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Alleged Nielsen Survey Suggests PS5 May be Cheaper Than We Think

Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 12:53

A survey by Nielsen analytics company published on Reddit suggests that PlayStation 5 will cost as little as $435, while the Digital Edition will be $100 cheaper.

PS5 / XSX Games May be More Expensive; Large Publishers Consider Price Increases

Bart Swiatek, 03 July 2020, 13:38

2K intends to sell NBA 2K21 on PS5 / XSX for $10 more than the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. Analysts from IDG Consulting report that other publishers are also considering increasing prices of next-gen console games.

PS5's Backward Compatibility With PS1, PS2 and PS3 Unconfirmed

mikos, 01 July 2020, 12:45

Sony focuses on making as many PS4 games as possible compatible with PS5, but remains silent about older platforms.

Epic Games Engineer on PS5: A Masterpiece of System Design"

Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 10:54

Two employees of Epic Games - Vice President of Engineering, Nick Penwarden, and Kim Liberi's Chief Technology Officer - have complimented the power and capabilities of PS5.

PS5 Concepts Inspired by Cyberpunk 2077, Ghost of Tsushima and Horizon Forbidden West

Bart Swiatek, 29 June 2020, 12:20

Several fan-made visualizations appeared on the web, presenting fictional collector's editions of PS5, inspired by Cyberpunk 2077, Horizon: Forbidden West and Ghost of Tsushima.

PS5 Interface? Patents Show Sony's New Solutions

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 June 2020, 21:25

There are two of Sony's patents that can be associated with PlayStation 5, which appeared on the web. These concern the user interface and suggest that the console will improve the use of multiple applications at once.

PS5 - Factory Photo Suggests Console's Actual Size

Paul Wozniak, 21 June 2020, 16:43

A photo of Sony's factory workers has appeared on the web, where one of them is most likely holding a PlayStation 5, so we can see the theoretical size of the device.

Microsoft's Ex-employee: No Way PS5 Would Cost More Than $499

Sodar, 19 June 2020, 16:46

According to former Microsoft's Xbox Executive Director Albert Penello, PlayStation 5 shouldn't cost more than $499.

Free Upgrades for PS5 Games - Sony Doesn't Have Its Own Smart Delivery

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 June 2020, 22:28

Sony Japan announced the company's position on free upgrades for PlayStation 5 games. The company does not prepare a program in the vein of Microsoft's Smart Delivery, and will leave the decision on such free upgrades to the publishers.

Ori Dev on PS5 and Xbox Series X SSDs: „1 TB is Too Small”

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 June 2020, 22:14

Thomas Mahler, Executive Director of the Ori series, commented on SSDs mounted in PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X console. The creator at Moon Studios did not fail to mention the advantages of Sony's and Microsoft's SDDs, but expressed his disappointment with only 1TB of storage.

Enjoy Some Nice Themed PS5 - or Make Your Own

Bart Swiatek, 16 June 2020, 12:18

A number of visualisations have been released online to showcase the possible looks of the themed PlayStation 5 models. They refer to many of the existing and announced games, including Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Assassin's Creed: Valhalla and The Last of Us: Part II.

PS5 in Amazon - Leaked Price Captured on Screenshots

Bart Swiatek, 16 June 2020, 11:38

There have been further leaks regarding the price of PS5. This time the source is the French website of Amazon - according to the information provided on it, Sony's new console will cost a bit more than than the PS4.

PS5's User Interface Will not Resemble That of PS4

Adrian Werner, 15 June 2020, 14:52

All indications are that the user interface offered by PlayStation 5 will be very different from what the PS4 offers.

Analysts: PS5 Sales Will be Much Better Than Those of Xbox Series X

Bart Swiatek, 15 June 2020, 12:59

Ampere Analysis prepared a report, according to which the PS5 will sell much better than Xbox Series X. In their opinion, Sony will sell 66 million units of its new console, while Microsoft's device will only reach 37 million players. The reason for PlayStation 5's victory in the battle for the ninth generation is... the current dominance of the PS4.

PS5's Reveal is Now the Most Popular Gaming Stream on YouTube

Agnes Adamus, 13 June 2020, 15:00

The Future of Gaming presentation took place on Thursday. During the presentation the appearance of the PS5 console was revealed. As it turns out, the event met with great interest from the community, and the broadcast from the show itself was the most watched gaming stream in YouTub's history.

Revealed PS5 Game Lineup - Exclusives and PC / Xbox Series X Releases

Adrian Werner, 12 June 2020, 12:11

We looked at the games shown yesterday at the PlayStation 5 presentation and checked which will be available exclusively on PS5 and which also on other platforms, including PC and Xbox Series X.

PS5 - Reaction Memes

Sodar, 12 June 2020, 11:40

During yesterday's presentation, Sony revealed the appearance of PlayStation 5. The very original design of the console has resulted in a flood of memes on the internet. Here are the most interesting of them in our opinion.

PS5 Size Comparison With Xbox Series X and PS4

Bart Swiatek, 12 June 2020, 11:29

An image has appeared online, comparing the size of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Fans have also produced a video that shows what Sony's new console will look like compared to various PS4 models.

Here's a Showcase of Official PS5 Accessories

Adrian Werner, 12 June 2020, 11:20

During The Future of Gaming, Sony revealed official PlayStation 5 accessories such as a pad charging station, camera, headphones and remote control.

PS5 The Future of Gaming Presentation Summary

Frozen, 12 June 2020, 00:41

Here's a complete Summary of today's PS5 The Future of Gaming presentation, during which the Japanese company presented the console and its games.

Appearance of PS5 Revealed; There Will be Two Models

Bart Swiatek, 11 June 2020, 23:28

During the PS5 presentation, Sony revealed the appearance of its next-generation console. It was also announced that the device will be launched in two variants - normal and without Blu-Ray drive.

Square Enix Announces Project Athia as PS5 Exclusive

Bart Swiatek, 11 June 2020, 22:31

During the presentation of PS5 game lineup, Square Enix revealed Project Athia - a title created by Luminous Productions, aimed exclusively at Sony's next-gen console.

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Coming to PS5

Paul Wozniak, 11 June 2020, 22:28

At today's Sony presentation, we learned that Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart will hit PS5. So far we have not learned the game's release date.

Gran Turismo 7 Announced, New Gameplay From PS5

Adrian Werner, 11 June 2020, 22:25

Sony and Polyphony Digital announced Gran Turismo 7. We were shown a game trailer and first gameplay video.

Spiderman Miles Morales on PS5 Later This Year

Christian Pieniazek, 11 June 2020, 22:18

The first game created by Insomniac Games for PlayStation 5 will be Spider-Man: Miles Morales. The game will debut later this year as a launch title of the new platform of the Japanese giant.

Rumor: PS5 with 2TB SSD for 760 Dollars

Michael Kulakowski, 10 June 2020, 22:05

The British Amazon was about to launch a product page for PlayStation 5 with a 2TB SSD. The device was priced at £599.99. The information may be an error on the store's part just before tomorrow's presentation.

God of War 2 During PS5 Event? Devs Confirm Presence

Bart Swiatek, 10 June 2020, 12:32

It seems that during Thursday's presentation of PS5 game lineup we may see the trailer of the new installment of God of War. Developer from Sony Santa Monica studio confirmed that his company is involved in the event.

PS5 Presentation Will Not Feature Games in 4K

Bart Swiatek, 09 June 2020, 09:44

Thursday's PlayStation 5 game lineup presentation will be streamed in 1080p and 30 fps. Sid Shuman from Sony Interactive Entertainment ensures that the games presented during the event will look even better on a 4K TV, but the resolution limitation made it easier to prepare the event during the pandemic.

PS5 Production Begins

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 June 2020, 21:25

There have been reports on the web of the imminent launch of PlayStation 5. The information was provided by two independent sources and seems to be in line with the May statement of a Bloomberg journalist.

PS5 Show Rescheduled to June 11

Michael Kulakowski, 08 June 2020, 20:43

PlayStation 5 presentation, which was canceled last week, was postponed to June 11. During the presentation, we should see the new console and its game lineup, including unannounced exclusive titles.

PS5 Can do Things „Impossible on Other Hardware”

Bart Swiatek, 08 June 2020, 13:27

A developer who has worked at Sony claims that the incredible speed of the PS5's SSD enables the console to do things that cannot be done on other platforms. However, in his opinion, the biggest leap forward in the next generation will be that both the PS5 and Xbox Series X will be equipped with an SSD by default.

Gran Turismo 7 on PS5 - Sony Ready for an Announcement

Adrian Werner, 08 June 2020, 11:32

Recent trademark registrations by Sony's Argentinean branch suggest that the company is preparing to announce Gran Turismo 7 on PlayStation 5.

PS5 Devkit is One Hot Beast to Need Six Fans

Sodar, 05 June 2020, 13:55

A patent published yesterday revealed the cooling system of PlayStation 5's devkit. It consists of six fans and a steam chamber. Will a similar system dissipate heat in the final version?

PS5's SSD Too Fast for Unreal Engine 5, Forces Code Modifications

Sodar, 04 June 2020, 11:37

The speeds provided by the SSD on the PS5 required changes to Unreal Engine 5's code. Epic Games has modified the I/O areas to allow for faster data transfer.

Decision to Delay PS5 Game Presentation is Adored on Twitter

Milosz Szubert, 03 June 2020, 13:05

The information about the postponement of Sony's online event, originally scheduled for this Thursday, published on Twitter collected nearly 537 thousand likes in less than two days. This makes it the most „liked” post related to digital entertainment on the website.

Tim Sweeney Comments on PS5 vs. PC SDD Contest

Bart Swiatek, 02 June 2020, 15:41

In response to a question asked by a Internet user, Tim Sweeney - the head of Epic Games - once again reiterated that the SSD of the PS5 console will be faster than technology used in PCs.

Concerns About Price of PS5: „If it's Over $500 I'd Rather Upgrade My PC”

Bart Swiatek, 02 June 2020, 15:20

Many players are worried whether Sony will set the price of the PS5 at a level that would match their expectations. For some people, having to buy a console that costs more than $450 or $500 is a no-go, indicating that a PC upgrade is a better option.

Sony Postpones PS5 Game Lineup Presentation

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 June 2020, 21:21

Sony has announced the postpone of Thursday's PlayStation 5 games show. The reason seems to be the situation in the USA.

PS5's SSD Won't be the Fastest - PCs Got Something Better

Bart Swiatek, 01 June 2020, 11:42

Although Sony pitches PlayStation 5's SSD as a real breakthrough, it turns out that there is already technology available on the PCs that offers more than twice of its data reading speed. But there's a catch.

PS5 Show Still on Schedule, Despite Concerns About Situation in USA

Bart Swiatek, 01 June 2020, 11:26

Some PlayStation fans are concerned that the presentation of PS5 games will not take place on schedule due to the riots that are taking place in the USA. A tweet published by Sony's Shuhei Yoshida suggests the event will go ahead as planned, but the company hasn't confirmed anything ultimately.

The Sims 5, Dragon Age 4, BF 6 and 35 Other Games Will Go to PS5

Czarus, 31 May 2020, 22:13

Scans from the latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine UK are making rounds on the web. They show a list of 38 games that will be released on the PS5. The list includes The Sims 5, Dragon Age 4, BF 6 and Sniper Elite 5.

Sony Suggests PS5 Exclusives Will Not Have PS4 Versions

Paul Wozniak, 29 May 2020, 21:26

Sony's president, Jim Ryan gave an interview to gamesindustry.biz, from which we learn that the company believes that the next-generation console should offer the players a unique experience that they won't get anywhere else. In addition to the features of the device itself, this may include exclusive titles.

Compatibility With PS5 Will Soon be a Must for Every New PS4 Game

Paul Wozniak, 29 May 2020, 21:12

Sony informed developers that new games developed for PS4 will have to be compatible with PS5. In addition, future patches and remasters will also have to be fully compatible with the next-generation device.

Sony Announces PS5 Game Show Next Week

Paul Wozniak, 29 May 2020, 20:59

Sony has just announced a planned event, during which the company will showcase game line up its next generation console - PlayStation 5.

PS5 Fans Fear for Backward Compatibility

Bart Swiatek, 29 May 2020, 13:01

A recent discovery suggests that Sony plans to make a change to the PS5 website. A sentence that may be added would suggest that backward compatibility will be limited to a „back catalog”, which will grow with software updates.

Jason Schreier: Sony May Reveal PS5 Next Week

qjin, 27 May 2020, 19:29

Jason Schreier informed, via Bloomberg, that next week Sony may plan a special conference on the next-gen console PS5. The date of the event is subject to change.

PS5's SSD Will be 100 Times Faster Than HDD on PS4

Bart Swiatek, 22 May 2020, 11:23

PlayStation 5's SSD is expected to be a hundred times faster than the disk used in PlayStation 4, and Sony considers this technology essential to achieving higher levels of immersion in games.

Sony: „PS5 Game Lineup Coming Soon”

Paul Wozniak, 20 May 2020, 15:13

During a recent investor meeting, Sony officially announced that it will soon be presenting titles for PlayStation 5.

PS5 - DualSense's Vibrations Will let Us Feel Raindrops

Bart Swiatek, 19 May 2020, 11:33

According to developer Mike Bithell - creator of Thomas Was Alone - the DualSense pad for the PS5 will enable the player to „feel the raindrops”.

Rumor: Sony Will Show PS5 Games in June

Bart Swiatek, 19 May 2020, 10:48

According to the latest reports, at the beginning of June, Sony plans to organize an online event dedicated to PS5 game. It's possible that this is when we will also see the console itself.