Sony revealed details for the new PlayStation 5


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In a Wired article published last week, Sony revealed a bunch of details about its next PlayStation video game console which is likely to be named PlayStation 5

The console is currently in development and won’t be released this year but is deep into development. Some of the major details revealed about their new console include it supporting PlayStation 4 games and PlayStation VR, with upgraded processors, and a major focus on vastly improving loading times. Sony has promised the fifth console will support 8K graphics, 3D audio, super fast SSDs.

The new console will have a solid-state hard drive to load games a lot faster, while still read being able to read physical game discs despite persistent rumours of console makers edging toward download-only consoles.

These are just a few of the major new details revealed on last week. The new PlayStation will allow for fundamental changes in what gaming can be Mark Cerny, Sony’s lead system architect, told Wired.

Additionally, the new console will continue to support PlayStation VR – and it may even get a new, updated version of PlayStation VR.

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