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PS5's Backward Compatibility With PS1, PS2 and PS3 Unconfirmed

mikos, 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.

Lockhart - New Unofficial Info on Xbox Series X's Smaller Brother

qjin, 28 June 2020, 19:40

New unofficial information has leaked about the Xbox Series S console, previously known under the code name Lockhart, which is to be a cheaper version of Xbox Series X. We learned a partial specification of Microsoft's device.

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.

Xbox Series S May Cost Half the Price of Xbox Series X

Smoczy, 18 June 2020, 13:39

Information has appeared on the web, suggesting that Xbox Series S may cost half the price of its stronger version - Xbox Series X.

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.

Not Only Xbox Series X - Microsoft May Have More Consoles Ready

mikos, 15 June 2020, 13:32

The latest reports suggest that we will be dealing with more than one next-generation console from Microsoft.

PS5 Size Comparison With Xbox Series X and PS4

Bart Swiatek, 12 June 2020, 11:29

An image has appeared online, comparing the size of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Fans have also produced a video that shows what Sony's new console will look like compared to various PS4 models.

Appearance of PS5 Revealed; There Will be Two Models

Bart Swiatek, 11 June 2020, 23:28

During the PS5 presentation, Sony revealed the appearance of its next-generation console. It was also announced that the device will be launched in two variants - normal and without Blu-Ray drive.

PS5 Production Begins

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 June 2020, 21:25

There have been reports on the web of the imminent launch of PlayStation 5. The information was provided by two independent sources and seems to be in line with the May statement of a Bloomberg journalist.

There Will be Enough Xbox Series X for Everyone

Sodar, 28 May 2020, 13:24

Soon after the launch, interest in the new Xbox Series X may be very high. However, Phil Spencer from Microsoft ensures that there is enough consoles for everyone.

PS4, XO and Switch With Record Sales in April in the USA

Paul Wozniak, 22 May 2020, 19:31

The American company NPD shared the results of console and computer game sales last month in the USA. According to this information, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, these are the best April results ever.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Presentations Rescheduled

Bart Swiatek, 21 April 2020, 11:07

In connection with the cancelation of this year's E3, both Sony and Microsoft have decided to change their plans to promote ninth generation consoles and announcements of dedicated games. Some of the events may take place a little later, and others a little earlier - for example in May.

Co-creator of Halo is Delighted With PS5's SSD

Smoczy, 20 April 2020, 12:27

The PS5's technical solutions delight subsequent game developers associated with hardware platforms from other manufacturers. Co creator of Halo considers the SSD in the new console a „huge difference”.

PS5: Fewer Copies on Launch Than in the Case of PS4

Bart Swiatek, 16 April 2020, 11:34

Sony plans to reduce the production of the PS5 in the first year after the console's launch. The Japanese expect that the price of the device may affect the interest of customers.

PS5 Like DualSense - Controller Inspires New Renders of the Console

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 April 2020, 16:03

LetsGoDigital has posted new PlayStation 5 renders. Designer Giuseppe „Snoreyn” Spinelli presented what Sony's console could look like to harmonize itself with the DualSense controller.

Launch Date of PS5 Rather Unlikely to be Threatened

Paul Wozniak, 28 March 2020, 21:26

A Sony spokesperson in an interview with Bloomberg assured Sony that PlayStation 5 launch should take place as planned. We also learned that the upcoming launches of Sony's games should not encounter any delay either.

Launching Games on PS5 is Supposed to be as Simple as Watching Netflix

Paul Wozniak, 28 March 2020, 20:47

Kotaku editor Jason Schreier reports that launching the game on PlayStation 5 should be as easy as watching Netflix. Sony is said to want to make the players more willing to play short runs, not just when they have plenty of free time.

PS5 - Silent Running Thanks to Constant Power Consumption

Christian Pieniazek, 19 March 2020, 21:05

Sony has been extremely slow in revealing the well-hidden cards related to PlayStation 5. The information revealed in yesterday's presentation of this console gives us hope that we will be dealing with a much quieter hardware than PlayStation 4.

Experts Summarize PS5 Presentation - SSD and Bad Marketing

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 March 2020, 17:45

The industry speaks out about the specs of PlayStation 5. Most of the experts highlight the great importance of Sony's SSD, and some people preach of the nonsense of the term teraflop. Jason Schreier, on the other hand, focuses on yesterday's conference itself, which he considers a huge marketing failure.

PS5 - Sony Disclosed Full Specs of the Console

Michael Kulakowski, 18 March 2020, 18:17

During the Road to PlayStation 5 presentation, Sony's Mark Cerny presented technical specs of the new console of the Japanese giant. If we look at the selected hardware components, we find that the device will theoretically be several to as much as twenty percent slower than Xbox Series X.

Analysts: Launch of PS5 and Xbox Series X May be Delayed

Frozen, 14 March 2020, 18:12

DFC Intelligence believes that due to the coronavirus pandemic, next-gen consoles (PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X) may make their market debut later than expected.

Microsoft Will Stream Xbox Series X and Project xCloud Presentation

Czarus, 12 March 2020, 15:08

After postponing of the GDC, Microsoft decided not to give up and announced that its panels will be held anyway - in the form of livestreams. Although the event is scheduled for 2 days and 14 presentations, the greatest attention of the players is certainly attracted by the presentation related to Xbox Series X and Project xCloud.

Xbox Series X Eight Times More Powerful Than XOne - New Specs Data

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 February 2020, 22:22

Phil Spencer from Microsoft has disclosed further details about Xbox Series X. The device will be more than eight times more powerful than the original Xbox One and will be equipped with previously unseen features.

The Official Website of PS5 Launches

Christian Pieniazek, 04 February 2020, 23:36

The official website of PS5, through which Sony has confirmed this year's release of the console, has been launched. The manufacturer also encourages you to subscribe to the newsletter and promises to provide „amazing” information about the device.

God of War Creator: PS5 Will be Revealed Soon

Bebop, 17 January 2020, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

PlayStation 4 Firmware Gets 7.02 Update

AS, 19 December 2019, 22:23

PlayStation 4 is receiving its second update this month, to version 7.02. It is designed to improve the performance of the system. The upgrade is not the smallest, as we'll need at least 470 MB of free disk space. Can we expect even more revolutionary PS4 updates?

Xbox Scarlett May be Up to Five Times More Efficient than Xbox One X

qjin, 10 December 2019, 14:46

We'll have to wait a bit, before the official information about Project Scarlett, the ninth generation console from Microsoft, will be released. However, there are some leaks concerning its specifications, and according to the latest of them, the stronger version of the upcoming hardware is supposed to be even several times more efficient than Xbox One X.

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.

450 Million Sold Consoles Land PlayStation a Guinness Record

Michael Kulakowski, 03 December 2019, 23:45

Sony has announced that PlayStation has been included in Guinness World Records as the most popular home console brand in history. More than 450 million PlayStation family systems have been sold in the 25 years of its existence on the market.

Xbox Scarlett Devkits Still Rare? „Microsoft Wants to Surprise Sony”

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 December 2019, 21:31

Tom Warren from The Verge spoke on Xbox Scarlett devkits. According to the editor, Microsoft has made its development kits available only to few developers, and the development of the platform is much less advanced than in the case of PlayStation 5.

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.

Phil Spencer: „Nobody's Asking for VR”; Xbox Scarlett is Not About That

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 November 2019, 12:38

Phil Spencer from Microsoft commented on the support of virtual reality by the Xbox Scarlett console. Xbox's boss said that the company does not focus on VR at the moment, as this is not what customers expect from it.

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.

Xbox Scarlett Bets on Power, Price and Backward Compatibility

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2019, 11:52

Phil Spencer and Aaron Greenberg from Microsoft commented on the Xbox Scarlett console. They did not reveal any specifics, but assured us that the company had learned from Xbox One's debut and that the new platform would be able to hold its ground in terms of both power and price.

Xbox Scarlett for Holidays 2020; Microsoft Launches Console Replacement Program

Michael Kulakowski, 28 October 2019, 23:53

In several selected countries, Microsoft started offering an installment plan called Xbox All Access, designed for new Xbox One users, with the possibility of free hardware replacement on the next-generation console. Its terms and conditions confirm that Xbox Scarlett will debut in stores at the end of 2020.

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.

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.

PS4 - Firmware 7.0 Launches This Week

Bebop, 07 October 2019, 14:06

Firmware 7.0 will become available to PlayStation 4 users this week. The new version of the software will focus on doubling the number of participants in Parties and making the Remote Play function available on Android.

Microsoft Denies Rumors About 4K Camera in Xbox Scarlett

Agnes Adamus, 06 October 2019, 21:09

A few days ago there were rumors that Xbox Scarlett will be equipped with a 4K camera for streaming content. Microsoft decided to deny these reports. The spokesman for the company informed that no such technology is currently being developed.

Death Stranding - Limited Edition PS4 Pro Announced

Bart Swiatek, 25 September 2019, 11:04

During the State of Play stream, a limited edition PlayStation 4 Pro console model was announced, featuring a visual theme from Death Stranding, the new title of Hideo Kojima. The device will hit the market in November.

Microsoft and Xbox Go Carbon Neutral

Barth Faryna, 24 September 2019, 19:17

Microsoft joins the fight for a better future for our planet and becomes part of the „Playing for the Planet” initiative. In addition, the company announces the creation of the first consoles completely neutral in terms of carbon dioxide emissions.