Sony teases the first PlayStation 5 details and reveals 8K graphics and 3D audio

Sony teases the first PlayStation 5 details, with 8K graphics, 3D audio and the ability to play older games from the PS4

  • Sony has promised major hardware upgrades in its next generation PlayStation
  • New GPU supports ray tracing or ultra-realistic graphic images for the first time
  • It also includes 3D audio and the ability to play games from the PlayStation 4
  • No prizes, launch or device name have been revealed by Sony

Sony may have planned a lot for the next generation console.

The Japanese technology giant is said to have developed a successor to the PlayStation 4 for many months, but the plans are mysterious.

In an interview with Wired, however, PS4 architect Mike Cerny revealed some details about what Sony might have in store for the nameless console, which many refer to as the PlayStation 5.

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Sony may have planned a lot for the next generation console. Rumor has it that the company will build a successor to the PlayStation 4 for months, but the plans are secret

Sony may have planned a lot for the next generation console. Rumor has it that the company will build a successor to the PlayStation 4 for months, but the plans are secret

There are no details about a release date or price, but Sony has confirmed that this year is not yet available.

That said, PlayStation fans can expect a number of major upgrades under the hood in the next console.

Cerny suggested that the console of the next generation & # 39; revolutionary, rather than evolutionary & # 39; will be, according to Wired.

It contains an AMD chip with eight cores that is based on AMD & # 39; s Ryzen line and has the company's new 7 nanometer Zen 2 architecture.

Another major upgrade will come in the form of a GPU that & # 39; ray tracing & # 39; , a lighting technique that has never been used in a console before and leads to & # 39; increased realism & # 39 ;, Wired reported.

Thanks to the advanced graphic card and processors of the PlayStation 5, the device can support 8K graphics in addition to 3D audio.

The new console is partly based on the architecture of the PlayStation 4, so backwards compatible. This means that users can play games from the PlayStation 4 (photo)

The new console is partly based on the architecture of the PlayStation 4, so backwards compatible. This means that users can play games from the PlayStation 4 (photo)

The new console is partly based on the architecture of the PlayStation 4, so backwards compatible. This means that users can play games from the PlayStation 4 (photo)

3D audio will allow users to hear sounds from & # 39; above, behind and from the side & # 39; to experience, according to Wired.

Perhaps more fun is Sony & # 39; s decision to replace the hard drive with a solid-state drive, which should lead to noticeably faster loading times while playing.

The new console is partly based on the architecture of the PlayStation 4, so backwards compatible.

This means that users can play PlayStation 4 games on the new console and it will also support the current PlayStation VR headset – although Wired speculates that there might also be a new PSVR in the game.

Interestingly enough, Cerny noted that the new console still accepts physical games, such as the PlayStation 4.

The move shows that Sony is not yet completely ready to follow in the footsteps of Google or Microsoft, both of which have introduced the possibility to download games via the cloud.

ARE XBOX PLAYERS BETTER THAN PLAYSTATION GAMERS?

Xbox gamers are better than those who prefer to play Playstation and PC.

Bragging about which console has the superior players has long been a popular topic in the gaming community & # 39; s.

A survey has now ended the debate and found people who prefer the hit parades of Microsoft consoles, on average 78 percent of the time.

PlayStation and PC fanatics achieved this figure with only 74 percent and 70 percent.

A survey by more than 13,000 people by LG tested the reactions of gamers.

Participants were asked to select whether they gamed on Playstation, Xbox or PC and participate in a short game.

It is a game that looks like the classic arcade game whack-a-mole.

Eighteen targets light up sporadically and users are asked to click on the targets as quickly and as accurately as possible.

Time and accuracy are recorded and players are ranked based on how well they did compared to others.

PC players were the slowest, but made the most of their slow processing time and ended up as the most accurate group.

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