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PlayStation 5 in New Combat Colors From Sony

Arkadiusz Strzala, 07 September 2022, 10:58

Sony's new design for PS5 console cases and accessories is clearly associated with the military. The camo variant is expected to be available for preorder starting September 15.

DualSense Edge to be the Answer to Xbox Elite

Hubert Sledziewski, 23 August 2022, 20:41

The rumors have been confirmed. Sony is indeed preparing an answer to the Xbox Elite controller. It will be the DualSense Edge gamepad for the PS5.

PS5 Keeps Selling, but Interest in Games Wanes

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 July 2022, 13:42

Interest in the PlayStation 5 is not waning, but the financial results of Sony's gaming segment must be considered disappointing.

PS5 Firmware 22.01-05.50.00.08-00.00.00.0.1 Available for Download

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 July 2022, 11:49

The PlayStation 5 has received another systems update, although Sony has not seen fit to share the official list of fixes introduced by the new firmware.

PlayStation VR2 Approaching; Sony Reveals New Features and Modes

Hubert Sledziewski, 27 July 2022, 20:33

Production of the PS VR2 is expected to start soon and Sony is revealing more and more features of the device - this time we've seeb the „See-Through View,” recording player movements and customizing the game area.

PS5 Was to be Sold With Hidden Defect; Sony Sued

Kamil Kleszyk, 21 July 2022, 15:00

The Japanese company that manufactures the PlayStation 5 will face a lawsuit from disgruntled customers. According to the owners of the device, Sony deliberately concealed its defectiveness when allowing the consoles to be sold.

New PS5 Firmware is Here; ALLM Support Added

Krzysiek Kalwasinski, 07 July 2022, 17:09

PS5 has received an important update. The new feature it introduces is support for TVs that support ALLM technology. In addition, the update improves system performance.

PS5 Pro in 2023 or 2024, Suggests TCL Conference

Konrad Sarzynski, 25 May 2022, 22:10

More reports may point to a release date for the PlayStation 5 Pro, a more powerful version of the PS5 console. The TCL conference mentioned either 2023 or 2024.

New Hogwarts Legacy Trailer Presents Immersive Features on PS5

Michael Zegar, 24 May 2022, 21:25

The new trailer of Hogwarts Legacy focuses on the immersive features offered by the PS5 console, and mainly its controller, DualSense. This, according to the developers, is supposed to be an extension of the virtual wand.

PSN Makes Sony a Fortune; Popularity of the Service Increases

Przemyslaw Dygas, 23 May 2022, 14:13

Sony has shared its financial results. PlayStation Network brings in huge revenues for the company.

Sony May be Working on PlayStation Launcher for PC

Miriam Moszczynska, 20 May 2022, 12:29

Sony is looking for another person for a PC-related position. The job offer strongly suggests that we can expect the PSN platform on PC in the near future.

Sony Prepared First Official PS5 Bundle With a Game

Milosz Szubert, 19 May 2022, 13:44

Sony has released the first official set consisting of the PlayStation 5 console and a game. It is Horizon Forbidden West.

PS5 Firmware 22.01-05.10 Available for Download

Adrian Werner, 12 May 2022, 15:01

PlayStation 5 received a fimware update today. It improves the performance of Sony's console.

Sony Promises to Significantly Ramp Up PS5 Production

Sonia Selerska, 11 May 2022, 14:45

PlayStation makers announce a 56% increase in PS5 production in their fiscal year summary. They're not worried about the decline in PS Plus subscribers.

PlayStation 5 Records Worse Results Than a Year Ago

Adrian Werner, 10 May 2022, 13:30

Problems with the availability of components seem to significantly hamper Sony's efforts. For this reason, sales of the PlayStation 5 console in the first quarter of this year were significantly lower than a year ago.

PS5 Starts to Lose to Xbox Series X in Sales

Krzysiek Kalwasinski, 04 May 2022, 14:12

This year's console sales figures show that Microsoft is coming out on top. PlayStation 5 is slowly losing its leadership position.

PS5 With Better Image Quality; List of Games Supporting VRR

Patryk Michas, 26 April 2022, 11:22

The PlayStation 5 will get a new feature that will improve the quality of displayed games. The update will hit the console this week.

DualSense Improving on PC; New Updates Without PS5

Adrian Werner, 20 April 2022, 14:12

PC gamers can finally update the DualSense controller without using the PlayStation 5 console.

Sony Could be Working on PlayStation 3 Emulation for PS5

Adrian Werner, 03 April 2022, 16:33

Rumors have surfaced online that Sony is working on enabling PlayStation 3 games to be emulated on the PlayStation 5 console.

GTA V Better on PS5 Than on PC; Digital Foundry Analyzes Next-gen Version

Patrick Kubiak, 19 March 2022, 16:55

Grand Theft Auto V is now available on next-gen consoles, as well as a refreshed version on PC. So how does the PlayStation 5 version compare to the PS4, and why does it annoy PC gamers?

Sony May Have Quietly Upgraded DualSense Controllers

Hubert Sledziewski, 14 March 2022, 14:58

The new color versions of the DualSense controller for PlayStation 5 may have receive some major improvements. Interestingly, Sony has not officially announced this.

PlayStation and Other Sony Products Pulled From Sale in Russia

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 March 2022, 10:13

Sony is the latest console giant to limit or suspend sales of its products in Russia amid the war in Ukraine.

PlayStation 5 Gets Another Firmware Update; Overall Performance Improvement

Arkadiusz Strzala, 08 March 2022, 17:08

Sony is rolling out another firmware update for the PS5 - it's now available for download. The description of changes is as extensive and comprehensive as the previous patches.

Here's How PS VR2 Will Look Like

Michael Zegar, 22 February 2022, 20:19

The final looks of the PlayStation VR2 helmet and the new Sense controllers have been revealed. We also learned a bit about the device's ventilation system, adjustable lenses, and how the goggles connect to the PS5.

PlayStation VR 2 Launch Possibly Later Than Expected

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 February 2022, 19:43

As it turns out, Sony is still in talks with Tobii AB to provide one of its PlayStation VR 2 goggle technologies.

PS5 Sells Worse Than PS4; Sony Wants to Release 10 Live-service Games by 2027

Hubert Sledziewski, 02 February 2022, 17:21

Sony has released its financial report for the third quarter of fiscal 2021. From it, we learned that PS5 is selling worse than PS4, but probably still better than XSX|S. What's more, the Japanese company wants to release 10 live-service games by the end of 2026.

Discord on PS5 is Getting Closer; You Can Now Link Your Account to PlayStation Network

Dawid Wanat, 01 February 2022, 12:16

Last year, Sony partnered with Discord, and starting today you can link your PlayStation Network account to the messenger. This is the first stage of the messenger's expansion on Sony's consoles.

PS4 Achievements Swapped for PS3 Ones Fuel PS5 Backward Compatibility Hopes

Michael Zegar, 25 January 2022, 20:08

Yesterday, Internet users reported that trophies from the PS4 were swapped for those of the PS3. Many see in this anomaly a confirmation of the theory that the future implementation of backward compatibility in PS5.

Most Downloaded PS4 and PS5 Games in 2021; FIFA 22 and Fortnite Reign Supreme

Hubert Sledziewski, 12 January 2022, 20:47

Today, Sony released lists of the most downloaded games on the PlayStation 4 and 5 in 2021, showing that the most popular games were competitive-oriented productions - including sports and shooters - as well as the new Spider-Man.

Playstation VR2 Might Hit the Stores This Year

Adrian Werner, 06 January 2022, 17:34

Read about the new reports suggesting a release date of PlayStation VR2 and hinting at the type of games Sony plans for the hardware.

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

Michael Zegar, 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.

Sony May be Preparing Its Own Game Pass; Schreier Reports on Project Spartacus

Hubert Sledziewski, 03 December 2021, 22:05

Jason Schreier reports that Sony plans to respond to Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass service with a subscription codenamed Spartacus in the spring. The offer is expected to be available on PS4 and PS5 and will be a combination of PS Plus and PS Now, as well as backward compatibility.

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

Michael Zegar, 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.

Xbox Series S Sales Exceed Expectations Outstripping Series X

Milosz Szubert, 18 November 2021, 15:41

According to data from analyst firm Ampere, the Xbox Series S console is selling better than its more powerful brother, the Xbox Series X, in „several key markets”. Microsoft's consoles, however, lag behind the PlayStation 5.

Fortnite Most Popular Among PS5 Owners; Sony Celebrates Console's Birthday

Milosz Szubert, 12 November 2021, 17:57

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the PlayStation 5 launch, Sony published a list of ten titles in which the PS5 owners spent the most time. On top of the list was a free Fortnite.

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.

State of Play Returns This Wednesday; See What Sony has in Store

Hubert Sledziewski, 22 October 2021, 20:03

This Wednesday will reveal another episode of the State of Play series, in which Sony announces games to be released on PS4 and PS5. This time we have news about titles created by third-party companies.

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.

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.

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

Krzysztof Kaluzinski, 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.