Sony has finally revealed the first look of PlayStation 5 at the “Future of Gaming” launch event alongside the lineup of games coming to the futuristic gaming console. check out PlayStation 5 release date, specs, games, and more…
At “The Future of Gaming” event, Sony has revealed the design of PlayStation 5 along with new games and hardware, PS5 console comes with futuristic design in a white and black finish, matches with the new DualSense controller, which was unveiled earlier this year.
The PlayStation 5 is launching in two models, the standard model with a 4K Blu-Ray drive and a Digital edition without the optical drive looks thinner than the standard model. As the digital edition does not include the drive, it means that it is cheaper than the regular model.
Sony’s PS5 can be placed vertically or horizontally underneath a TV or monitor like Xbox Series X. The PlayStation 5 appears to include a couple of USB ports on the front of the console. Sony also revealed some accessories alongside the console, including DualSense charging station, Pulse 3D wireless headset, a new HD camera, and a Media remote.
Sony did not reveal the exact release date for PS5, but like the Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5 will also arrive during this year’s holiday season.
PS5 Performance –
- Lightning speed
- Harness the power of a custom CPU, GPU, and SSD with Integrated I/O that rewrite the rules of what a PlayStation console can do.
- Stunning games
- Marvel at incredible graphics and experience new PS5™ features.
- Breathtaking immersion
- Discover a deeper gaming experience with support for haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, and 3D Audio technology.
Sony PlayStation 5 Specs –
|CPU||8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)|
|GPU||10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)|
|GPU Architecture||Custom RDNA 2|
|Internal Storage||Custom 825GB SSD|
|IO Throughput||5.5GB/s (Raw), Typical 8-9GB/s (Compressed)|
|Expandable Storage||NVMe SSD Slot|
|External Storage||USB HDD Support|
|Optical Drive||4K UHD Blu-ray Drive|
The PlayStation 5 is powered by an 8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU and a custom AMD GPU based on RDNA 2 architecture. The custom AMD chip will feature 10.28 teraflops of power using variable frequencies on both the CPU and GPU. Sony has taken a bit of a different approach with its proprietary SSD solution that delivers 825GB of storage and 5.5GB/s of performance.
PlayStation 5 Games –
At the “Future of Gaming” event, Sony showcased its PS5 Games, The event showcased 26 new PS5 games and trailers, from both first-party and third-party studios.
– Spider-Man: Miles Morale
– Gran Turismo 7
– Oddworld: Soulstorm
– Resident Evil 8: Village
– Demon’s Souls
– Grand Theft Auto 5 enhanced
– Project Athia
– Solar Ash
– Sackboy: A Big Adventure
– Horizon: Forbidden West
– NBA 2K21
– Destruction AllStars
– Goodbye Volcano High
– Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
– Hitman 3
– Ghostwire: Tokyo
– Jett: The Far Shore
– Kena: Bridge of the Spirits
– Little Devil Inside
– Astro’s Playroom
The Sony PS5 will also offer real-time ray tracing and will support 8K gaming and 4K graphics at a 120Hz refresh rate. The console will also feature backward compatibility with almost all 4000-plus PlayStation 4 games.
Sony has not yet announced the pricing of PlayStation 5 and its accessories. However, a recent leak suggests that the PS5 might launch with a pretty steep price.