Sony took the entire industry by surprise today, effectively announcing the PlayStation 5 as part of a Wired exclusive on an otherwise ordinary Tuesday afternoon. The super-charged console, which is promising revolution rather than evolution, has been built using the same blueprints as the PlayStation 4 – meaning that it’s developer-focused and fully backwards compatible. Here’s everything we’ve learned about the next-generation system today.
Everything We Know About PS5 So Far
- PS5 Confirmed to Be Backwards Compatible with PS4 Games
- PS5 Will Be Compatible with PSVR, Says Mark Cerny
- PS5 Will Innovate How Game Audio Is Processed
- Don't Worry, PS5 Will Have a Disc Drive
- PS5 Will Use a Specialised Solid-State Drive to Dramatically Reduce Load Times and Improve Performance in Games
- Sony Has Been Building PS5 for Four Years Already
- Sounds Like Death Stranding Could Release on Both PS4 and PS5
- Sony Wants to Give Devs Time to Adjust to PS5's Capabilities
- Sony on Google Stadia: We're Cloud Gaming Pioneers
- Mark Cerny Says the PS5's Specialised Solid-State Drive Is the 'Key' to Next-Gen
- PS5 Will Support 8K Graphics
- PS5 Specs Expand to Ray Tracing, Bringing Hollywood Effects to the Home
- Sony Not Yet Ready to Talk About PS5 Price, Games, or Services
Are you hyped for Sony's next-gen console? Which features have interested you the most? What information are you still waiting to hear? Let us know in the comments section below.