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PS5 Shortage Drives Increased PS4 Production

Bazowski, 12 January 2022, 12:35

Problems with the availability of PlayStation 5 have been dragging on for quite some time. In order to cope with the shortage, Sony decided to extend the production of its last-gen consoles.

PS VR 2 Officially Unveiled; Specs Revealed

Dawid Wanat, 05 January 2022, 15:03

Sony revealed official specs and name for PlayStation VR's successor. PlayStation boss Jim Ryan personally hosted the presentations of the next-generation VR device.

PS4 Firmware 9.0 Cracked; PS5's Security May be Compromised

Maycuzai, 14 December 2021, 21:55

An exploit has been released for version 9.0 of the PS4, enabling users to install their own software on the console - including pirated games. It should also work on PS5, but due to lack of hardware for testing, the crackers are unable to verify this.

Black and Pink PS5 Now Official

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 December 2021, 20:03

Sony has finally revealed its own interchangeable case plates for PlayStation 5. What's more we're also getting new matching DualSense colors.

Gamers Prefer PS5 to Xbox X/S Series - Survey Leaves no Doubt

Dawid Wanat, 13 December 2021, 16:09

PlayStation 5 has more fans among gamers than Xbox Series X/S. This is according to a survey by DFC Intelligence, which brought some interesting conclusions.

PlayStation 5 was the Most Popular Gift Idea in the US

Przemyslaw Dygas, 07 December 2021, 13:22

Research on gift ideas in the US leaves no illusion - the PS5 is hugely popular.

Retailers Mark PS5 Packagings in a Bid to Scare Off Scalpers

Arkadiusz Strzala, 24 November 2021, 16:22

Japanese distributors of PS5 are marking their packaging to make it harder for scalpers to resell them. One idea is to put the buyer's name on the box, for the buyer's information.

Here's Why PS5 Games Take Up Less Space Than PS4 Versions

Maycuzai, 22 November 2021, 13:04

Some PlayStation 5 games weigh up as much as 50% less than the PS4 versions. PS5's lead system designer has revealed the trick behind it.

PS5 Supplies Uncertain; Sony Dashes Hopes

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 November 2021, 15:07

The PlayStation 5 will remain barely available for a long time to come, at least judging by recent reports about Sony's plans.

PS5 Security Cracked; Sony Rewards Crackers

GRG, 08 November 2021, 15:44

A known cracker has deal with PlayStation 5's security measures and unlocked the debug mode. However, he refuses to share the details, and Sony is happy to pay for it.

Jumbo Jets Packed With PS5 Consoles Have Arrived in Europe

Arkadiusz Strzala, 03 November 2021, 14:51

Sony is showing how much they care about gamers. To make sure everyone who wants to buy a PS5 for Christmas can do so, the company is delivering the consoles using jumbo jets. „F5” keys ready to battle scalpers?

PS5 With Excellent Sales Despite Shortages

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 October 2021, 14:03

The PlayStation 5 will likely beat PS4 sales in first year, even though the new console remains hard to come by.

PS5 Gets Another Performance Update

Agnes Adamus, 20 October 2021, 16:22

Sony has released firmware 21.02-04.03.00 for the PS5 console. The patch weighs in at 913.5MB and introduced only stability and performance improvements.

Sony Tests New PS5 Feature; Sharing Screenshots Made Easier

ZieZie, 19 October 2021, 16:50

Sony is testing a new PS5 feature - automatically sending recorded video to your phone.

PS5 has Overtaken Nintendo Switch for the First Time in the US

Adrian Werner, 19 October 2021, 14:36

For the first time in 33 months, more PlayStation 5 consoles were sold in the U.S. market than Nintendo Switch.

Sony Shuts Down the Production of Unofficial Panels for PS5

Paul Musiolik, 17 October 2021, 17:19

The dbrand company received a C&D letter from Sony, forcing them to cease production of the black side panels for the PS5 - Darkplates.

Sony has a Simple Method for PS5 Scalpers

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 October 2021, 14:10

The PlayStation 5 will be available for purchase directly from Sony, but with some restrictions that may be aimed at scalpers.

Play at Home Reported as Success for Sony; Players Downloaded a Total of 60 Million Games

Miriam Moszczynska, 08 October 2021, 10:48

The Play at Home initiative has been a huge success for PlayStation, with a total of 60 million games added by gamers to their accounts.

Youtuber Stacks Broken PS4s Demanding Right to Repair

Miriam Moszczynska, 07 October 2021, 13:33

An American youtuber stacked a tower of forty-two PlayStation 4 consoles to draw attention to the serious problem of not having the right to repair electronic devices.

PS5 Will Let You Check Out Games Before Purchase - UK Tests New Feature

Bebop, 03 October 2021, 21:53

Residents of the UK can test temporarily Death Stranding: Director's Cut and Sackboy: A Big Adventure on PlayStation 5. However, the debut of the new service has not been without controversy.

You Can Now Run Games on PS4 With Dead CMOS Battery

Arkadiusz Strzala, 22 September 2021, 17:25

The CBOMB issue related to the CMOS battery on the PS4 may have become a memory now. The console with updated firmware enables us to run games even with the wrong date set.

Even Cheap SSDs Work With PlayStation 5

Przemyslaw Dygas, 22 September 2021, 14:53

A week ago PlayStation 5 received support for M.2 SSD drives. It turns out that even the slowest models work well with the console.

PlayStation 5 More Efficient Thanks to Latest Update

Przemyslaw Dygas, 21 September 2021, 13:14

It looks like PS5's performance can be improved with the usual updates. This is evidenced by the recently released patch.

New PS5 as Seen by Digital Foundry; Cooling Passes the Test

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 September 2021, 17:40

The editors of Digital Foundry and Gamer Nexus tested the new model of PlayStation 5. The conclusion? The refreshed version of the console does not differ from the previous ones.

Black PS5 Would be a Good Match; Sony Unveils Pulse 3D Headphones Midnight Black

Arkadiusz Strzala, 16 September 2021, 15:37

Sony has unveiled a new color for its Pulse 3D wireless headphones. As with the DualSense pad, they will be available for purchase in Midnight Black. Maybe a black PS5 to match them will be coming next?

Firmware 9.0 Enables Us to Browse PS5 Trophies on PS4

Hubert Sledziewski, 15 September 2021, 16:51

PlayStation 4 has received system update 9.0, which adds a highly anticipated feature. Starting today, you can view trophies from PS5 on PS4.

Big PlayStation 5 Update Coming Tomorrow With M.2 SSD Support [UPDATED]

GRG, 15 September 2021, 15:35

Tomorrow, the latest and second major system update for the PlayStation console will be available for download. It will introduce significant new features.

New PS5 Not as Hot as Suggested

bachehe, 10 September 2021, 12:48

Thanks to the new cooling system, the CPU in the refreshed PS5 will be slightly cooler, but at the expense of RAM temperatures.

PS5 Exceeded PlayStation 4 Sales in Japan

Adrian Werner, 09 September 2021, 14:10

The PlayStation 5 needed only nine months to cross the threshold of one million units sold in Japan. Thus, the console is faring better than the PS4.

SSDs Tested in PS5; No Major Differences in Performance Found

Paul Musiolik, 08 August 2021, 19:17

Digital Foundry tested the performance of SSDs in PlayStation 5 in PS4 and PS5 games, as well as transferring data between the internal and test drives.

Nostalgic Gamer Repainted PS5 in PS1 Grey - See Photos

Hubert Sledziewski, 06 August 2021, 19:44

A PlayStation fan decided to give his PS5 a little color and painted the console and its DualSense gray. Thanks to this the device resembles the PS1.

PS5 Broke Even and Started to Turn Profit for Sony

Nicek, 05 August 2021, 17:18

Sony has confirmed that the standard version of PlayStation 5 broke even. So the Japanese company has reasons to be happy.

Sony Boasts Impressive Results for PS4, PS5 and PS Plus

Adrian Werner, 04 August 2021, 13:10

Sony has disclosed updated sales figures for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 consoles, as well as the number of PS Plus subscribers.

WD_BLACK SN850 is the Second SSD Compatible With PS5

Paul Musiolik, 31 July 2021, 21:55

Western Digital has confirmed that its WD_BLACK SN850 SSD with heatsink is fully compatible with the PS5 after the recent console firmware update.

PS4 Firmware 9.0 Adds Option to Browse Trophies From PS5 Games

Paul Musiolik, 31 July 2021, 21:37

Sony has released a test firmware update to version 9.0 on PS4, which enables us to preview trophies from games released on PS5.

PS5 Will Support Internal SSDs; Sony Tests New Firmware

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 July 2021, 16:54

PlayStation 5 will finally enable us to add an internal SSD. For now, it's only in beta of the console's new update, but Sony has already revealed what models we should be looking for.

PS5 is Sony's Fastest-selling Console; Decent Results for Exclusives

Hubert Sledziewski, 28 July 2021, 19:26

Sony Interactive Entertainment has shown off the sales figures for the PlayStation 5 console. We've also learned how some of the games available on PS5 are faring, including Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Returnal and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.

Sony „Slimmed Down” PlayStation 5 Digital

Michael Kulakowski, 20 July 2021, 19:54

Documentation available on the web indicates that Sony will begin shipping a new version of the PlayStation 5 Digital console to stores at the end of this month. The changes made by the manufacturer are minimal, but have translated into reduced weight.

Massive PS4 Mining Rig Was Used for FIFA Ultimate Team Coins

Adam Krolak, 18 July 2021, 20:53

What was thought to be a crypto mine turned out to be a bot farm mining FIFA Ultimate Team coins. There's new information on the thousands of PS4 consoles found in Ukrainian warehouse.

PS4 and Xbox One Shortage in the US

Adrian Werner, 12 July 2021, 12:32

There have been big problems with getting new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles and DualShock 4 gamepads in the U.S. for a while now, with most major stores not offering them, or used pieces of they do.

Tons of PS4s Discovered in Crypto Mine in Ukraine

Eklerek, 12 July 2021, 11:52

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) discovered a huge cryptocurrency mine consisting primarily of PlayStation 4 consoles. Criminals found a way to turn it into a profitable business.

PS5 Firmware 21.01-03.21.00 Improves Performance

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 July 2021, 15:44

Firmware 21.01-03.21.00 for PlayStation 5 is now available for download. The new update focuses on improving the performance of the console.

PS4 Firmware 8.52 Available for Download

Szarmancki, 22 June 2021, 18:22

Firmware update numbered 8.52 has been released for the PlayStation 4 console. Owners of the aforementioned hardware did not receive much, but the fact that Sony continues to support it is encouraging.

PS5 System Update Solves DualSense Battery Problem

Patrick Kubiak, 10 June 2021, 13:53

PlayStation 5 and the DualSense controller got a software update. The list of changes introduced by Sony is short, but the update should positively affect the experience of owners of the company's latest console.

Sony Said to be Working on New PS5 Revision; Console is to Break Even Soon

Qskan, 28 May 2021, 14:12

There are many indications that a new PlayStation 5 model is about to hit the market. Last month, Sony filed a patent that may suggest that an improved revision of the console is already in the pipeline.

Sony's New Patent May Enable PlayStation to Detect Your Smile

Adrian Werner, 24 May 2021, 14:10

The patent applications suggest that Sony is planning a system to recognize players' facial expressions and send emotes based on that knowledge. Another idea from the company is to automatically detect when we're not doing well in a game and give us help in the form of video content.

PS5's DualSense Will Get Two New Color Variations

Nicek, 13 May 2021, 19:32

The requests of gamers around the world have apparently been heard. The DualSense controller known from PlayStation 5 will receive new alternative color variants. What versions will join the standard white model?

PS5 Will Be Hard to Buy Even in 2022

Eklerek, 11 May 2021, 18:57

PlayStation 5 is still hard to buy even though it's been more than six months since its release. New predictions have emerged that Sony won't be able to meet demand for the PS5 in 2022 either.

Leak Suggests PS VR 2 With 4K Support

Bart Swiatek, 11 May 2021, 18:37

A leak published by UploadVR suggests that the new VR goggles from Sony will display images in 4K resolution. We will also get a lot of interesting features and improvements.

PS5 May Get Cheaper CPU and New Design in 2022

Nicek, 06 May 2021, 18:53

The previous generation of consoles set a new trend with refreshed versions of hardware and the current generation may continue it. However, no one expected that a new version of the PlayStation 5 with a cheaper AMD processor could go into production so soon.