PlayStation 5 showcase event soon, what to expect?
Sony seems all set for PlayStation 5 showcase event, where we will get all our answers regarding the gaming console. The company has confirmed that the will reveal the prices of PS5 and PS5 digital in the event. As Sony releases the price and date in the event, then the pre-booking for the new console would also start on the same day or within the next week.
Details on the PlayStation 5 showcase event
Location and time
This event will take place on Wednesday, 16, September 2020 at 1 pm PDT /September, 17 at 1:30 am IST. The event will stream on the PlayStation’s twitch and Youtube channel. As per Sid Shuman, the head of Sony Interactive Entertainment communication, the event will run approximately 40 minutes.
Announcements form the Sony
Sony will disclose more details regarding the PS5 and PS5 digital on Wednesday’s event. The company has confirmed that the “updates on the latest titles from Worldwide Studio and our world-class development partners.” Moreover, Sony has already revealed over 30 games for the PS5. It is expected that they will announce some more games in the launch event.
The price of the console is the biggest question in the mind of the consumer. Therefore there are many rumours about the similarity in price between the Xbox new generation console and the PS5 console. Both of them are gaming console and a huge market. But here Microsoft has done a better job in the marketing style as they have revealed the details and price of their latest launch earlier this week. The Xbox Series X will cost around $499 and the Xbox Series S will cost around $299. Therefore this step form Microsoft has put huge pressure on Sony to reveal the price of PS5 as soon as possible. Moreover, the PS5 digital edition console will not have an optical disc drive but will deliver the same performance as the standard one.
Specifications in the console
Sony’s main focus is on the performance of the PS5, so it comes with a uses custom AMID CPUs and GPU. It has an eight-core Zen 2-architecture CPU running at up to 3.5GHz, a 10.8 teraflop GPU clocked at 2.234 GHz. Moreover, the console also boasts 16 GB of GDDR6 memory. Likely to the Xbox Series X it will use solid-state storage and it is a next-gen console so it is capable to give output to a maximum of 8K or 4K at 120fps. Apart from this the gaming console also provides the new controller with haptic feedback that has replaced “rumble” technology.
Games that will be available
The PS5 will be launched with a lot number of games along with the games of PS4. The company has said they will launch at least 40 new games with the PS5. Here are some that are listed in the upcoming game list of PS5:-
- Assasin’s Creed Valhalla
- Battlefield 6
- Demon’s Souls
- Destiny 3
- Far Cry 6
- FIFA 21
- Gran Turismo 7
- Hitman 3
- Horizon Forbidden West
- Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
- NBA 2K21
- Resident Evil 8: Village