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PS5 release date, price, specs and news for the PlayStation 5

Sony is launching its New gaming console! Playstation 5 (an assumed name)!Yes! buddy! You are reading right. Millions of fans are waiting for the whole new experience of gaming and Ps5 is at the top of the list. Are you too waiting for the release of more powerful and a Better than before, PS5? Your wait is going to end now. Some rumors are prevailing around the web about PS5. Read the article to know everything about the device, the release date, price, and specifications.

Are you excited about the release of PS5 or somewhere worried about your PS4 that is going to be old very soon? Let’s take a tour to the specs of Ps4 and what Playstation5 will provide us in the future. The main point here is Will the two be compatible? Will the games released for ps5 also work on PS4?  Because It is pretty sure that after the launch of PS5, the release of games for Ps4 will degrade then.

PS5 features that make the old console gamers worried

Whenever a new gaming console comes in the market it really makes worry the gamers having the older version of the console. Here The release of PS5 is making XBOX players worried off something. Let’s discuss it!

1) The 3D Audio Chip

PS5 will arrive with a custom 3D audio unit installed within its AMD processor. For this, Cerny said: “As a gamer, it’s been a little bit of frustration that audio did not change too much between PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.”

2) SSD and fast Loading

In the same interview, Cerny also said that PlayStation 5 will come embedded with a solid-state drive (SSD) for storage. This is a massive deal as it allows games to be loaded and run much, much faster than on a standard hard disk drive (HDD), allowing gamers to enjoy their PS5 games quicker.

3) 8K

After 4K, now its turn for 8K. Do you know what is 8K? It is all about the screen resolution, the no of pixels.

  • Full HD: The horizontal resolution of 1920 pixels and a vertical resolution of 1080 pixels
  • 4K: The horizontal resolution of 3480 pixels and a vertical resolution of 2160 pixels
  • 8K: The horizontal resolution of 7680 pixels and a vertical resolution of 4320 pixels

This means 8K has four times as many pixels as 4K and 16 times the number as Full HD.

4) Next Level of Gaming

When Cerny was asked about the PlayStation 5’s VR capabilities and if a next-gen PSVR headset will launch alongside it, he said that:

“I won’t go into the details of our VR strategy today beyond saying that VR is very important to us and that the current PSVR headset is compatible with the new console.”

5) More powerful Cpu and Graphics

Playstation5 will be going to come with a kind of CPU and graphics that will surely fulfill your expectations. IN this gaming hardware, the upcoming CPU will be based on the third generation of AMD’s Ryzen line of processors that delivers eight cores and the firm’s new 7nm Zen 2 micro-architecture. Moreover, PS5 will come equipped with a custom Radeon GPU that has the capability of, a never seen before, ray tracing technology.

Playstation 5: Release Date

When will the new Gaming console PS5 will release? The question is still on the mind of the players and hasn’t yet cleared. Rumors have been prevailing in the market since 2018, now it will come in 2019? or 2020? The doubts are uncleared. Analyzing the past talks and scenarios, Playstation 5 is expected to release in 2021.

Playstation 5: Price

Price? Yes, its a matter of concern. Do you know the new gaming console will take how much of your pocket?  Will it worth to discard your old hardware setup and opt for new? IN the interview conducted in April 2019, Cerny said that the price will be attractive to gamers. So we can assume that we will not get an unexpectedly high price for PlayStation 5.

Will sony again hit the $400? or more? if we observe the history of PlayStation,

Playstation 3 came up with unexpected prices in the market and then ps4 is a successful successor of Ps3 came up with $399.  What do you expect for Ps5 now? According to my analysis, the prices will not drastically increase, rather the prices will be affordable and expected not to exceed $500 now.

Playstation 5: Compatibility with its predecessors

Whenever new gaming hardware comes in the market, it will be a matter of concern for gamers having the old version of the console. Now the players must be thinking that when PS5 will release the CD for PS4 will no more the there in the market and this is snatching their peace. It is very important for new hardware to have backward compatibility. So let us talk about is Playstation 5 is compatible with its predecessors!

Playstation 4 CD games will be expected to be run on PlayStation 5 and hence it will come out with a backward-compatible feature. The players do not have to buy new CDs to play on new hardware. The old CDs will also run on the new gaming console. If we watch closely Microsoft has added this feature in every new release and expecting the same from sony too.

With the release of PlayStation 4, sony makes players to discard their old collection and buy a wholesome fresh collection of CDs. But this time gamers are expecting something different. Sony has released the best games for PS4 and gamers have bought the CD’s too like Ark Survival, Marvel’s Spiderman, Fortnite and GTA5.

Playstation 5: Specifications

The specifications of Playstation5 are discussed below:

1) CPU (Processing Power)

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

2) GPU (8K Graphics)

This will be the first gaming console to support 8K graphics with a GPU, variant of Radeon’s Navi family. According to Current prediction, the hardware is coming up with 14.6 teraflops of computing power and Ray Tracing Graphics.

3) RAM (Memory)

The Gaming hardware is expected to come up with 24 GB GDDR6 RAM + 4GB DDR4 RAM for the operating system

4) Hard Drive

  • SSD confirmed for PS5 with higher bandwidth than anything on the market
  • Spider-Man running on PS4 took 15 seconds to load after fast travel. On PS5 hardware the same task took 0.8 seconds!
  • Streaming is still on the table, but details have yet to surface about Sony’s plans

5) 3D Audio

The PS5 will be taking gaming Audio to the next level with 3D audio. This will be built into its custom AMD chip. As a result, Cerny has claimed that you will be able to hear the 3D audio through your current speakers or headphones.

Final Words…

The Playstation5 is really awaiting! I have discussed the best of my knowledge about New prices, New specifications, and the new release. The features of PlayStation 5 are worth to wait for it. If you know anything more, feel free to share.

Thank you!!

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