“PlayStation 5” is soon to come
The new generation console still remains a mystery to the world of videogames. Gamers hold their breath waiting for a release. Some spread rumors, some refute the rumors but Sony Corporation prefers to keep the audience intrigued. Before we move on to the main topic and talk about all the innovation the next-generation Sony console is about to bring to the world, let us give you a little reminder of previous gaming products Sony Interactive Entertainment brought in the past. Starting in November 1993, in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, Sony has launched many kinds of video game hardware devices such as PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Vita, PSP, PlayStation 3 and the latest one was PlayStation 4 with its edited versions PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro. PS4 is an eighth-generation home video console released on the 15th of November, 2013. The main characteristics of PS4 include the AMD APU CPU that runs with a base clock speed of 1.6 GHz, hard drive storage size of 500 GB, Super-Speed USBx, HDMI 1.4 out port. The device also includes peripherals such as DualShock 4 wireless controller, mono headset, AC power cord, and cables. These are just some brief features so that we could compare existing 8th generation video game console with the upcoming 9th. Release date. Chief executive Jim Ryan said “ Although nothing is confirmed, we fully expect the PS 5 to be formally announced by the end of the year. This, with a planned release for late 2020”. Based on that, we can suggest that by the end of this year we will know the official release date of PS 5. In fact, we will know the name of the device too, as because “PlayStation 5” has not been confirmed as the official naming yet. Known features. Sony has already released some features that will be used in the new console.
- PS 5 will be set on a specially customized 8-core AMD Ryzen processor with a GPU and AMD Navi architecture that supports ray tracing. This will simulate sunlight to create a fully new 3D effect.
- Display resolution with a width of approximately 8000 pixels, also known as 8k resolution.
- PS 5 will be able to reach a frame rate up to 120 fps. As a reminder, the highest frame rate PS 4 could reach was 60 fps on certain games.
- AMD chip will bring a huge difference in sound in comparison to PS 4.
- SSD (Solid State Drive) instead of Hard Drive which will enable PS 5 to achieve higher loading speed. In fact, 19 times higher than in PS 4.
- Backward compatibility will allow games from previous PS models to be transferred and sustained on the new Sony PlayStation.
- PS 5 will still be able to play discs, according to Marc Cerny, the chief architect of the product. However, he has not given deeper details on it.
- PlayStation 5 will drop alongside PlayStation 5 Pro.