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PS5 Update Aims to Improve Stability

Adrian Werner, 17 November 2020, 19:44

The PlayStation 5 console received patch 20.02-02.25.00. It is to improve the stability of the device and prepare the platform for launch in Europe.

Downloading Bug on PS5 Requires Console Data Wipe

Bart Swiatek, 17 November 2020, 19:12

Players who already have a copy of their PS5 report a serious mistake that can permanently block the ability to download games and applications in some situations. One solution seems to be to restore the console to its factory settings.

What do Americans Play on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S?

Adrian Werner, 17 November 2020, 19:08

Thanks to analytics company Newzoo, we learned what kind of next-gen games Americans played in the first days after the launch of PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

PlayStation 5 in Black; Fans Paint the Consoles on Their Own

Bartlomiej Sagan, 16 November 2020, 14:27

Many people were disappointed when it turned out that the PS5 would be available only in white. Subsequently, some fans decided to paint the console in their preferred color on their own.

RT in Watch Dogs Legion on Consoles Corresponds to Medium-class PC

Paul Musiolik, 15 November 2020, 19:46

According to analyses of available game materials, the console version of Watch Dogs: Legion offers average quality ray tracing. At least when we compare it with the capabilities of powerful PCs.

First Reviews: Demon's Souls - The Perfect Remake

Karol Laska, 14 November 2020, 18:53

Demon's Souls enjoys really great reviews from critics. Sony can be pleased with this launch title, and soulslike players can rub their hands in glee for a great opening of the new generation.

First (Few) Dead PS5s Reported

Paul Musiolik, 13 November 2020, 13:01

Shortly after the release of the PS5 in the USA and Japan, the first reports about the falling consoles appeared on the web. However, there are not too many of them, which gives hope that Sony has made sure the quality of its device is top notch.

Games Available in PS Plus Collection Playable on Both PS5 and PS4

Karol Laska, 12 November 2020, 22:19

It turns out that we will also be able to play games included in the PS Plus Collection on PlayStation 4, but we will need PlayStation 5 to access it.

PS5 Has a Hidden Web Browser

Christian Pieniazek, 12 November 2020, 22:13

One of the features that the PlayStation 5 lacks is an easily accessible web browser. But as it turns out, the console has a hidden application that enables us to surf the web... under certain conditions.

PS5 Launch in Selected Countries; Availability Issues and Crazy Prices

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 November 2020, 15:16

PlayStation 5 has debuted in selected countries. However, it is currently impossible to purchase the console unless on auction sites where vendors set outrageously high prices.

PS5 Re-introduces Wishlists in PS Store

Paul Musiolik, 11 November 2020, 14:51

As predicted, the wishlists returned to PlayStation Store. For now, however, only on PS5.

Cross-gen Games will be Developed for Several More Years

Paul Musiolik, 11 November 2020, 14:40

A lot of water may pass under the gaming bridge before developers stop supporting PlayStation 4. Sony Interactive Entertainment's vice president has admitted that the company actively encourages the development of games for both generations of consoles.

Sony Remembers; Free PS5 for First Owner of PS4 and PS4 Pro

Adrian Werner, 11 November 2020, 14:11

Joey Chiu, one of PlayStation's most devoted fans, was appreciated by Sony. The company presented him with a PS5 along with all its launch titles.

Sony Explains Why the PS5 Doesn't Support 1440p

Paul Musiolik, 10 November 2020, 22:42

The shortcomings of PS5's system are due to Sony's philosophy of console development. Can something change in this aspect? Yes, but there is one condition - you have to inform the Japanese company that there is a need for the change.

No SSD Revolution in PS5; Xbox Series X Loads Games Faster

Bart Swiatek, 10 November 2020, 16:32

Tests conducted by internet users and industry journalists show that, contrary to expectations, Xbox Series X handles the loading of games better than PlayStation 5 - despite the theoretically slower SSD used in Microsoft's console.

PS5 Designer: „It was Supposed to be Even Bigger”

Bart Swiatek, 10 November 2020, 14:33

PlayStation 5's designer Yujin Morisawa said in a press interview that his initial plans were for the PS5 to be even bigger than the device that would eventually appear on the market.

Sony Considered Bigger Increase of Video Game Prices

Agnes Adamus, 09 November 2020, 21:48

$70 for a video game is still not enough. According to Bloomberg, Sony was considering even higher prices. Voices related to the increases have their source among the CEOs of video game publishers.

PlayStation 5 Without 8K and VRR Support on Launch

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 November 2020, 19:49

The editors of Digital Foundry had the opportunity to test the capabilities of PlayStation 5. The following report shows that for now Sony's new console does not support 8K resolution and VRR and ALLM functions.

Account Sharing Will be Even Easier on PS5

Paul Musiolik, 09 November 2020, 16:18

PS5 will simplify sharing accounts with other people. This way we can still share digital versions of games with our friends.

PS5 Interface Presentation; Quicker, Better, but Not Perfect

Paul Musiolik, 08 November 2020, 20:05

An editor of Digital Foundry has prepared a short video, in which he presents and discusses PS5's system menu.

PS5 Will Introduce Gameplay Timer

Frozen, 07 November 2020, 22:10

Sony will introduce a new feature on PlayStation 5: a gameplay timer. This feature, well known to Steam and Nintendo Switch users, will enable us to see how many hours you've spent in a given title.

PS5 for the Lazy; Set Graphics and Difficulty Through Console System

Paul Musiolik, 06 November 2020, 19:11

Further information on PS5's menu appears. Players have discovered an option that few mentioned. The enables us to change game settings directly in the system.

Sony Releases Series of PS5 Tutorial Videos

Milosz Szubert, 06 November 2020, 14:38

Three videos were released on the official PlayStation support channel on YouTube as an introduction to PlayStation 5. The platform will debut in on November 12 or 19, depending on the region.

Sony Confirms No SSD Expansion for PS5 Right After Launch

Karol Laska, 06 November 2020, 11:29

Sony has confirmed earlier reports that claimed the PlayStation 5 console will not offer the option expand SSD memory right after launch.

PS5 Pre-order Limit Reached in Japan

Milosz Szubert, 05 November 2020, 19:28

The official Japanese PlayStation blog informed that the limit of PlayStation 5 consoles that could be pre-ordered in this country has been reached. In addition, it was announced that Sony's next-gen won't be available in stores due to the coronavirus.

PS5 Without Support for 1440p

Paul Musiolik, 05 November 2020, 11:09

Monitor owners who were planning to buy the PS5 will not be happy. Sony confirmed that its latest console will not support the popular resolution.

DualSense Uses Analog Sticks From DualShock 4

Bart Swiatek, 04 November 2020, 11:26

Recently published YouTube video shows that the same analog knobs were used in the controller for PlayStation 5 - DualSense - as in DualShock 4.

DualSense Will Have Removable Front Panel

Bart Swiatek, 03 November 2020, 19:01

A video that appeared on the web shows some new details about PlayStation 5's DualSense controller, such as the removable front panel.

Sony Abandons PSVR? No Support on PS5

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2020, 21:29

PlayStation 5 games will not support PSVR. UploadVR has received confirmation that purchasers of Hitman 3 and No Man's Sky will need to purchase their versions on PS4 if they want to use VR features on PlayStation 5.

Head of PlayStation: PS4 Will Remain the Dominant Console in 2022

Bart Woldanski, 02 November 2020, 15:56

The head of Sony Interactive Entertaiment emphasized how important for the company are the users of PlayStation 4, which is expected to remain the dominant console across 2022. He also suggested that exclusives could appear on the PS4 for several years.

Sony Shuts Down Unofficial PS5 Case Panels

Paul Musiolik, 02 November 2020, 13:13

It will be long before we can buy a black case for PS5. The unofficial panel maker is shutting down the business after Sony threatened the company with a lawsuit.

Watch Dogs: Legion and AC: Valhalla With Native 4K Only on PC

Paul Musiolik, 01 November 2020, 19:12

Assassin's Creed: Valhalla and Watch Dogs: The Legion will offer native 4K only on PC. The console versions will run in dynamic resolution from 1440p upwards.

List of PS5-incompatible PS4 Games Includes Assassin's Creed [Updated]

Paul Wozniak, 31 October 2020, 21:23

Today, a list of Ubisoft's PS4 games that will not be compatible with PlayStation 5 has been revealed. Everything seems to indicate that Sony's new console won't be able to run e.g. Assassin's Creed: Syndicate.

PS5 Will Assist Gamers with Disabilities

Bart Swiatek, 30 October 2020, 13:48

PlayStation 5 will feature a range of solutions to make playing easier for users with disabilities.

Sony Wants to Sell 7.6 million PS5s by April 2021

Karol Laska, 29 October 2020, 19:07

Sony's plans are ambitious and the words of CFO Hiro Totoki prove it. The company wants to make a lot of money by the end of the fiscal year, although it realizes that every sold unit of PS5 will equal loss.

PlayStation App Gets an Overhaul Before the Launch of PS5

Milosz Szubert, 29 October 2020, 15:51

Sony has launched a new version of its PlayStation mobile app for Android and iOS devices. It offers a refreshed interface, native integration with PlayStation Store and extensive remote management capabilities for PlayStation 5.

New Ad Compares PS5 Launch to Conquest of Space

Bart Swiatek, 28 October 2020, 20:34

Sony has released the launch ad for PlayStation 5. It is quite a bold advertisement - it compares to the console's launch to exploration of space.

PS5 Pre-orders Completely Outshined Results of PlayStation 4

Adrian Werner, 28 October 2020, 10:55

The gamers went after the PS5 like hungry wolves. After 12 hours, the number of pre-orders is as large as after 12 weeks for PlayStation 4.

Details on God of War's Upgrades on PS5

Bart Woldanski, 27 October 2020, 21:50

Santa Monica Studio has revealed that 2018's God of War will offer an improved gameplay experience on PlayStation 5 compared to current generation. What resolution and performance can we expect?

PS5 Unboxing Videos, First Impressions and Comparisons

Christian Pieniazek, 27 October 2020, 21:40

The web was flooded with videos from unboxings of PlayStation 5 and the industry's first impressions of Sony's next-gen appeared in numbers, among which praise for the capabilities of the DualSense controller takes first place.

First Custom PS5 Cases Available on Sale

Paul Musiolik, 24 October 2020, 22:02

If you don't like the white PlayStation 5, you can now pay for your own customised case in one of five colors. Nothing stands in the way of having a red PS5.

DiRT 5 Dev: GPU Power Difference in Next-gen Consoles is Irrelevant

Bart Woldanski, 23 October 2020, 19:42

According to the developer of DiRT 5, the differences in GPU power between PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles do not matter much in the development process.

Ghostrunner on PS5 and Xbox Series X in 2021

Paul Musiolik, 22 October 2020, 23:57

Ghostrunner will be released on next-gen consoles in 2021. Owners of PS4 and Xbox One versions will receive a free upgrade after release.

PS5 May Reward Us for Unlocking Achievements

Paul Musiolik, 19 October 2020, 20:30

PlayStation 5 may reward players for unlocked trophies. This was noted in a recent video highlighting console's interface.

PS5 Cooling Will be Improved With Updates

Bart Swiatek, 19 October 2020, 14:10

Yasuhiro Otori, Vice President of Sony's mechanical design department, was interviewed by the Japanese website 4Gamer. This enabled us to get to know some interesting details about PS5's cooling, including the fact that the operation of fans will be adjusted in software updates.

Sony Explains Voice Chat Moderation System of PS5

Adrian Werner, 17 October 2020, 20:50

Sony has explained how the voice chat moderation system on PlayStation 5 will work, enabling players to send reports with records of toxic comments from other users.

PS5 Won't Force Us to Patch Boxed Game Editions

Paul Musiolik, 15 October 2020, 21:29

PlayStation 5 will not force us to update boxed game versions. Seemingly a small thing, but it's good to see that the approach to these issues hasn't changed.

Sony Presents PS5's Interface

Christian Pieniazek, 15 October 2020, 19:32

Sony has unveiled its cards related to the interface of PlayStation 5. The Japanese giant has released an extensive video showing the key features of the new menu.

Burger King's PS5 Ad Confirms Sound on Console Booting

Bart Swiatek, 13 October 2020, 13:25

Burger King released an online ad that refers to PlayStation 5, with sound that is likely to accompany the booting sequence of the console. This matches an earlier leak showing the booting of PS5.

Ghost of Tsushima in 60 FPS on PS5

Paul Musiolik, 10 October 2020, 19:47

Ghost of Tsushima will run in 60 fps thanks to backwards compatibility of the PS5. The loading times will also be significantly reduced.