Playstation 5 – PS5

What is PS5 ?

Sony Interactive Entertainment developed Playstation 5(PS5) which is a home video game consol. Sony announced in 2019 that PS5 will be the successor to the PlayStation 4. Australia, Japan, New Zealand, North America, Singapore, and South Korea released PS5 on November 12, 2020.

However, in November 19, 2020 onwards ps5 appeared in major markets except China and India. The Playstation 5 platform has two variants: a base model and the Digital Edition. The base model has an Ultra HD Blu-ray-compatible optical disc drive while the Digital Edition lacks this drive. However, this serves as a lower-cost model for those who prefer to buy games through digital download.

The PlayStation 5’s main features include;

Solid-state drive customised for high-speed data streaming to enable significant improvements in storage performance.

-An AMD GPU capable of 4K resolution which displays at up to 120 frames per second.

-Hardware-accelerated ray tracing for realistic lighting and reflections.

-The Tempest Engine allowing for 3D audio effects, and backward compatibility with most PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games.


Each PlayStation 5 console comes pre-installed with Astro’s Playroom, a game designed to serve as a demonstration of the DualSense controller. Games are not region-locked, so games purchased in one region can be played on consoles in all regions.

Sony announced its concurrent responsibilities of supporting the PlayStation 4 community, and embracing the PlayStation 5 as a major technological advancement. In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Ryan stated “We have always said that we believe in generations. We believe that when you go to all the trouble of creating a next-gen console, that it should include features and benefits that the previous generation does not include.

However, in our view, people should make games that can make the most of those features.” Discussing the capabilities of the DualSense controller with Geoff Keighley. General manager Eric Lempel affirmed that Sony “want[s] to evolve every part of the experience”, but for that to happen “we can’t take everybody with us from previous consoles into [a next generation experience]. You need new hardware, replica designer watches you need new devices to experience what these developers want you to experience.” Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart was highlighted as a next-generation game that is not technically possible on older hardware. Finally, Lempel assured Keighley that interest in PlayStation 4 will not end abruptly, with more to come.

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