PlayStation 5 – Everything you need to know

The PS5 is launching globally in this holiday season, you can pre-book it now. Here’s everything you neet to know.

The launch of PlayStation 5 is just around the corner. It showed some great potential and will revolutionize gaming for better. It brings the Unreal Engine 5 and the developers even released a gameplay video based on Unreal Engine 5. 

Let’s get down to the other things you need to know about the 2020 launch of PS5.

Sony has disclosed the design of PS 5, it is one of the most exciting console launches that we have experienced in years. Sony has discoled many things about the PS5 like the DualSense controller and certain games. and the official website is live now. Sony also revealed an Unreal Engine 5 gameplay running on the system, it was not a full game but the technical specs of the console will be approaching photorealism.

The PS5 stands vertically on your desk like the XBox Series X. The PS5 will come in two variants one with 4K Blu-ray drive and a pure Digital Edition, the optical drive variant is thinner than the regular model because of the removal of the drive. 

Sony has not revealed the price and the exact date of launch of PS5, they just revealed the design of it in a live stream. The removal of the disc should result in the downfall of the price of the Digital Edition of PS5, 

The PS5 can be placed both vertically and horizontally. The stand of PS5 works for both orientation and Sony has revealed a slightly different stand for Digital Edition of the PS5. The top of PS5 is for heat dissipation, with USB-A and USB-C ports at the front.

dual sense charging station

Sony created a number of accessories for the PS5 including a DualSense Charging Station, a new HD camera, a Pulse 3D wireless headset and a media remote. The launch date for any of the accessories has not been announced by Sony.

Just like Microsoft, Sony is also disclosing the information about its next-generation console PS5 in recent months. The console will arrive in the holiday season and it is powered by an eight core AMD Zen 2 CPU and a custom AMD RDNA 2 based GPU. Sony announced the PS5 specs back in March 2020, the custom AMD chips will provide 10.28 teraflops of power using variable frequencies on both the GPU and CPU.

Sony is also using a solution to boost the load times for games by evolving the SSD. The SSD will provide 825GB of storage and 5.5GB/s of performance.  To get the full use of the read speeds of the SSD Sony reuires gamers to install all of the games on internal SSD. The PS5 will support 8K graphics and 4K graphics at 120Hz refresh rate and 3D audio.

PS5 dual sense controller

The Dual Sense Controller by Sony was announced on April 7th, it will feature adaptive triggers, haptic feedback and a new create button designed to share gameplay videos or any type of content. Just like the controllers of PS series the Dual Shock the D-Pad and buttons will be on the top and the analog stick of the controller’s will be on the bottom. The DualSense will also feature a touchpad which is mounted in the center and a redesigned light bar that can be seen on each side of touchpad.

The PlayStation 5 will support more than 4000 titles of PS4 that exist today. “We’re expecting backward compatible titles will run at a boosted frequency on PS5 so that they can benefit from higher or more stable frame rates and potentially higher resolutions,” Sony said in March. Acc0rding to Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will be released for PS5 this holiday season.

There are plenty more to come about the PS5 and the games that will be releasing. We will keep you updated.

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