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Nintendo Will Upgrade Switch - Bigger OLED and 4K Maybe Later This Year

Qskan, 04 March 2021, 13:18

As Bloomberg reporters have learned, Nintendo plans to refresh its console later this year. The new Nintendo Switch model is expected to get a 7-inch OLED and a video output that transmits 4K video to our TV.

No PS5 for Christmas, Stock Shortages to Last Until 2022

Paul Musiolik, 24 February 2021, 16:11

Problems with the purchase of PS5 may continue for several more months - until the beginning of 2022. The head of PlayStation, Jim Ryan, promises to improve this aspect, but is unable to promise that all willing to buy the console under the Christmas tree this year will be able to do so.

Rumor: Nintendo Switch Pro Coming Later This Year

Karol Laska , 23 February 2021, 20:19

Nintendo Switch Pro remains a topic raised in the category of rumors and speculations, although all signs in seem to say that any moment now we will hear some official news about the console. Rumor says it's supposed to hit the market this year.

Indian Gamers Go to War With PS5 Scalpers

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 February 2021, 18:40

Scalpers continue to be a nuisance for people looking to purchase PlayStation 5. However, gamers from India want to make life a bit harder for scalpers and have found a way to at least curb their operations.

PS5 Scalpers Attempt to Improve Their Image

Bart Swiatek, 11 February 2021, 18:00

In an interview with the editors of one of the industry websites, the so-called scalpers - intermediaries who buy goods in bulk and resell them for profit - complain about how badly their business has been perceived recently.

Sony Announces PS5 Launch in China Despite Shortages

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 February 2021, 22:53

Sony has confirmed the launch date of PlayStation 5 in China. It looks like gamers there (and elsewhere) will have to be patient.

Sony Blames Lack of PS5 in Stores on Component Suppliers

Adamson, 05 February 2021, 18:19

Since its release, the availability of the PS5 still leaves much to be desired. According to Sony, the main obstacle to increasing PS5 production is the shortage of semiconductors and other components.

PS5 Production Costs Exceed Its Price

Bart Swiatek, 05 February 2021, 17:52

One sentence included in Sony's latest financial report indicates that the Japanese company is selling PlayStation 5 consoles at a loss. The production costs of a single unit are higher than its price.

PS5 With Great Launch Despite Shortages; Sony's Financial Results

Paul Musiolik, 03 February 2021, 15:55

Sony is pleased with PS5's great launch. The console, despite problems with availability and a higher price than the PS4, recorded equally good sales, enabling the Japanese company to earn record money.

Xbox Series X and S Shortages May Last Until June

Paul Musiolik, 02 February 2021, 14:36

Microsoft is warning of availability issues for the Xbox Series X|S. Stock shortages could occur up to June this year.

Nintendo Switch With 80 Million Consoles and Over 530 Million Games Sold

Bart Swiatek, 01 February 2021, 13:35

We know the latest sales figures for Nintendo Switch and software dedicated to this platform. Customers around the world have already purchased nearly 80 million units of the console. Games for this device are also very popular.

Hot Developments on PS5 in Japan; Police Disperse Angry Mob

Paul Musiolik, 01 February 2021, 11:48

PlayStation 5 shortages in Japan are causing quite a stir. Police were called to one of Yodobashi Camera stores in Tokyo to calm an angry mob that nearly trampled the employees.

Xbox Game Pass Has 18 Million Subscribers

Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2021, 14:52

Thanks to Microsoft's financial conference, we learned that over 18 million gamers have subscribed to the Xbox Game Pass service.

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.

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.

2020 Belonged to Nintendo Switch

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 January 2021, 13:41

The past year (although tragic in many respects) turned out to be extremely successful for Nintendo. Switch did well all over the world, and in the UK the console sold better than the PS4, PS5, XONE and XSX/S combined.

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.

Ikea Always Ahead; PS5 and XSX Mock-ups Help Us Choose Furniture

Agnes Adamus, 05 January 2021, 18:29

The Ikea chain store decided to make quite an interesting move - it created mock-ups of PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles. They are designed to make it easier to choose a TV cabinet that will be able to fit a next-gen console.

KFC's KFConsole Said to Offer 4K, 240 FPS and Hot Wings

Eklerek, 23 December 2020, 13:16

KFC, in cooperation with Cooler Master, presented a tasty next-gen game console. The device will offer 4K, 240 fps, ray tracing support and, most importantly, a food warming tray.

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.

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.

40% of New Xbox Users Chose Series S

mikos, 10 December 2020, 13:59

Microsoft has shared data that say that over 40% of new Xbox users have chosen Xbox Series S.

Fan Prepares Impressive Cyberpunk 2077-themed Xbox Series X

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 December 2020, 17:18

User Game Reaper 187 is preparing an impressive custom Xbox Series X. The console will be decorated with panels with inspired by Cyberpunk 2077. The project should be ready for the game's launch.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

„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.

40 Years of Console Hitory in One Picture

Sodar, 17 November 2020, 20:36

One Reddit user showed his gaming experience in one picture. It shows 30 consoles - both the cutting-edge PS5 and Xbox X/S and devices from almost 40 years ago.

Availability Problems with Xbox Series X|S May Last Several Months

Paul Musiolik, 16 November 2020, 23:18

Microsoft has a problem with the availability of Xbox Series X|S. The company reveals the reason and reveals when we can expect normal console deliveries.

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.

Smoking Xbox Series X and Other Issues; Microsoft Investigates [Update #2]

Paul Musiolik, 13 November 2020, 20:10

With the release of Xbox Series X, the first information about mechanical failures appeared. The hottest (literally) thing right now is the case of smoking console. Microsoft is investigating the subject, and we've checked what other problems the users are facing.

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.

Xbox Series X / S With Record Debut

Bart Swiatek, 12 November 2020, 21:18

Xbox's CEO Phil Spencer said on Twitter that the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S have had the best launch in the history of the brand.

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.

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 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.

Xbox Series X/S Launch; Next-gen is Here

Adrian Werner, 10 November 2020, 19:01

We have lived to see the launch of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Thus, the new generation of consoles officially began.

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.

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.

Xbox Series X's SSD Can be Easily Replaced

Bart Swiatek, 09 November 2020, 15:34

The Xbox Series X / S features a Western Digital drive based on a standard M.2 NVMe PC interface. The drive can be removed, which should makes it swapping quite easy.

Xbox Series S Games Are Smaller Than Xbox Series X Versions

Paul Musiolik, 08 November 2020, 19:05

Xbox Series S offers slightly more than 360 GB of storage space that can be used for games. Fortunately, releases optimized for the weaker console weigh much less compared to Xbox Series X versions.

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.