"The games coming to PS5 represent the best in the industry from innovative studios that span the globe. Studios, both larger and smaller, those newer and those more established, all have been hard at work developing games that will showcase the potential of the hardware. … [Read more...] about Sony will show PlayStation 5 games next week
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He also discussed how backwards compatibility will be approached in the PS5 internally, and how the functionality will not be removed upon subsequent console iterations given the nature of their approach to designing the feature. "One way you can achieve backwards compatibility is to put the previous console's chip set into the new console, like we did with some PlayStation 3s," he said."But that's, of course, extremely expensive. A better way is to incorporate any differences in the previous console's logic into the new console's custom chip. Meaning that, even as the technology evolves, the logic and feature set that the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro titles rely on is still available in backwards compatibility mode. One advantage of this strategy is that, once backwards compatibility is in the console, it's in. It's not as if a cost down will remove backwards compatibility like it did on PlayStation 3." … [Read more...] about PlayStation 5: Everything We Know About It — Reveal Event, Launch Games, PS5 Release Date Rumors, And More
So far, all the looks Sony has given us at the PS5 controller - officially called the DualSense - have been of a two-toned white and black model. It's difficult to tell for sure, but this silhouetted controller may be an all-black design. On the other hand, this could very easily be another "is this dress black and blue or white and gold" situation. … [Read more...] about Is this PlayStation teasing the PS5 startup sound and black DualSense controller?
In terms of which games players can expect to play, the full list hasn't been confirmed. However, Cerny noted that PS4's 100 most played games will be playable on PS5 at launch and all will run even better than before. "Running PS4 and PS4 titles at boosted frequencies has also added complexity," Cerny said. "The boost is truly massive this time around and some game code just can't handle it. Testing has to be done on a title by title basis. Results are excellent though. We recently took a look at the top 100 PlayStation 4 titles as ranked by playtime and we're expecting almost all of them to be playable at launch on PlayStation 5." … [Read more...] about PlayStation 5: Everything We Know — Launch Games, Reveal, PS5 Release Date Rumors, And More
As it happens, PlayStation is expected to hold a PS5 reveal event the day after Maverick's own announced on Wednesday, June 3. Could the two reveals be related in some way? Electronic Arts has confirmed it'll be holding a digital EA Play event in June, too, so whatever happens, it won't be long until we hear more. … [Read more...] about Star Wars: Project Maverick rumoured to be officially announced next week