Is Sony already working on upgrading the PS5?


The PS5 will usher in a new generation of consoles this year – but Sony is apparently not satisfied with that. A new patent now allows assumptions about a PS5 Pro.

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Does the new Sony patent point to a PS5 Pro?
Does the new Sony patent indicate a PS5 Pro?

The latest Sony patent already seems to usher in a console upgrade, even though the PS5 isn’t even in stores yet. The recently discovered patent describes a console that has multiple Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) while the PS5 has only one APU. The patent also emphasizes the connection to a cloud management server – so it could be Sony’s attack on the “cloud gaming” market.

After the success of the PS4 Pro, an upgrade of the next generation of consoles is quite conceivable, if not to be expected. However, it remains to be seen whether Sony will really use this patent and produce a significantly more powerful console with several APUs and a focus on cloud gaming. As soon as more information is known about the possible appearance of a PS5 Pro, we will of course inform you here.

PS5 case: You may be able to design your console yourself

At the moment pictures of the PS5 are circulating, which removable housing panels present. The design and especially the white color of the console were discussed in advance.

Many players still cannot get used to the new look. The images that emerged lead to the conclusion that you don’t have to be satisfied with the standard design of the PlayStation 5.

Maybe it’s completely possible through the housing panels own imagination of a PS5 design.

Third-party suppliers who offer individual housing parts would certainly find many buyers. However, the assumption of the customizable housing is still speculative and it may be only consoles in production, which are broken down into their individual parts.

How much will the PS5 cost?

One of the most burning questions of the console gamers revolves around the price of the PlayStation 5. There are already many rumors circulating that have come about through various leaks from various online stores. Allegedly the next generation should become a lot more expensive than the previous PlayStation 4. This came into the shops at a price of 399.99 euros.

One reason for the speculated price of the next home console as being expensive is the built-in hardware components and materials that are too higher production costs and thus of course also lead to a corresponding sales price.

So what will the PS5 cost now? Unfortunately, Sony is still keeping a low profile with this information. It could very well be possible that Sony would want to wait for competitor Xbox to undercut the price. This strategy has already been used in the past.

If the Japanese console manufacturer decides to finally announce the price, we will of course inform you here immediately. We have also put together everything you need to know about pre-ordering the PS5.

The PS5 is already on Amazon, but without price, listed. With one click you can quickly get to the offer page:

When will the PS5 be released?

Another unclear topic is the exact release of the PS5. When is the official release date? Even after the big PS5 event The future of gaming, Sony hasn’t set a release date.

It has been known for some time that the much-anticipated console for the Christmas sales 2020 will go on sale. If we look back in time and look at the release of the PS4, it was launched in November 2013. So it’s very likely that Sony will do the again here too November as the release period.

As soon as the official deadline is announced, you will of course be provided with all the important information here.

What are the upcoming PS5 announcements?

A Tweet on Twitter suggests that Sony will host the next PS5 event on August 08 plans. Further details on the upcoming games the console. Whether a state of play will actually take place on this date is still speculative. As soon as there is an official announcement, we will let you know.

The last big event for PS5 took place in a livestream on YouTube, there are the upcoming ones Launch games the console, and Sony finally has the Appearance of the PlayStation 5 revealed.

You can also go through the existing Srange of games on the PS4 dig and bridge the time until the release of the new console:

https://store.playstation.com/de-de/home/games?utm_source=giga&utm_medium=psn&emcid=di-st-239016

Also equipment such as the DualSense, a headset, a remote control and a camera were shown.

What is the design of the PS5?

Sony has long kept a secret about the appearance of the console and so far you have only been appeased with the PlayStation 5 dev kit. Since the big reveal at Sony’s PS5 event, the cat is finally out of the bag.

In an official Hardware Reveal trailer you can take a closer look at the design of the upcoming game console:

After the community imagined the appearance of the PS5 with their own creations and there was much speculation, Sony surprises with one futuristic design in atypical white color. Not everyone can make friends with the model of the PS5 so far, so there are already a number of memes and edited images in the network and social media.

Current pictures of the PS5

Here you can see the PlayStation 5 from all angles and see the current pictures of the console. The PS5 will available in two editions be. Both in a normal edition and as a digital edition without a Blu-Ray drive. You can see the two models here:

The slimmer PS5 Digital Edition should also be for the slimmer wallet.

Sony has a good look at that connections recognize the PS5 on the front. Even the one positioned to the side Blu-ray drive is good to see:

The PlayStation logo is simply placed on the side of the console and is embedded in the housing as a recess:

The typical PlayStation logo should of course not be missing on the PS5.

PS5: What details and information are still known?

What would a console be without the associated games? If you want to know which games you can look forward to when the PS5 release starts, take a look at our highlights and surprises.

The DualSense controller of the PS5, introduced some time ago, offers all sorts of features and is said to offer many improvements to the previous model, DualShock 4. Especially the haptic feedback and the 3D audio output should offer a great gaming experience.

A lot has been known about the power of the PS5 in the past, especially the ultra-fast SSD of the console will give it an advantage over the competition from the Xbox Series X. In addition to the speed, you become with one Blu-ray drive spoiled what movies in 4K will be able to play. If you choose the edition with drive.

Backward compatibility is an important issue for many PlayStation fans and in a previous presentation by Mark Cerny he had assured that it will be possible to play PS4 games on the new console. First of all, there is talk of 100 confirmed game favorites, the selection will be expanded very well.

An exposed patent gives hope that the PS5 will be fully backward compatible. Accordingly, it should be possible to create a run virtual console, which calls up the technical specifications of the respective generation and thus makes the game playable. Thus at least a virtual downward compatibility would be created.

According to the patent, it should be a Cloud gaming library act, which will include the titles of the PS1, PS2 and PS3. It is not yet clear how this system will be offered.

With the technology advantage of the SSD, the next generation of consoles will be able to avoid long loading times, also with the Switch between applications. According to a new patent, the PS5 should be a Overlay menu which can be activated while a game is running without having to close or minimize it.

Which games are on your wish list? This series of photos gives you enough choice to fill it up properly:

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The information and details about the PS5 are still few and far between. After the big reveal of the PS5, we’re still eagerly awaiting the price and release date. You have to be patient until the release, until then we will keep you up to date. What question about the upcoming console are you still burning under your fingernails? Let us know in the comments.

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