Sony did not reveal the price of the PS5, but it is expected to be released in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Still, Cerny told us a lot (for better or worse), so there's more than enough information to process. It's official Sony documentation that we saw in the past months. Cerny going into excruciating detail about the advantages of the PS5's SSD was not what most were looking forward to.
Interestingly though, Larry Hryb - Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live - denied the rumor on Twitter and emphasized that the plan is for the Xbox Series X to launch by Holiday 2020.
With the next generation's focus on ray-tracing images, both Microsoft and Sony are bringing more high-quality rendering styles to the next generation of consoles. This means if you want to play a PS5 game, it'll have to be stored locally. The first, not that great one, was that the PS5 will have an 825GB SSD, which is not only considerably lower than the 1TB SSD in the Xbox Series X, but is also just a weird amount of storage.
This is where Sony stuttered today. But for now, Xbox players can look forward to this November for the next big console.
Digital Spy said Wednesday's PS5 presentation left viewers "baffled", while Polygon said it "disappointed fans hoping for a hardware reveal". And with over 600,000 viewers watching the presentation on YouTube alone, this was a presentation for the average viewer, even if Sony handled it as though it was being exclusively delivered to its investors. The Xbox One X, for example, has around 6. However, the Xbox Series X also has custom hardware decompression blocks to minimize decompression time.
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Will PS4 Games Purchased from the PS Store Work on PS5? But surely the main question is, "When does it come out?".
It turns out the talk was originally scheduled for the Game Developers Conference (GDC), which would have been held this week were it not for COVID-19.