PlayStation 5 (also known by the abbreviated name PS5) is the fifth home video game console made by Sony Computer Entertainment. It will be released at the end of 2020. Most games from the PlayStation 4 work with it. There are two kinds of the console, one with a Blu-ray optical disc drive, and a cheaper version without, where games can only be bought from the PlayStation Store.
|Also known as||PS5|
|Developer||Sony Interactive Entertainment|
|Type||Home video game console|
|Release date||Q4 2020|
|Media||Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD (base PS5 only)|
|CPU||8-core AMD Zen 2, variable frequency, up to 3.5 GHz|
|Memory||16 GB GDDR6 SDRAM|
|Storage||Custom 825 GB SSD|
|Removable storage||Internal (user upgradeable) NVMe M.2 SSD, or external USB-based HDD|
|Display||Video output formats HDMI: 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K UHD, 8K UHD|
|Graphics||Custom AMD RDNA 2, variable frequency, up to 2.23 GHz|
|Sound||Custom Tempest Engine 3D Audio|
|Online services||PlayStation Network|
|Most PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games|
- Warren, Tom (June 11, 2020). "This is the PlayStation 5". The Verge.
- Phillips, Tom (May 29, 2020). "New PS4 games must also run on PlayStation 5 from July, Sony tells devs". Eurogamer. Retrieved May 29, 2020.