The worlds most expected console, Playstation 5, is here.
New muscles, new design, new controller. Are you ready for a revolution in gaming? Here is an overview of PlayStation 5. It comes with a new controller, 8K support, Ray Tracing, backward compatibility, new installation options for games and SSD storage, which means minimal loading.
Better graphics, less loading. PlayStation 5 is built with future tech, which makes it possible for game developers to make fundamental changes in the games’ look and performance. PS5 comes with an SSD hard disk, which makes it extremely quick, smooth and energy-saving. When the hard disk was presented for the first time, it took 1 second to start Marvel’s Spider-Man. It takes 15 seconds on a PlayStation 4.
DualSense is PlayStation’s new controller for PS5, and the focus is on the vibrations, also called haptic feedback. You already know it from DualShock 4 (and your smartphone), but it is a whole new experience with DualSense. You will be able to feel ‘the grittiness’, when you drive through the mud in a rally game, and feel the blast in the right side of the controller, if there’s a grenade exploding over your right shoulder. There is even vibration in L2 and R2 buttons. DualSense has also gotten a new design, and it comes with a built-in microphone.
PlayStation 5 comes with Ray Tracing, which gives the graphics a massive push forward. Ray Tracing makes the light and the reflections in your game more realistic. The technology recreates the way light moves in reality. Instead of incorporating “false light” in the game, Ray Tracing follows the line of light in the game; millions of light particles that move and dance with and on the objects in your game. It creates almost photo-realistic experience and it is a huge element of the graphics experience on PS5.
Go on YouTube to see some examples. It is crazy
Finally! Backward compatibility. With PlayStation 5, Sony is jumping on board. It is confirmed that you can play your PlayStation 4 games on the upcoming PS5, and it might be possible to relive the childhood’s game catalogue from the old games for PS1, PS2 and PS3. According to the new report, Sony is working on a ‘remastering engine’. This is, however, not confirmed yet.