Sony has announced their highly anticipated Playstation 5 home gaming console, the follow-up to their successful PS4.
According to their official reveal, the PS5 will be released Holiday 2020.
While an exact date has not yet been announced, information regarding the technical specifications of the gaming unit is available.
Its architecture includes x86-64-AMD Ryzen™ “Zen 2” CPU, AMD Radeon™ RDNA 2-based graphics engine with Ray Tracing Acceleration, 825GB SSD with GDDR6 16GB system memory, “Tempest” 3D AudioTech, and games playable via Ultra HD Blu-ray.
Sony suggests game developers will have less limitations while gamers can expect faster travel through more immersive gameplay.
The PS5 will also be backwards compatible with PS4, meaning the previous console’s library of more than 4,000 games will be playable on Sony’s powerful next generation machine.
The Playstation 4 was released in the United States on November 15, 2013 with more than 30 million units sold to date.