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PS5 Returned to Stores and Sold Out Instantly

Paul Musiolik, 22 January 2021, 13:49

The PlayStation 5 went on sale again and sold out in an instant. If you failed to buy a PS5 this time around, you were probably overtaken by scalpers and their bots.

The Last of Us Devs May be Working on Fantasy Game

Christian Pieniazek, 21 January 2021, 12:28

Naughty Dog has yet to announce its next project. A clue as to what the award-winning team is working on may come from work published by its senior concept artist. It's safe to assume that the creators of Uncharted and The Last of Us are working on a fantasy game.

The Last of Us 2 With Record Number of NAVGTR Nominations

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 January 2021, 22:19

After winning major awards at The Game Awards and the Golden Joystick, The Last of Us: Part II restablishes its dominance. Naughty Dog has received a record number of nominations in the NAVGTR poll.

God of War: Ragnarok Devs are Working on Unannounced Game

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 January 2021, 22:00

Sony Santa Monica is preparing for us something more than just God of War: Ragnarok. This is confirmed by a job ad posted by the developer, looking for an art director for an unannounced project.

Unofficial Black PS5 Cases Back on Sale

Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2021, 21:37

The company that sold custom PlayStation 5 cases and had to stop doing so after an encounter with Sony's lawyers, has reintroduced its product to the market.

Uncharted 5 in Development in Sony's Secret Studio?

Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2021, 14:39

Everything seems to indicate that Sony has a yet undisclosed development studio, which will deal with the development of PlayStation franchises. It's possible that the first game to be developed will be the much-loved Uncharted series.

Gameplay From Returnal, a Very Promising PS5 Exclusive

Adrian Werner, 14 January 2021, 15:05

Fresh gameplay footage from Returnal, Housemarque's shooter that's coming exclusively to PlayStation 5, has appeared online.

Ghost of Tsushima 2 is Probably Already in Development

Bart Swiatek, 13 January 2021, 12:21

It looks like the developers from Sucker Punch are already working on the sequel to Ghost of Tsushima. This is indicated by a job offer posted on the company's website.

Ghost of Tsushima Fans Help Restore Historic Monument

Jacob Blazewicz, 11 January 2021, 21:31

A fundraiser for the reconstruction of a monument on Tsushima island was a great success. As it turns out, a large part of Ghost of Tsushima fan community willingly supported the action.

Sony Shuts Down Official Website of Killzone

Paul Musiolik, 10 January 2021, 20:34

The official website of Killzone went down permanently. Players have lost access to their stats from Killzone: Mercenary and Killzone: Shadow Fall, as well as the option to create clans in the latter.

Best Games, Movies and Series of 2020 According to Metacritic Users

Paul Musiolik, 09 January 2021, 21:48

Metacritic users have chosen the best games, movies and shows of 2020. There were no surprises in the most important category - The Last of Us: Part II wrecked the competition.

Sony Ends Production of Most PS4 Models

Bart Swiatek, 05 January 2021, 19:20

Sony has discontinued several PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro models. Only the basic version of the Japanese 8th-gen console will remain on sale.

PS5 Crushed by Switch in Japan; Worst Launch in History of Sony Consoles

Paul Musiolik, 05 January 2021, 15:51

The poor availability of PS5 in Japan annoyed the local gamers. The choir of discontent was joined by analysts who presented sales data for Sony's console, suggesting that the Japanese company has given up its home market.

Best Publishers of 2020 on Gamepressure.com

Adrian Werner, 04 January 2021, 20:47

In the last part of our summary of 2020 on Gamepressure.com we look at publishers, checking which games from which publishers received the best ratings from our readers and editors.

PS Plus in January: Shadow of the Tomb Raider, GreedFall and Maneater

Karol Laska , 30 December 2020, 21:39

We already know how we'll begin 2021 with PlayStation Plus. We'll be getting some really valuable games - including Shadow of the Tomb Raider and a few other relatively fresh titles.

Record Amount of 3.4 Million PS5 Units Delivered to Stores

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 December 2020, 19:56

DigiTimes reports that Sony has shipped 3.4 million units of PlayStation 5 to the stores. This data, although unconfirmed, seems to be in line with the information provided so far.

Sony Makes 3 Movies and 7 Shows Based on PlayStation Games

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 December 2020, 12:48

Tony Vinciquerra from Sony Pictures has commented on Sony's cinematic plans. The company is already working on three films and seven TV series based on games from the PlayStation catalogue.

New PS5 Update Finally Enables Choice of Game Version

Karol Laska , 22 December 2020, 19:49

The latest PlayStation 5 update has added a message that asks users to confirm exactly what version of the game they want to run.

PS4 Pro Disappears From Sony's Store; Most Likely End of Production

Bart Swiatek, 21 December 2020, 13:08

PlayStation Direct will no longer offer PlayStation 4 Pro. All indications are that Sony has taken the device out of production.

The Last of Us 2 Hailed GotY by PlayStation Blog Readers

Paul Musiolik, 19 December 2020, 18:38

The Last of Us: Part 2 dominated the next vote for game of the year. This time, it won on the official PlayStation blog.

How Scalpers Threaten the Development of PlayStation 5

Tom Borys, 17 December 2020, 21:41

It turns out that groups of users wmo purchase PS5 from online stores in bulk can seriously damage the financial performance of the entire ninth generation.

PlayStation Direct Coming to Europe; PS5 Available Directly From Sony

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 December 2020, 20:10

PlayStation Direct coming to Europe. This is evidenced by the job offer for a Sony Store Director (directly linked to PlayStation Network) on our continent.

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo Together Against Toxic Gamers

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 December 2020, 19:44

Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony have announced cooperation in the fight against toxic behavior in video games. The companies want to take action to ensure that „the youngest and most vulnerable players” can safely play online.

PS5 Second-hand Sales Much Better Than Xbox Series X/S

Sodar, 11 December 2020, 17:07

On the aftermarket PlayStation 5 sells almost twice as well as Microsoft's competitors. Almost 60,000 copies of next-gen consoles have found their way to the StockX auction website.

The Last of Us 2 Wins Game of the Year at The Game Awards 2020

Paul Musiolik, 11 December 2020, 16:35

The Last of Us 2 dominated The Game Awards. Naughty Dog's game won in 7 categories, winning the statuette for the best title of 2020.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales Patch Added Ray Tracing in 60 FPS

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 December 2020, 20:44

Insomniac Games has introduced a new graphic mode in Spider-Man: Miles Morales. The final patch enables us to enjoy ray tracing in 60 fps on PlayStation 5.

Community Chose Ghost of Tsushima as GotY on The Game Awards 2020

Bart Woldanski, 08 December 2020, 18:48

Players have chosen the game of the year as part of The Game Awards 2020. The title was won by Ghost of Tsushima, a PS4 by Sucker Punch and Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Project Athia a Two-year PS5 Exclusive; Sony Presents Other Games

Agnes Adamus, 07 December 2020, 21:47

Sony presented a new trailer containing games that are heading for the PS5. Among the featured titles we find Horizon: Forbidden West, Gran Turismo 7, Destruction AllStars and Project Athia. Interestingly, the Japanese company has 2 years of exclusivity for the last of the games.

Parody of Eminem's Song Mocks PS5 Shortages

Bart Swiatek, 07 December 2020, 11:55

A parody of a song by the famous rapper Eminem appeared online. The spot refers to Christmas and ridicules problems with the availability of PlayStation 5 consoles.

God Slayer Kratos Ends Up Reduced to Dancing Clown

Paul Musiolik, 05 December 2020, 22:17

Kratos' skin has been available for several days in Fortnite. Not everyone likes that. PlayStation and God of War fans despair, while others make fun of the whole situation.

Sony Just Released a Firmware Update for PlayStation 3

Karol Laska , 03 December 2020, 20:59

Sony Interactive Entertaiment has prepared a real surprise for the users of its consoles today, releasing a new firmware update for... PlayStation 3.

PS5 Pro May Have A Dual GPU

Paul Musiolik, 03 December 2020, 18:40

A patent filed by Sony indicates that PS5 Pro with two GPUs is under consideration. The console would offer a significant increase in computing power.

Dirty Spots Are Definitely Not The Black PS5 Users Hoped For

Bart Swiatek, 01 December 2020, 17:16

Some owners of Sony's next-gen platform report strange, dirty spots on their console. Worse still, the dirt cannot always be removed.

Single Player Games More Popular Than Ever, Claims Sony's Research

Paul Musiolik, 01 December 2020, 16:16

Activities in PS5 are one of the biggest surprises of the console's system. It is a direct response to the ever-increasing popularity of single player games and a solution to their most common problems.

PS5s Differ in Noise Volume Depending on Installed Fan

Bart Swiatek, 01 December 2020, 13:56

The editors of French website Les Numeriques have put several PlayStation 5 consoles together and discovered that some PS5 sub-models are equipped with a different, slightly louder fan.

PS5 With Record-breaking Launch in the UK

Paul Musiolik, 01 December 2020, 13:08

PlayStation 5 breaks sales records. Information from the UK market shows that Sony's latest console has outbid the great result achieved by PS4 and bested its direct competitor, the Xbox Series X|S.

eBay Battles Offers Selling PS5 Photos

Bebop, 29 November 2020, 19:19

Continuation of the story about PlayStation 5 shortages. This time, unfair users are auctioning console's photos. They hope that those looking for the device will not read the description and make a impulsive purchase. eBay decided to tackle the problem.

Sony Blocks PS5 for Selling Access to PS Plus Collection

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 November 2020, 18:14

Thousands of players have been banned and a few PlayStation 5s have lost access to online features in recent days. The reason? Selling access to games from PlayStation Plus Collection by some „resourceful” gamers.

PS5 Update Removes Spontaneous Game Uninstallation and Controller Issues

Adrian Werner, 27 November 2020, 13:32

PlayStation 5 received update 20.02-02.26.00. Thanks to it, the console will no longer remove games from the drive without our knowledge. Also problems with charging the controller will disappear.

PS5 Shortages Ridiculed in Fan-made Advertising

Bart Swiatek, 26 November 2020, 13:04

A short film, prepared by PlayStation fans, who ridicule console shortages, appeared on the web.

PS5 With Best Debut in PlayStation's History

Adrian Werner, 26 November 2020, 10:24

The launch of PS5 was a great success. The device recorded a better debut than any previous PlayStation family console.

The Last of Us 2 Wins GOTY at Golden Joystick Awards 2020

Bart Woldanski, 25 November 2020, 14:46

We got to know the winners in this year's Golden Joystick Awards. The biggest winner was Naughty Dog's The Last of Us 2, which received a record six statuettes, including the most important one.

Scalpers are Buying Up PS5s; Their Stocks Are Bigger Than in Stores

Tom Borys, 24 November 2020, 19:09

There have been reports of organized groups buying up PS5 consoles to sell them later for profit.

Coil Whine in Your PS5? You Might Look for A Displaced Sticker

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 November 2020, 21:52

Are you having problems with the volume of PlayStation 5? There's a chance that the discovery of Frank Keienburg from Supercell might help. After dismantling the console the developer found a rather unexpected cause of coil whine.

HBO Proceeds With The Last of Us TV Series

Adrian Werner, 21 November 2020, 18:41

We have good news for fans of The Last of Us. HBO decided to order the first season of TV adaptation.

Amazon Customers Get Cat Food and Massage Devices Instead of PS5

Paul Wozniak, 20 November 2020, 21:38

Amazon customers report that instead of the PlayStation 5 they receive parcels containing cat food and toys.

HDMI in PS5 Slower Than in Xbox Series X

Sodar, 20 November 2020, 19:55

Info has come to light that the HDMI connection in PlayStation 5 is not fully compliant with the 2.1 standard and has lower bandwidth than Xbox Series X. Is Sony offering a worse cable, or are the console or its software at fault?

„Other” Takes Up to 100 GB of PS5's Storage; What's That and How to Free It?

Christian Pieniazek, 20 November 2020, 16:14

PlayStation 5 has a relatively small SSD, with sometimes as much as 100GB of SSD being taken up by mysterious 'Other'. As it turns out, there is a simple way to get rid of most of this mysterious data.

It'll be Long Time Before Games Will Show the Full Potential of PS5

Christian Pieniazek, 20 November 2020, 14:07

Jim Ryan, the CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, says that we will have to wait quite some time for games that will show us the full potential of the PS5 console. The developers need time to harness the new platform, and over a hundred million PS4 owners cannot be left hanging.

Marvel's Spider-Man Sales Exceeded 20 Million Copies

Adrian Werner, 19 November 2020, 14:36

Thanks to the CV of Sony's marketing director, we learned that over 20 million copies of Marvel's Spider-Man from Insomniac Games have already been sold.