• What PlayStation 5's 3D audio chip could mean for gamers

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Immersive audio is a growing trend, with the rise of object-based surround sound technologies like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X in the world of film - but how will immersive audio translate to the world of gaming? In an interview with Wired , lead architect of the long-awaited PlayStation 5 Mark Cerny confirmed that the next-gen console will support what he calls "3D audio" - something he says will "make you feel more immersed in the game as sounds come at you from above, from behind, and from the side". While Cerny didn't elaborate on how the technology works, he confirmed that it won't require...
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  • AMD beats out Nvidia and Intel for PlayStation 5 processor - and what that means for gamers

    AMD beats out Nvidia and Intel for PlayStation 5 processor - and what that means for gamers

    2 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    Advanced Micro Devices will provide the central processing unit and graphics processing unit that for the Sony PlayStation 5.
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  • Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 Details, Some Of Them At Least

    Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 Details, Some Of Them At Least

    2 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    There has been a lot of focus on game streaming services which would enable players to stream console-level titles on even their mobile devices since all of the heavy lifting would be done in the cloud. Google and Microsoft are both working on such services. Sony feels that it's necessary to follow up the PlayStation 4 Pro with new hardware and it has now confirmed a few details about the PlayStation 5.
    Sony company president Kenichiro Yoshida has said that it's important to have “next-generation hardware” after the PlayStation 4 Pro, which basically means there's going to be a PlayStation...
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  • Sony Teases Next-Gen PlayStation: Custom AMD Chip with Zen 2 CPU & Navi GPU, SSD Too

    Sony Teases Next-Gen PlayStation: Custom AMD Chip with Zen 2 CPU & Navi GPU, SSD Too

    2 monthes ago - By Anand Tech

    After years of speculation about what could be and what Sony may be up to, the company is finally starting to ramp up the long launch cycle for their next-generation PlayStation console. In an exclusive article published this morning via Wired , Sony games guru and system lead system architect Mark Cerny laid out a few tantalizing tidbits about the still unnamed console, offering some basic information on the underlying system architecture while promising that it's “no mere upgrade.”
    The focal point of Wired's article is, as many AnandTech readers would expect, on the chip at the heart of...
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  • PS5 will support your existing PlayStation VR

    PS5 will support your existing PlayStation VR

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    The first details on the PS5 have just landed, and it has brought with it a confirmation that your current PlayStation VR headset will work with the next-gen console. Speaking to Wired , Mark Cerny (lead system architect at Sony working on the upcoming console) confirmed that all existing versions of the PlayStation VR will be compatible with the next-gen console. Whether there will be a new PlayStation VR 2 at launch is currently unclear. Cerny said, “I won't go into the details of our VR strategy today."
    PlayStation VR 2 release date, price, news, and rumors
    While he didn't say that Sony...
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  • The PS5 looks to be packing an SSD and will support ray tracing

    The PS5 looks to be packing an SSD and will support ray tracing

    2 monthes ago - By Techno Buffalo

    The PlayStation 5 is shaping up to be an incredibly powerful console the likes of which we have never seen before.
    Sony's next-generation console, likely to be named the PlayStation 5, is far from gracing store shelves, but the company has revealed a few of its specs to give fans a taste of just how powerful it will be. While we don't know the exact specs of what Microsoft is cooking up with the next Xbox consoles, the PS5 certainly puts the Xbox One X to shame, as it should.
    How does it compare to the PS4 Pro?
    It should go without saying, but the PS5 is drastically more powerful than any...
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  • Sony: PlayStation VR will be compatible with PlayStation 5

    Sony: PlayStation VR will be compatible with PlayStation 5

    2 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    The existing PlayStation VR headset will continue to work with the next-generation PlayStation, a Sony executive confirms.
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