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PS5 Commercial - Welcome to the World of Immersion

Milosz Szubert, 20 August 2020, 20:40

An ad for PlayStation 5 was released on the web. It first leaked from Hungarian source, but a few hours later it will was also officially displayed in other countries.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Launch - Leak From Fortnite Turns Up the Heat

Adrian Werner, 20 August 2020, 12:13

Fortnite may has just told us when we can expect the launch of Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Additionally, there have been rumors about the price of these consoles.

Sony Develops New VR Goggles; Not Necessarily for PS5

Agnes Adamus, 18 August 2020, 00:01

On Sony's Japanese website there was an advertisement for an engineer constructing VR goggles. However, it was not posted by the R&D department of PlayStation, which may suggest that the device will not be suitable for PS5.

Xbox's Boss: „Our Goal Isn’t to Outsell Other Consoles”

Bart Swiatek, 17 August 2020, 11:33

Xbox's boss, Phil Spencer, said during the Animal Talking podcast that his company does not want to sell more consoles from competing companies. It is more important to build services that can be used by owners of various devices.

PS5 Will Run Games in Native 4K

Dameredet, 16 August 2020, 16:56

Developers working with PlayStation 5 confirm that running 4K games on the console is not a problem.

PS5 May be Unable to Handle Games in Native 4K

Bart Woldanski, 13 August 2020, 14:32

According to unofficial reports, PlayStation 5 may have problems getting enough performance in games running in native 4K resolution. The PS5 is once again expeced to be inferior to Xbox Series X.

DualSense With Significantly Stronger Battery Than DualShock

Milosz Szubert, 12 August 2020, 17:10

A new photo of the DualSense controller for PlayStation 5 has been released online, showing a battery capacity of 1560mAh. By comparison, DualShock 4 offers about 1000 mAh.

PS5 Said to be More Expensive Than XSX; Weak Spot Discovered

Paul Wozniak, 10 August 2020, 17:09

Insider known as Dusk Golem wrote on the ResetEra forum that PlayStation 5 will be more expensive than Xbox Series X. He also pointed out a weakness in Sony's console, which is to be poor hardware optimization for multi-platform games.

Sony Secures PS5 Exclusives From Other Publishers

Adrian Werner, 09 August 2020, 18:46

According to new reports, Sony is fighting very aggressively for exclusivity. The company is said to have made make such offers to every major publisher.

PlayStation Will Best Xbox Once Again, Experts Say

Dameredet, 08 August 2020, 22:14

DFC Intelligence has published the result of its research on upcoming consoles. Xbox has reasons to worry.

Let's Watch August's State of Play

Paul Wozniak, 06 August 2020, 21:45

As a reminder, today's State of Play presentation will feature games aimed at PlayStation 4 as well as smaller games on PS5. There will be no big announcements for the next-gen console.

PS5 - Rumors of Full Backwards Compatibility With PS4

Arkadiusz Strzala, 06 August 2020, 14:28

Will we be able to run all PS4 games on Sony's new PlayStation 5? So it would seem according to the information provided on Twitter by the user who modifies video games.

PS5 Accessories Presented

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 13:12

The PlayStation 5 website posted additional information about the various accessories that can be bought for the console. These include Pulse 3D Wireless Headset, controller charging station, multimedia remote control and camera.

DualShock 4 Won't Work With PS5 Games; List of Compatible Devices

Paul Wozniak, 03 August 2020, 21:13

Today, Sony has presented a list of devices originally designed for PS4, which will also receive support on the next-gen console - PlayStation 5. Interestingly, the DualShock 4 pad will not work with games dedicated exclusively to PS5.

Rumor: PS5 Controller and Its Battery Life

Bart Swiatek, 03 August 2020, 12:27

According to a new rumor, the controller for PlayStation 5 - DualSense - runs on a single charge 3-4 hours longer than DualShock 4. The hardware is also expected to have an improved touchpad and slightly different L1 and R1 buttons.

PS5 Show in August? Rumors About Next State of Play

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 July 2020, 13:36

It looks like we'll be seeing another PlayStation game show soon. Venture Beat's Jeff Grubb suggests that Sony will be hosting another episode of State of Play in early August.

PS5 - Sony May Soon Reveal Console's Menu

Bart Swiatek, 30 July 2020, 13:00

An industry insider known as Tidux revealed on Twitter that Sony may soon show us the look of PlayStation 5's main menu.

PS5 Will Have its Own DLSS 2.0, Sony's Patent Suggests

Bart Swiatek, 29 July 2020, 11:50

A patent registered by Sony suggests that the PlayStation 5 may use an advanced image reconstruction technique similar to DLSS 2.0 created by Nvidia.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Components Will be on Time, AMD Assures

Bart Swiatek, 29 July 2020, 11:35

The CEO of AMD - Dr. Lisa Su - confirmed that the company's products planned for this year should be marketed as planned. This includes the Ryzen 4000, Big Navi GPU and the components on which the two announced ninth generation consoles - PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X - will be based.

PS5 Activities - New Information on Console-Game Interactions

Arkadiusz Strzala, 28 July 2020, 23:07

A message appeared on Gamereactor, including information about the Activities feature on PS5. The website with the news was removed, but it did not escape the attention of users.

PS5 Will Overtake PS4 Within 5 Years, Claims Sony

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 28 July 2020, 13:27

Within five years, PS5 is expected to sell more units than PS4 over its entire life cycle.

We'll Make a Black PS5? Leak Gives Hope

Bart Swiatek, 28 July 2020, 11:14

Pictures posted on a Chinese forum suggest that users will be able to easily change the appearance of PlayStation 5. The console is said to have interchangeable panels - both in the front and the back.

Ubisoft on Prices of PS5 and Xbox Series X Games

DS, 23 July 2020, 12:26

Ubisoft has announced that their latest games will keep their price ($60) - or at least for now. We also received an announcement of the next part of the Ubisoft Forward event.

From PS1 to PS5, Video Shows How PlayStation Changed Across Years

Arkadiusz Strzala, 23 July 2020, 12:05

A video published on YouTube shows the evolution of the PlayStation family from the first generation to the latest PS5. It's worth seeing how Sony consoles have changed.

PS5 Corners Started Appearing in Electronics Stores Across UK [Updated]

Karol Laska, 22 July 2020, 15:15

On Twitter, a photo was published presenting a special PS5 kiosk in one of the British computer shops. People's reactions are varied.

Spider-Man Miles Morales With Optional 4k / 60 FPS Mode

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 July 2020, 22:27

The creators of Spider-Man: Miles Morales revealed an optional feature called Performance Mode. It will enable us to play in 4K resolution and, although there is no certainty on the latter, 60 fps.

Store's Code Suggests PS5 Pre-orders Will Allow Only One Unit per Account?

Arkadiusz Strzala, 20 July 2020, 16:26

The source code of PlayStation Direct contains a message that only one PS5 unit can be purchased. Does Sony intend to introduce limits on pre-orders of the device?

Games Powered by UE5 May Grow to Astronomical Sizes

Adrian Werner, 19 July 2020, 21:52

Unreal Engine 5 is supposed to offer an unprecedented level of detail. However, there are developers who are afraid that it will result in record-breaking HDD space requirements on console and PCs.

Sony Will Inform in Advance About PS5 Pre-orders

Frozen, 18 July 2020, 17:36

Sony's representative will ensure that PlayStation 5 pre-orders will not launch without prior announcement. The Japanese company wants everyone to have an equal chance to order the device before the launch.

DualSense Presentation; Comparison With DualShock

Paul Wozniak, 17 July 2020, 21:26

A live presentation of the DualSense controller for PlayStation 5 has finished. Journalist Geoff Keighley shared his first impressions of the controller and compared it with DualShock.

Let's Watch First Hands-on of DualSense Controller

Bart Swiatek, 17 July 2020, 10:48

Today is the next edition of the Summer Game Fest, where journalist Geoff Keighley will present the DualSense controller for PlayStation 5 live.

Sony Increases Production of PS5 Due to Huge Interest

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 15 July 2020, 13:34

The interest in the PS5 is said to be so big that Sony had to double the production of consoles to meet the demand.

Price and Pre-orders of PS5 May be Just Around the Corner

Arkadiusz Strzala, 14 July 2020, 14:49

It seems that we won't have to wait long for the official prices of PS5. It might even be a matter of hours. Probably as soon as they're released, the pre-orders in many stores will go live.

Epic Games' CEO Responds to Allegations of Eulogizing PS5

Krzysztof Kaluzinski, 11 July 2020, 18:10

According to Internet users, warm words about PlayStation 5, which we heard from Epic Games devs, could have been dictated by an agreement with Sony. The discussion began after the Japanese invested 250 million dollars in Fortnite's creators.

Polish Store Accidentally Reveals Price of PS5

Paul Wozniak, 10 July 2020, 15:21

Polish PC component store x-kom has added PlayStation 5 to its offer, which enabled us to learn the unofficial price of the device.

Sony Presents Boxes for PS5 Games

Paul Wozniak, 09 July 2020, 21:46

Sony has just officially shown how the boxes of PlayStation 5 game will look like. Revealed images show the cover of one of the console's exclusive titles - Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

PS5 vs PS4 Pro Size Comparison on Video

Paul Wozniak, 09 July 2020, 19:47

Developers of apps dedicated to moving objects to augmented reality provided a virtual scan of the PlayStation 5 console, enabling us to compare the device with PlayStation 4 Pro in AR.

PS5 Patent Suggests Backwards Compatibility with PS1, PS2 and PS3 by Streaming

Arkadiusz Strzala, 09 July 2020, 18:15

One of Sony's patents gives hope that not only PS4 games, but also those from earlier generations of consoles will run on the PS5. The key may be streaming.

Alleged Nielsen Survey Suggests PS5 May be Cheaper Than We Think

Bart Swiatek, 07 July 2020, 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

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 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

Arkadiusz Strzala, 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.