Monday, January 17, 2022

    Playstation-5 Release Date, Specification, and More that you need to know

    Have you been waiting around for the arrival of PlayStation 5? Do you want to know which latest features will be part of this new version of PlayStation?
    Well if yes, then the hours of wait have finally ended because Sony has, at last, announced the release date of PlayStation 5! This is so exciting!
    Hold your excitement for a bit, because here we are letting you know about all the inside details on PlayStation 5 release date, specifications, and all those features which are newly introduced for the gaming pc lovers.
    Let’s crack into it!

    What is the Release Date of PS5?

    Playstation-5, as well as PS5 Digital Edition, will be released on 12th November 2020 for the people of Australia, the US, Mexico, Canada, South Korea, the US, and New Zealand. The rest of the countries such as the UK and Central Europe will be able to grab this exciting launch on 19th November 2020. PlayStation 5 pre-order delivery service is already available.

    What is the price of the Playstation-5?

    Now let’s talk about the announced price of Playstation-5! It will be available in the price range of $499 / £449 / €499. For the digital edition version, the price range will be $399 / £359 / €399.
    Here we would like to mention that the price of the Playstation-5 is similar to the Xbox Series X. The Digital Edition has a price of $100 (£110) which is more than as compared to Xbox Series S.

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    What do you need to know about Playstation-5 Design?

    The overall design of the PS5 has been adding up with the aesthetic look of the modern design. It has been adding up with the sleek design console which is arranged in a curvy look. The best thing about this PS5 is that you can use it either in laid back horizontal form or you can even have it in standing mode.

    Controller of Playstation 5

    This new machine is offering so many accessories for the users which makes its arrival extra exciting for the gaming lovers. It is available with the charging dock as well as an HD camera with DualSense controller, headphones, and media remote controller.
    The best thing about its controller is that it has been designed with the next-generation controller touch known as DualSense by Sony. This DualSense is featuring a form of radical design that perfectly matches with the console.

    Although the series of buttons has not been changed much still the controller has been upgraded to an advanced version to have a traditional appearance. Plus, this controller is already having some adaptive triggers which make it capable enough to catch the Xbox controller in so many ways. It will even incorporate built-in microphones with which users can amazingly chat with their friends without any hassle of using a headset.

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    Important Specifications of Playstation-5

    Below we will be discussing a few major specifications of PS5 for the users:

    • CPU: 8x Zen 2 Cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
    • GPU: Custom RDNA 2 – 10.28 TFLOPs, & 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
    • Memory: 16GB GDDR6 with 256-bit RAM, 448GB/s
    • Storage: Custom 825GB SSD
    • Expandable storage: NVMe SSD Slot and USB HDD support
    • Optical drive: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
    • Processor & RAM

    Besides, the new console is included with the 8-core CPU which has been originated on the AMD’s 7nm process. When it comes to its functioning and working system, it is quite similar to Zen 2 Ryzen PC processors.
    Its custom chip is offering 8 Zen 2 Cores clocked over at a range of 3.5GHz. As regards the memory has been concerned, it is supporting 16GB of the GDDR6 RAM through 10GB running at the range of 560GB/s as well as 6GB at 336GB/s.

    Ray Tracing & GPU of Playstation-5

    GPU of PS5 has been based upon the AMD’s Radeon Navi microarchitecture. It is a custom RDNA 2 chip. It is also supporting ray tracing which is working as the hardware. Hence it has the capacity of massive 10.28 TFLOPs and also offers 36 custom set cores clocked over 2.23GHz.

    Playstation-5 will be having a capacity of 4K 60fps with the ultimate support of 120fps. It has been even predicted by PlayStation that the resolution level can even reach to almost 8K in the coming future time.

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    SSD & Storage Capacity of Playstation-5

    Now let’s talk about the storage! The storage capacity of the Playstation-5 is provided through SSD which is a solid-state drive. In PS3 & PS4 an ordinary level of the traditional hard drive was used. This level of storage will let the user be less convenient and faster to load different games. The approximate storage size is almost 825GB.
    Besides, there is also access to expandable NVMe SSD Slot through an extra SSD with which you can easily add an extra drive into your Playstation-5. Due to access to USB support, you will also find an option of connecting an external drive. This USB support is also available in PS4. Plus, the data through the speed outlook is also extraordinary at the level of 5.5GB/s. But for the compressed data, it has 9GB/s.

    3D Audio of Playstation-5

    Next, we have the audio hardware system of Playstation-5 which is improved through AMD chipset. It is included with a custom unit for an impressive 3D sound to have a major audio improvement over the gaming timeline. This will be presenting a natural sort of sound effect in ordinary headphones.

    4K Blu-ray of Playstation-5

    PlayStation has continued its historical tradition where the latest Playstation-5 is available with the disc drive. Sony has completely ignored the whole concept of 4K Blu-Ray in PS4 Pro, which they have once again revived in Playstation-5.

    User Interface of Playstation-5

    Next comes the user interface of Playstation-5! Its user-interface has been fully outlined with such a 100% overhaul which is similar to PS4. It is based upon the latest visual language with a complete rearchitecting touch to make it look impressive.

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    Cloud Gaming & PS5 Backward Compatibility

    Another biggest and fantastic feature has been Playstation 5 backward compatibility with the PS4 games. But here we would like to mention that all the current games will not be compatible. It has been announced that all the top 100 leading PS4 games will be able to work on the PS5 version at its launch. Now, this might be a little disappointing by restricting it to 100!

    Plus, it is even revealed that similar to Xbox Series X, different games which are to be brought by the PS4 are available with the free upgrade for the PS5 version at the time of upgrade.
    Now as Cloud gaming has been concerned, Sony PS is still working on the project with almost 100s games that are to be availed for the PS4. There are some doubts that the company somehow will turn back its service at any hour of the day.

    List of Games Available on PlayStation 5

    Now all the gaming lovers would be excited much to know about which games are available for PlayStation 5! Well, we have the same curiosity! So to break your excitement, here we have a list of all those fantastic games which you can play on the Playstation 5 box:

    • Astro’s Playroom (Japan Studio)
    • Demon’s Souls (Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio)
    • Destruction All-Stars (Lucid Games / XDEV)
    • Gran Turismo 7 (Polyphony Digital)
    • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games)
    • Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales (Insomniac Games)
    • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games)
    • Returnal (Housemarque / XDEV)
    • Sackboy A Big Adventure (Sumo Digital / XDEV)
    • Bugsnax (Young Horses)
    • Death loop (Bethesda)
    • Ghostwire (Tokyo (Bethesda)
    • Godfall (Gearbox Publishing / Counterplay Games)
    • Goodbye Volcano High (KO-OP)
    • Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online (Rockstar Games)
    • Hitman 3 (IO Interactive)
    • JETT: The Far Shore (Superbrothers)
    • Kena: Bridge of the Spirits (Ember Lab)
    • Little Devil Inside (Neostream Interactive)
    • NBA 2K21 (2K, Visual Concepts)
    • Oddworld Soulstorm (Oddworld Inhabitants™)
    • Pragmata (Capcom)
    • Project Athia (Square Enix/Luminous Productions)
    • Resident Evil Village (Capcom)
    • Solar Ash (Annapurna Interactive / Heart Machine)
    • Stray (Annapurna / Blue Twelve Studio)
    • Tribes of Midgard (Gearbox Publishing / Norsfell)
    • The Pathless (Annapurna Interactive / Giant Squid)

    It is expected that with time different other games will be launched and will become the part of PS5 which Sony will be updating about on their official website. But till that time you can enjoy these incredible above mentioned incredible games once you will buy your own PS5.


    So this was all about the upcoming launch of PlayStation 5 for all the gaming lovers who are waiting excitedly for the launch of this latest version. We can feel your excitement because this time this version of PlayStation is extra fascinating and brilliantly add up with some latest and advanced futures.
    Are you ready to buy it?

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