PlayStation 5 Latest Leak On Games, Specs, Price, and Launch Date

Ruby Balagso
4:20 PM

Rumors have it that the PlayStation 5 will be coming out by 2019, although the projected dates of release were estimated to be from the latter part of 2018 to 2021. Despite the launch date being a long way off, the specs and games that come along with the PS5 could roughly be discerned here.

Considering that the PlayStation 5 is already in the processed of being developed, Michael Pachter, industry analyst, earlier claimed that the PS5 would debut on 2019. But then has amended the date to 2020 because it is quite early for Sony to release its subsequent PlayStation.

Sony’s PS4 is currently making an excellent impression on the market, and taking this into consideration there is no need for the company to release it’s PlayStation 5 soon. Sony has often introduced its new consoles during the final quarter of the year. Hence, it would out of character to release the PS5 before or beyond the Q4 window.

Semiaccurate reports the probability that Sony will release the PlayStation5 by the later part of 2018. But Sony has already officially said that it will not be dispensing new hardware within the E3 2018. Industry expert, Michael Pachter was quoted to have said that there is a low probability of the PS5 coming out this 2018, and this was likewise supported by Kotaku who stated that PS5 could be expected either by 2019 or 2020.

The games that are anticipated to be included in the PS5 are the Death Stranding, the Last of Us: Part 2 and GTA 6. The said games are presently within the PS4, but they could still be possibly included with Sony’s new console. Other games that may be launched along with the PS5 are: Horizon Zero Dawn, Sucker Punch’s Ghost of Tsushima, FIFA 21, Call of Duty, Destiny, Middle-Earth: Shadow of, Assassin’s Creed, and probably a LEGO game along with the new DICE shooter.

Prices for Sony’s released consoles were $399 for the PS4 and $299 for the PS4 Slim that followed after. Based on the given amounts, the reasonable price for the PS5 would probably be around $399. Learning from past experience, the company will not be expensively setting a price at $499 to $599.

In terms of specs, it is anticipated that Sony’s PlayStation 5 will exceed Xbox One X’s performance, which at present has a speed of 6 teraflops. The expected price, however, should not be affected since the console is expected to be released 2 to 3 years from now. Hence, 8 to 10 teraflops by the end of 2020 are acceptable at the estimated price range of $399.

Further, the PlayStation 5’s specs are expected to have a CPU that is integrated with a higher memory along with enhanced frame rates that can accommodate a high number of games. Reports made by Digital Foundry pointed out that Sony is corroborating with AMD to produce a Ryzen CPU. Compared to the PS4’s Jaguar CPU that prevents games from operating at 6ofps, which is quite weak by industry standards – the Ryzen is a positive enhancement.

Aside from PS5’s conceivable machine supreme ability, Sony is known for redoing the controllers such as the Dualshock 4 controller speaker and motions controls within the Sixaxis of its PS3. Sony is likewise seen to make the upcoming console compatible to play older games and surpass the PS4 and the Xbox Two’s capabilities. These speculations certainly make the impending arrival of the PlayStation 5 more than a thrill.

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