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God of War Creator: PS5 Will be Revealed Soon

Bebop, yesterday, 12:58

David Jaffe, the developer who worked on the God of War and Twisted Metal series, seems confident that the PS5 will be presented in the next 4 weeks. This is consistent with numerous rumors coming from uncertain sources.

French PlayStation Website: DualShock 5 Compatible With PlayStation 4

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 January 2020, 22:03

The French PlayStation website reported that the DualShock 5 pad will enable us to play on PlayStation 4, and this has again raised hopes related to the rumor of the controller's alleged compatibility with the new console.

Sony Officially Passes Up on E3 2020

Jiker, 14 January 2020, 11:20

Sony confirmed yesterday's rumors - the company resigned from participating in this year's E3. Instead the Japanese company is planning hundreds of smaller events to promote the PlayStation brand.

Leaks: We Won't See PS5 on E3 2020; Sony Skips the Show Again

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 January 2020, 22:46

Michael Pachter from Wedbush Securities reports that Sony is not going to show up at E3. Again. Meanwhile, there are more or less reliable rumors on the web about when PlayStation 5 will be presented.

Cyberpunk 2077 on PS5 and New Xbox? CD Projekt Red: „It's possible”

qjin, 13 January 2020, 22:26

CD Projekt RED once again expressed a positive opinion on the possible porting of Cyberpunk 2077 to next-gen consoles. At the same time, the representative of the Polish company emphasized that at the moment the main goal is to release the game on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

CEO of SIE: PS5 Has „Unique Unannounced Features”

Konrad Serafinski, 09 January 2020, 13:55

Sony Interactive Entertainment's (SIE) CEO Jim Ryan was interviewed by the Japanese website Business Insider, where he pointed out that the PS5 will have unique features we do not yet know about. He also commented on the logo and the process of „switching” to next-gen.

PS5 Logo Gets Almost 5 Million Likes on Instagram and Ton of Memes

Paul Wozniak, 08 January 2020, 14:07

A post showing the PlayStation 5 logo on Instagram has almost 5 million likes. For comparison, the presentation of the new Xbox has not exceeded one million likes so far. Showing the logo was enough for the fans to create a truckload of related memes.

New Leaks Show PS5 DevKit and DualShock 5 Controller?

Conrad Hazi, 06 January 2020, 13:52

New photos of the PlayStation 5 development kit have been uploaded to the web. This time, in addition to the console itself, you can see the new model of the dedicated gamepad - presumably DualShock 5.

Leak: PS5 Pre-orders will Launch in March

Paul Wozniak, 05 January 2020, 22:57

According to unofficial information, pre-orders of PlayStation 5 will start as early as March this year. On January 7, during Sony's conference, we may see the next-gen console for the first time.

Digital Foundry on Console Performance: PS5 Weaker Than New Xbox

Konrad Serafinski, 31 December 2019, 11:25

The Digital Foundry channel has tracked available leaks regarding next-gen consoles. The analysis shows that the new Xbox can be much stronger than the PS5. On the other hand, the device from Sony is to be more affordable.

PS5 With Two Hardware Modes for PS4 Game Support

Adrian Werner, 31 December 2019, 10:45

Reliable information about the backward compatibility of PlayStation 5 has surfaced on the web. According to the infor, the console's GPU will have two additional modes of operation, designed specifically for PS4 and PlayStation 4 Pro games.

CES 2020: Sony's „Unique Vision of the Future” Might be PS5?

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 December 2019, 23:30

Sony has posted an intriguing message on its website. The company intends to show „a unique vision of the future” at CES 2020, which many people read as an announcement of PlayStation 5's official reveal.

Devs Say Making Games on PS5 is Easier Than Ever

Konrad Serafinski, 28 December 2019, 17:16

Developers say that creating games on PlayStation 5 is very simple and fun. This is what Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, has said in an interview with Dengeki PlayStation.

Nvidia: GeForce RTX 2080 More Powerful Than PS5 and Xbox Series X

qjin, 27 December 2019, 11:55

Jensen Huang, Nvidia's CEO, made it clear at GTC China 2019 that the GeForce RTX 2080 is more efficient than the chipset installed in next-gen consoles that will debut in late 2020.

Analyst Gives an Approximate Production Cost of a Single Xbox Series X

Agnes Adamus, 21 December 2019, 21:07

Prices of next-gen consoles, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, may exceed $400. According to Daniel Ahmad, an analyst from Niko Partners, setting a lower price will generate excessive losses for Sony and Microsoft. In addition, he also determined the approximate cost of the production of one copy of the new Xbox.

DualShock 5 Renders - PS5 Controller Looks Great

Konrad Serafinski, 10 December 2019, 13:15

LetsGoDigital has shown graphics with the 3D model of DualShock 5, the controller for PlayStation 5. The first thing that stands out is the small screen on the gamepad instead of the touch panel.

Sony: PS5 Pro in the Middle of Next Generation?

Paul Wozniak, 06 December 2019, 23:57

In an interview for Game Informer, Sony's executive vice president of hardware and operations engineering, Masayasu Ito, suggested that an improved version of the console might also be available next to PlayStation 5 after some time. However, one of the editors of Kotaku reports that PS5 launch titles will not be available on PS4.

Xbox Scarlett and PS5 are Powerful Consoles With Similar Specs

Konrad Serafinski, 05 December 2019, 14:10

Jason Schreier from Kotaku says Microsoft is far behind Sony in terms of communication with the players and the media, but both Xbox Scarlett and PlayStation 5 are supposed to be „powerful”.

Unofficial Photo of PS5 Devkit With Controllers

Paul Wozniak, 01 December 2019, 20:47

Another unofficial photo of the developer version of PlayStation 5 has appeared on the web. It confirms its unusual appearance and most likely also shows the new DualShock 5 controllers.

PS5 and Xbox Scarlett May Use Samsung's NVMe SSDs

Bart Swiatek, 26 November 2019, 10:58

Samsung will probably be responsible for the production of very fast NVMe SSDs, which will be used in the 9th generation consoles - PS5 and Xbox Scarlett. This is suggested by one of the slides from a presentation that was shown at the Samsung SSD Forum 2019 event in Tokyo.

Rumors About Removable PS5 SSDs Were Bogus - Patents Concerned Toys

Konrad Serafinski, 23 November 2019, 15:20

Reports that PlayStation 5 will have removable SSDs have turned out to be false. That's what TweakTown says, which proved that Sony's patents were related with Toio toy parts.

PS5 Owners Will Make Their Own Demos? Intriguing Sony Patents

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 November 2019, 13:56

News of another Sony patent, most likely associated with PlayStation 5, are making rounds on the internet. The company has registered a feature that enables gamers to send their friends game states saved in the cloud as de facto demo versions. Another patent application suggests that we will get access to these 'mini-games' even without the console, directly through the new controller.

Rumor: PS5 is More Efficient in Games Than Xbox Scarlett

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 November 2019, 11:54

There are new rumors about the performance of ninth-generation console devkits. According to a reliable source, PlayStation 5 is currently performing better in games than the competitive Xbox Scarlett.

Leak: PS5 to be Backwards Compatible With PS, PS2, PS3 and PS4 Discs

Konrad Serafinski, 21 November 2019, 11:38

We have more and more leaks about backward compatibility of PS5. Recent reports suggest that the console will read almost all discs from previous generations. In other words: our PS5 will be able to run games from PS1, PS2, PS3 and PS4.

PS5 and Gran Turismo 7 Price and Release Dates; Leak From Reliable Source

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 November 2019, 23:35

There are rumors about the price and release date of PlayStation 5. One PSErebus states that the new Sony console will debut in America on November 20, 2020 and will cost the same as Xbox Scarlett. The user also referred to a handful of other rumors circulating on the web.

PS5 With Removable SSDs? Sony Registers Another Patent

Bart Swiatek, 19 November 2019, 13:22

Sony has registered another patent for portable SSDs/SSDs with the Japanese Patent Office. It seems that the company is actually working on a technology called „PlayStation Cartridge”. It is possible that it will be used in PlayStation 5.

We Know What PlayStation 5's DualShock 5 Will Look Like

Laty, 18 November 2019, 21:58

Today, for the first time officially, we had the opportunity to see the new DualShock 5. The Japanese patent office has published the graphics, which were supplied by Sony along with the documentation. At first sight, the new model does not differ much from its predecessor.

Nvidia Believes it Made Ray-tracing in PS5 and Xbox Scarlett Possible

Bart Swiatek, 18 November 2019, 14:09

Jen-Hsun „Jensen” Huang, CEO of Nvidia, said in a press interview that the handling of ray-tracing in next-generation consoles is indirectly due to his company.

German Media Markt Presents its Own Concept of PS5

Bart Swiatek, 14 November 2019, 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.