German Media Markt Presents its Own Concept of PS5
Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 12:30
The German branch of the Media Markt store chain has presented its own idea for the look and feel of PlayStation 5. The designers' concept radically differs from the previously revealed photographs of the developer version of the device.
Removable SSD Like Cartridges? PS5 May Have Some Interesting Patents
Laty, 12 November 2019, 19:36
Sony has registered a new patent in Brazil called „PlayStation Cartridge”. It is highly likely that the new PlayStation 5 will have replaceable SSD.
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.
PS5 CPU May Run at 3.2 GHz
Bart Swiatek, 23 October 2019, 09:33
All indications are that the ninth generation console from Sony - PlayStation 5 - will have a 3.2GHz processor. The editors of Digital Foundry have reached information that would suggest this.
Days Gone Devs are Working on Another Title
Bart Swiatek, 21 October 2019, 10:35
Sony Bend Studio - known for its solid open-world zombie action game Days Gone for PS4 - is working on another title. Unfortunately, at the moment we do not know what project we are dealing with, but most likely it will be a production for PS5.
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.
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.
Layoffs in Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe
Frozen, 10 October 2019, 11:22
Dozens of employees in the European branch of SIE were laid off on the day of the official announcement of PlayStation 5. The decision for the restructuring is explained by the need to unify individual branches of the company.
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.
Horizon Zero Dawn 2 May Be a PS5 Launch Title
Adrian Werner, 08 October 2019, 09:48
New job offers in Guerrilla Games suggest that the team is working on Horizon: Zero Dawn 2. It is speculated that the project could be a launch title for PlayStation 5.
Worldwide Studios CEO Shawn Layden Leaves Sony
Bebop, 01 October 2019, 14:38
Shawn Layden unexpectedly parted with Sony. The name of the new head of Worldwide Studios, which brings together development studios creating games for PlayStation 4 and 5, has not yet been announced.
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.
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.
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.
Gran Turismo 7 on PS5 will be Strongly Inspired by GT2 and GT3
Konrad Serafinski, 04 July 2019, 09:51
The new installment of Gran Turismo is designed to combine the best features of older versions with the capabilities of next-gen consoles. That's what Kazunori Yamauchi, head of Polyphony Digital, says. It is also very possible that the title will support VR.
AMD Patents its own Ray Tracing Solution
Bart Swiatek, 01 July 2019, 10:23
It seems that AMD has been working on its own idea for ray tracing hardware for some time now. In 2017, the company patented a hybrid solution to allow more flexible use of ray tracing. It cannot be ruled out that the variant of this technology will appear in PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett.
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.
Exclusive Single-player Games will be Sony's Future
Sin, 06 June 2019, 15:00
The excellent sales of exclusive single player games on PlayStation 4 show the current needs of players. As a result, Sony's CEO declared that the company would „never stop” creating great productions with an engaging story.
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.
Current-Gen Games Will Run Faster on PS5
Sin, 04 June 2019, 18:42
Sony has shared additional details about the backward compatibility of games that the PS5 is supposed to offer. The software developed by Sony engineers will allow us to play older productions with a higher frame rate.
Rainbow Six Siege Console Port More Likely Than a Sequel
Adrian Werner, 04 June 2019, 13:55
Ubisoft has no plans to continue Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege. Instead, the publisher wants to port the game to next-gen consoles or make it available within backwards compatibility.
PSVR 2 Will Not Debut Along PlayStation 5
Conrad Hazi, 26 May 2019, 18:54
Sony's PlayStation Global Head of R&D, Dominic Mallinson, revealed that PlayStation VR 2 will not debut at the same time as PS5. However, the development works are in progress and we can expect that the new version of virtual reality goggles will be a big step forward.
Sony Shows Loading Times Difference on PS5 and PS4 Pro
Konrad Serafinski, 21 May 2019, 13:09
Sony praised the capabilities of PlayStation 5 and compared the loading times of Spider-Man on PS4 Pro and its successor at a presentation for investors. The results were impressive.
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.
"Appealingly" Priced PS5 Available in Three Versions?
Christian Pieniazek, 18 April 2019, 20:54
Mark Cerny, the chief designer of PlayStation 5, says the console will be sold at an "appealing" price. Some speculate that Sony may decide to release as much as three versions of the device.
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.
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.
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.
Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC and PS5? New console from Sony?
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 November 2018, 14:48
According to an anonymous source, Sony’s fifth generation console will be announced at the end of 2019 and will receive a remaster of Red Dead Redemption 2, which will also hit the PC.
Bethesda says a new generation of consoles is on its way
Maiman, 17 September 2018, 23:04
Pete Hines, Bethesda's head of marketing, confirmed the existence of next-gen consoles, which are successors to PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X. But don't think "revolution" just yet.