Play station 5 of Sony has been in a lot of discussions. Sony has revealed the price, release date, key specifications and list of launch titles for its next-gen gaming consoles: PlayStation 5 and the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition. The company has announced that it will be selling two variants of its PS5 console this year, the normal PS5 priced at $499 (approximately Rs 37,000) and the Digital Edition at $399 (approximately Rs 29,500). The company is yet to announce the Indian prices for the same. The only difference in terms of specifications or looks, both the variants have is the inclusion of a disc drive on the regular PS5 and none on the Digital Edition.
To add, DualSense controllers are priced at $69.99 (approximately Rs 5,000) per piece and the charging dock is priced at $29.99 (approximately Rs 2,200). The PS5 is powered by Eight Zen 2 Cores clocked at 3.5GHz with variable frequency paired with AMD RDNA 2 GPU 36 CUs clocked at 2.23GHz with variable frequency. The GPU has a total power of 10.28 teraflops. The device comes with a custom 825GB PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD with uncompressed speeds of 5.5GB/s and compressed speeds of 8-9GB/s, paired with 16GB of GDDR6 RAM.
It will come with support for up to 8K resolution at a 120fps refresh rate, with a HDMI 2.1 display out. The regular PS5 with a disc drive will support 4K UHD Blu-Ray discs. The PS5 will also come with support for 3D sound. It will consist of three USB Type-A ports, one USB Type-C port, an Ethernet port and support for Wi-Fi 5. Sony has announced six first-party titles, which will be made available day 1, November 12. These include Astro’s Playroom, Demon’s Souls, Destruction All Stars, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition and Sackboy: A Big Adventure. Horizon Forbidden West will be launching later.