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
EnVakker, 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
Musiol, 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]
Musiol, 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
Musiol, 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
Musiol, 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
Musiol, 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
Musiol, 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.
PS5 for the Lazy; Set Graphics and Difficulty Through Console System
Musiol, 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 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
Musiol, 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.
Head of PlayStation: PS4 Will Remain the Dominant Console in 2022
qjin, 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.
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.
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
Musiol, 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
qjin, 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.
Xbox Series X Temperatures More Than Satisfactory
Bart Swiatek, 16 October 2020, 13:39
Tests by VentureBeat indicate that the Xbox Series X heats noticeably less than current generation consoles: Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro.
PS5 Won't Force Us to Patch Boxed Game Editions
Musiol, 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.
Xbox Series X's Quick Resume Works Better Than Expected
Musiol, 15 October 2020, 17:02
The Quick Resume option works better than we expected. We won't have to worry about a power failure anymore.
Next-gen Interface Now Available on Xbox Consoles
Musiol, 15 October 2020, 14:05
The new interface of Xbox is now available on all devices. The official store has also been refreshed and works much better.
First Unboxing Video of Xbox Series X
Jacob Blazewicz, 12 October 2020, 21:18
A video showing the unboxing of the Xbox Series X console has appeared on YouTube. We also received a de facto confirmation that the first copies of the new Xbox are already in stores.
SEGA Pitches Dreamcast Mini
Musiol, 08 October 2020, 22:11
SEGA is thinking about creating the Dreamcaster Mini. However, if the iconic device really is to get a new version, we will have to wait for it a little bit.
PS5 Will Support M.2 SSDs of All Sizes
Adrian Werner, 08 October 2020, 10:00
It turns out that the PS5 will offer great freedom in choosing additional SSDs. The console will support devices in four most popular sizes available on the market.
PS5 Teardown Reveals Massive Cooling Unit
Musiol, 07 October 2020, 20:06
Sony presented a video in which a PlayStation 5 unit is being dismantled. We can see the construction of the device, an extensive cooling system and the place where we will insert an additional M.2 NVMe drive.
Xbox Series X Said to Load Older Games in 8 Seconds
Musiol, 07 October 2020, 12:06
Xbox Series X will launch games from older consoles in just a few seconds. All this without any additional optimization or patches. Simply insert the game into the drive or run it from the console.
PS5 Will Launch Without Full Tempest 3D AudioTech Support
Michael Kulakowski, 06 October 2020, 23:21
Sony has confirmed that to experience Tempest 3D AudioTech surround technology on the PS5, we need to get headphones. Heavily advertised surround feature, said to increase game immersion, will be available in TV speakers only in unspecified future.
PS5 Close-ups and a Batch of New Info
Musiol, 04 October 2020, 22:45
After the Japanese show of PlayStation 5 we learned some important information about the console. It also showed a selection of games and enabled us to take a closer look at the device.
PS5 Can Store Up to 8 Games on the SSD
Musiol, 04 October 2020, 18:10
An unconfirmed leak indicates that there will be 664GB of storage left on PlayStation 5 from the declared 825GB. This gives us approximately 8 large games.
Analyst: Sony Blew it With Cheaper PS5 Model
Musiol, 03 October 2020, 22:10
According to analyst Michael Pachter, Sony's idea to launch two PS5 models was ill-conceived. This move is said to backfire as soon as on the day of console's launch.
Xbox Series X and S Will Enable Us to Partially Remove Games
Frozen, 03 October 2020, 21:18
Xbox Series X and S consoles will have an optional function to remove selected fragments of games from our hard drive. This is to help save space in the extremely limited storage of both devices.
Problems With PS5 Availability
mikos, 02 October 2020, 14:05
Disturbing news about PS5 is coming to us from all over the world. Many stores inform customers that they will not be able to complete all pre-orders.
Microsoft Plans Further Console Models After Xbox Series X/S
Agnes Adamus, 28 September 2020, 20:53
Phil Spencer has no intention to stop developing new consoles. According to the head of the Xbox department, the increasingly popular streaming services will not make Microsoft resign from working on new Xbox models in the coming years. This means that XSX and XSS will have successors.
First Impressions: Xbox Series X
Jacob Blazewicz, 28 September 2020, 20:44
Journalists shared their first impressions of using the Xbox Series X console. The tests were somewhat limited, but have left a positive impression of Microsoft's new platform on the participants.
Extra Storage for Xbox Series X / S is Quite Pricey
Musiol, 25 September 2020, 10:03
We have learned the price of storage expansion cards for Xbox Series S|X. 1 TB of additional disk space will cost us almost as much as a new console.
Xbox One X Sales Increase, Possibly Due to Similarity to Xbox Series X
Bart Swiatek, 23 September 2020, 13:20
After the launch of pre-orders for Xbox Series X / Series S, sales of the eighth generation console - Xbox One X - increased noticeably. According to some, the reason for this state of affairs may be a confusing naming, although the situation can also be explained by other things.