Sony Officially Announces the PlayStation 5

Sony Officially Announces the PlayStation 5

The Japanese company Sony recently announced the specifications of the PS5 PlayStation 5, after months of revealing small details about the features of the next version of the PlayStation gaming device, which is expected to be available for purchase during the last quarter of the current year 2020.

Sony said on its website that it knows that users are eager to learn more about the PS5 or PlayStation 5, whether in terms of specifications or games, which includes SSD storage provides super speed, in addition to a dedicated graphics processor from AMD, along with immersive 3D stereo sound, which is what The Japanese company says it provides the best user experience and opens up prospects for developers to create better games.

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PlayStation 5 revealed by Sony:

  • Processor: AMD Zen 2 Octa Core with variable frequency up to 3.5 GHz
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RDNA 2 with up to 10.3 teraflops performance
  • RAM: 16GB GDDR6, 448Gbps data transfer rate
  • Storage space: 825GB SSD, at 5.5Gbps.
  • Video: Supports up to 4K displays with a frequency of 120 Hz, in addition to support for connection to 8K TVs.

Is PlayStation 5 compatible with PlayStation 4 games?

Sony confirmed PS5 compatibility with the best 100 games now available for PS4 devices , games that the Japanese company categorized according to play time, but said it expects to support most of the more than 4000 PlayStation 4 games, the new generation PlayStation 5, upon its official launch.

Play Station 5 joystick

Sony had revealed earlier in October 2019 the new control arm of the PlayStation 5, which said that its goal is to deepen the feeling of integration in the game play, as it provides a new perception of the sense of touch in the game, through two new innovations include Relying on a haptic feedback engine, which provides the user with a wide range of reactions, the reaction when the car collides in a game compared to a soccer field, in addition to another innovation that the company calls the adaptive trigger and is integrated in the L2 / R2 buttons, so that Developers can program to provide a tangible feel of acceleration Knee off-road, for example.

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PlayStation 5 supports the ability to add storage space or flash drives through a USB port, but it will be slower and mostly designed for compatible PS4 games, and the new generation PlayStation carries a 4K Blu-ray drive that supports up to 100 GB of disk playback.

Despite the announcement of the specifications of the PlayStation 5, Sony has yet to reveal the design of the new generation of PlayStation, nor has it announced the date for the official launch of the device or the new games that are available with it, but promised to reveal more details during the coming period.