The PlayStation 5 (PS5) is an upcoming home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Announced as the successor to the PlayStation 4 in 2019, its launch is scheduled for late 2020.
In a WIRED magazine article in April 2019, Sony lead architect Mark Cerny revealed information on the then-unnamed successor to the PlayStation 4.
This new console has a specialized solid-state drive, a custom AMD GPU capable of ray tracing, backward compatibility with most PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games, and support for both digital and disc-based game.
FEATURES OF PS5
Despite the rumors on when the play station 5 would be released , many game lovers anticipate for the expected features on the console.
• Internal storage: Internal storage should be built in at 1000GB for the custom SSD,
SSDs don’t just load faster, but allow for bigger open worlds, theoretically.
Developers don’t need to make games with smaller worlds due to the limitations of mechanical hard drives, while SSDs will also allow system memory to be used more effectively.
SSDs have more bandwidth, so data can be loaded from the SSD when it’s needed, rather than heaps of potentially needless data being loaded into RAM.
In pure gameplay terms that means that games will suffer less from texture pop-in, while load times will be hugely reduced when using a game’s fast-travel option. Booting up from standby should be generally much faster, too.
• A custom processor and GPU ,it means a come back capability, the reveal stream, however, also revealed that the PS5 will be delivering 3.5GHz frequencies – so, the PlayStation 5 would be running 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (at variable frequencies) over the PS4’s 8x Jaguar Cores at 1.6GHz.
• Tempest 3D audio tech
Perhaps the biggest reveal of the day was the n3D audio support, thanks to the new Tempest Engine. It’s an incredibly powerful system: if the PSVR can support “50 pretty decent sound sources,” according to Cerny – with the PSVR’s distinct audio system being one of the more complex audio systems in gaming at the moment – the PS5’s Tempest Engine can support hundreds.
PS5 RELEASE DATE
What’s interesting so far is Sony’s commitment to custom silicon, with a full focus on raising gaming capabilities to the next level, without alienating developers now comfortable with developing on the PS4.
Custom hardware in the PS3 proved to be a difficult element for devs to get their heads around, but the PS5 aims to be as developer-friendly as possibleSony plans to launch the PlayStation 5 by the end of 2020, as to be available for end-of-year holiday sales.
Bloomberg reported in February 2020 from people with knowledge of Sony’s manufacturing process that the current bill of materials selected for the unit was estimated to be about US$450 total, driven by the current higher costs of flash memory, which was in high demand by cell phone manufacturers for the rollout of 5G wireless connectivity.
This prediction lines up with a February 2020 report from Bloomberg, which claims that the PS5 will cost more than the PS4 did at launch due to expensive components such as DRAM and flash memory.
Speaking to Bloomberg, Macquarie Capital analyst Damian Thong estimates that the PS5 price will land around $470.
The Type Of Games On The PS5
To transition from the PlayStation 4 to the PlayStation 5 during its launch window, Sony anticipates releasing several new games for both consoles.the Game Awards 2019, Godfall from Counterplay Games became the first PlayStation 5 game announced, which is intended for launch window release.
Confirmed games that will be released for the PlayStation 5 include:
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Ubisoft)
Godfall (Gearbox Publishing)
Gods and Monsters (Ubisoft)
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum (Daedalic Entertainment)
Outriders (People Can Fly)
Quantum Error (TeamKill)
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Quarantine (Ubisoft)
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (UbisoftWarframe (Digital Extremes]
Watch Dogs: Legion (Ubisoft)
World Rally Championship 9 (Bigben Interactive)
Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2 (Ultimate Games S.A.)
REASONS PEOPLE ARE EXCITED
People are excited because of the things that will come with it like:
New GamesNew PadFast LoadingHaptic FeedbacksAdaptive TriggersNew DiscIncredible CPU