Sony to launch Play Station 5 on June 5th

Sony to launch Play Station 5on June 5th
Source: Sony

Sony announced that they are going to launch PS5 or Play Station 5 on June 5th 1:30 am IST via an online event. Everyone could watch this event on Twitch, YouTube or PS5 official website.

According to a Bloomberg report, This event is actually planned for June 3rd due to some issues the event is postponed to June 5th.

Sony is likely to launch PS5 between October and December because its rival Microsoft is also launching its latest version Xbox Series X around the same time.

PlayStation might launch on November 20th 2020 for $499 which is around ₹37,686 according to some leaks. And few say that this price might not be accurate.

Playstation 5 might come with these hardware specifications.
  • CPU: AMD Zen 2-based CPU with 8 cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
  • GPU: 10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
  • GPU architecture: Custom RDNA 2
  • Memory interface: 16GB GDDR6 / 256-bit
  • Memory bandwidth: 448GB/s
  • Internal storage: Custom 825GB SSD
  • IO throughput: 5.5GB/s (raw), typical 8-9GB/s (compressed)
  • Expandable storage: NVMe SSD slot
  • External storage: USB HDD support (PS4 games only)
  • Optical drive: 4K UHD Blu-ray drive
Coming to design Still, there is no official release of the console but sony released a picture of the controller.

Sony to launch Play Station 5 on June 5th

PS5 might be going to support Dolby Atmos audio and 8k video and VR headset with an external disk slot to add extra storage if necessary.

 PS5 will be backwards compatible with PS4 games, as the two consoles are built upon similar internal architectures. 

This will be welcome news for those who were disappointed by the PS4's lack of backwards compatibility with PS3, PS2, and PS1 games.   

Update: Sony postponed the launch due to the current situation in the USA. More details will be updated. 

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