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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

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.

Phil Spencer Predicts Further Problems With Console Supply in 2022

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 October 2021, 15:31

Would-be buyers of 9th-gen platforms shouldn't expect things to improve. Phil Spencer believes that the problems with console supply will be felt even next year.

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?

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.

„Breakthrough Technology” From Ratchet & Clank on PS5 Could Work on PS3

GRG, 27 August 2021, 15:01

The founder of TT Games shows how Sony may have misled gamers, with a key effect from Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart being possible even on the PlayStation 3.

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.

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.

God of War Creator Criticizes PS5 Pricing and Explains the Problem

Gacek, 15 July 2021, 15:51

Cory Balrog, the director responsible for the latest installments of the God of War series, claimed on Twitter that PS5 prices are too high and should vary by region.

PS5's CPU Soon to be Available in PCs?

Nicek, 14 July 2021, 21:47

Soon the offer of PCs based on AMD components will grow by several dozen models. They will be equipped with the AMD 4700S chip known from PlayStation 5.

Death Stranding Director's Cut Release Date and Latest Info

Iltutmis, 09 July 2021, 09:18

During the latest State of Play, the trailer for the expanded version of Hideo Kojima's game, Death Stranding Director's Cut, was shown. The fans can expect a feast.

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.

AC: Valhalla PC Gets DualSense Support

Gacek, 05 July 2021, 17:33

As of the latest update, AC: Valhalla supports the DualSense controller on PC, giving PC users access to its unique features.

Sony Wants More Games With Cross-play

Hubert Sledziewski, 21 June 2021, 14:38

Jim Ryan, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, wants cross-play features in more games released on PlayStation consoles.

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.

PS5 Sales Exceed Xbox Series X/S in Q1, Analysts Claims

Milosz Szubert, 21 May 2021, 14:45

According to data from independent analytics group Ampere Analysis, the PlayStation 5 sold more than twice as well as the Xbox Series X/S in the first quarter of this year. However, both of these platforms were clearly beaten by the Nintendo Switch.

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?

Over 25 PS5 Exclusives Planned; Sony Invests in New IPs

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 May 2021, 21:32

More than 25 games for PlayStation 5, including plenty of new IPs. That's what Sony Interactive Entertainment's plans look like according to Hermen Hulst.