Christian Pieniazek, 17 April 2019, 13:10

The new console by Sony will be equipped with a fast SSD to completely change the gaming experience. In addition, the Japanese giant shared first details about the new PlayStation, and also revealed that selected developers had already put their hands on PS5 dev-kits.

Horizon Zero Dawn 2 PS5 Release in 2021?

Konrad Serafinski, 16 April 2019, 12:03

Wccftech found some unofficial information, according to which Horizon Zero Dawn 2 is to launch in 2021... on PlayStation 5.

PS5 and Xbox Scarlett Announcement Soon, Suggests Gamestop CEO

Bart Swiatek, 03 April 2019, 14:33

TweakTown suggests – citing the CEO of Gamestop as its source – that the next-gen consoles are not very far.

PlayStation 5 With Ray Tracing Support?

Michael Kulakowski, 05 March 2019, 23:01

Sony is searching for engineers experienced in ray tracing technology, who are to work in PlayStation lab in London. This, obviously, raised speculations about whether the spectacular technology will be supported by the yet unannounced PlayStation 5.

Xbox Lockhart and Xbox Anaconda Revealed on E3?

Conrad Hazi, 22 February 2019, 23:35

Latest reports suggest that the new Xbox consoles, codenamed Lockhart and Anaconda, are to be officially presented at the E3. Halo Infinite is expected to launch alongside the next-gen consoles, but Microsoft hasn't confirmed this information.

Sony's Shawn Layden Prophesizes a "Post-Console World"

Bart Swiatek, 13 February 2019, 00:02

In a recent interview, Shawn Layden, the chairman of Sony Interactive Worldwide Studios, has presented his vision of the future for the industry and video gaming as such.

Sony Registers a Backward Compatibility System for PS5

Michael Kulakowski, 02 February 2019, 13:51

Sony patents a backward compatibility system for PlayStation 5.

Sony focuses on PlayStation 5, but the PS4 can still get more games

Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2019, 14:27

According to Daniel Ahmad of Niko Partners, Sony is already concentrating mainly on the development of PlayStation 5. The company has a few more games in store, but it is not clear which of the platforms they will be released.

18% of game devs are working on next-gen titles

Adrian Werner, 25 January 2019, 15:09

According to a survey taken for GDC 2019, as much as 18% of developers are currently working on next-gen projects.

Next-generation Xbox with real-time ray tracing support

Bart Swiatek, 25 January 2019, 09:38

According to reports in Reddit and ResetEra forums, the new Xbox may have support for ray tracing technology. Microsoft is expected to tell more details about it during the GDC 2018.

Rockstar hires for a next-gen project

Heros99, 08 January 2019, 15:18

Rockstar India and New York branches are looking for specialists for a mysterious next-gen project.

Analysts: No Next Gen in 2019

Bart Swiatek, 03 January 2019, 18:42

The gamesindustry.biz prepared an interesting compilation presenting predictions of well-known analysts for 2019. According to them, the next generation is not to be expected in the next 12 months, but a lot will happen anyway.

Console from Slightly Mad Studios will debut in 3 years

Bart Swiatek, 03 January 2019, 13:21

Developers of Project CARS work on their own console to compete against next-gen Xbox and PlayStation, 3 years from now.