Playstation 5: Release Date, Specifications, Price, News & Updates

Playstation 5: Release Date, Specifications, Price, News & Updates

             Playstation 5 Release Date, Specifications, Price: As millions of fans are hugely anticipating Playstation 5, Sony has already revealed some of the first information regarding its next-generation console. There have been also various rumors and leaks which have been revealed in the market and has increased the curiosity of fans to the next level.

In the meantime, Sony hasn’t revealed any specific information regarding its price or release date but we know the PS5 won’t be released earlier to April 2020.

However, we don’t know its name yet but recently its assumed name is PlayStation 5. We have gathered some of the information regarding PlayStation 5 which the fans will definitely like to know.

Release Date of Playstation 5

From a long time, there’s been a big question that when the new Gaming console PS5 will release? Well, sadly it is still not clear as there is no any official news or announcement which will indicate anything about its release date.

Since the year 2018, the rumors have been prevailing in the market and it is still unsure whether it will launch on 2019 or 2020. Some of the experts are expecting Playstation 5 to get a release in the year 2021.

Playstation 5: Release Date, Specifications, Price, News & Updates

Specifications of Playstation 5

The specifications of Playstation5 are as follows:

CPU (Processing Power)

The upcoming CPU of PS5 is going to be very powerful processing power and it will come up with  A variation of AMD’s third-generation Ryzen line, 8 cores of the new 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture as well as 16 threads at 3.2Ghz as per to the current prediction.

GPU (8K Graphics)

Graphics are going to be driven by a custom version of Radeon’s Navi line. It is also going to be the first gaming console to support 8K graphics with a GPU, Radeon’s Navi family variant. This graphics chip is going to support ray tracing, a bit which is commencing to turn out to be popular in movies as well as video games. As per to the recent prediction, the hardware is coming up with 14.6 teraflops of computing power as well as Ray Tracing Graphics.

RAM (Memory)

It is being highly expected that this Gaming hardware will come up with 24 GB GDDR6 RAM + 4GB DDR4 RAM for the operating system

Hard Drive

SSD confirmed for PS5 with greater bandwidth than no matter which thing on the market. Spider-Man running on PS5 hardware took 0.8 seconds as compared to PS4 which took 15 seconds to load after fast travel.

3D Audio

The PS5 is also going to be taking gaming Audio to the next level with 3D audio. This is also going to be built into its custom AMD chip. Cerny has also claimed that you are going to hear the 3D audio through your existing speakers or headphones.

Will PS5 Support PSVR?

The present PSVR is going to be certainly supported by PS5, as will the PlayStation Move controllers. “I won’t go into the details of our VR strategy,” Cerny has stated, “beyond saying that VR is very important to us and that the current PSVR headset is compatible with the new console.”

Will PS5 Be Backwards Well-matched With PS4 games?

SIE president Jim Ryan told GameSpot sister site CNET backward compatibility, as well as cross-gen, are important for the PS5 in order to help players to have a unified changeover.

“Whether it’s backward compatibility or the possibility of cross-generational play, we’ll be able to transition that community to next-gen,” he said. “It won’t be a binary choice about whether you have to be either on PlayStation 4 or next-gen to continue your friendship.”

Playstation 5 Price

As we have earlier said, Sony has not given any statement regarding how much its new console is going to cost, but as per to new reports, the PS5’s price is going to be attractive to gamers. “I believe that we will be able to release it at an SRP [suggested retail price] that will be appealing to gamers in light of its advanced feature set,” said Mark Cerny, the lead architect of the PS4 who is at present working on its successor.

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