PlayStation 5 is set to drop in 2020

Publish Date
Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 2:12PM
Photo / Instagram - @complex

Photo / Instagram - @complex

The latest model of PlayStation is set to be released in 2020, Sony announced today. 

The manufacturer of PlayStation has also given a sneak peek of what to expect in the new console, including how they plan to 'deepen the feeling of immersion when you play games'. 

Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan and system architect Mark Cerny spoke in an exclusive article on WIRED saying that the new console would include a 4K Blu-ray player and a brand new controller, including an improved speaker and better battery life. 

Physical games for the PS5 will use 100-GB optical disks, inserted into the main drive.

More detailed tech specs:

  • An eight-core CPU (based on AMD's third-gen Ryzen line)
  • A custom GPU based on AMD's Radeon Navi hardware
  • A custom, 'ultra-fast' SSD
  • '3D audio'
  • Support for 8K gaming, and 4K gaming at 120Hz
  • PS4 backwards compatibility