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Live PlayStation 5 photos reveal a truly giant console

NCC Sony’s PlayStation 5 hasn’t really appeared in live photos, making it difficult to gauge the size of the console. However, the game console has finally made a real-world appearance in a filing at Taiwan’s NCC (via The Verge) — and it’s clear the PS5 isn’t meant for small cabinets. While Sony hasn’t been shy …

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Sony makes it official: PlayStation 5 won’t natively support PS1, PS2, PS3

Enlarge / Were you hoping to play classic PlayStation discs on the newest PlayStation 5 console later this year? If so, we have bad news. Aurich Lawson Wednesday’s deluge of PlayStation 5 news mostly revolved around brand-new content launching alongside the console on November 12. Lost in the fray was a key detail that confirmed …

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Confused about which console to buy? Just wait.

After months of speculation, we now have a clear picture of how the next generation of consoles is shaping up. Four consoles at three price points, each offering a slightly different take on the future of gaming. At just $300, the Xbox Series S is clearly the value proposition. You won’t get true 4K gaming, …

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Sony: We’ll have more PS5s than we did PS4s at launch

Sony Despite rumors to the contrary, Sony will have plenty of PlayStation 5 consoles ready for launch — more than it did when the PS4 first appeared, according to Sony Interactive CEO Jim Ryan. At the same time, he admitted that Sony wasn’t sure about either the supply or demand picture, considering the COVID-19 crisis. …

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PlayStation 5 pre-orders appear at retailers like Walmart and Target

Target.com If you’ve seen enough and you’re ready to put money down on Sony’s new-generation console, then the time is now. We don’t know what the supply situation will be like for the PS5, but now that the price has been announced ($500 with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive, $400 without), and despite Sony’s …

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Watch the first gameplay from the ‘Demon’s Souls’ PS5 remake

FromSoftware/Bluepoint Games We’ve known for a few months that Bluepoint Games is remastering Demon’s Souls for PS5, and now we have our first look at gameplay. While the updated version of the 2009 classic will probably still be super difficult (the iconic “you died” message flashes up towards the end of the trailer for good …

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Bloomberg: PS5 Digital Edition pricing could dip below $400

Sony We’re only a day or so away from Sony’s next PlayStation 5 event where we hope to get a confirmed price / launch date for the new console, but the rumors are still coming in. After reporting in July that Sony would respond to the coronavirus pandemic by boosting PS5 manufacturing to make as …

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Incredible Ratchet & Clank gameplay demo reveals PS5’s SSD difference

The world-warping content in today’s Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart demo came in two forms. First is a sort of quick-lasso system that lets you warp within a given battling arena. Here’s the “before”… …and here’s the “after.” This kind of rapid-fire movement forces the engine to essentially render nearly double the on-screen geometry to …

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Here’s seven minutes of ‘Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’ gameplay

Insomniac Games / Sony At Gamescon 2020, Insomniac Games and Sony shared an uninterrupted demo of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart that showed off more of the PlayStation 5 exclusive’s gameplay. The trailer didn’t reveal anything we hadn’t already seen when Sony first showed off the game during its PS5 showcase in June, but it …

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Your PlayStation allegiance may determine whether you can preorder a PS5

Enlarge / This credit card doesn’t exist, but if it did, we’re not sure it’d count as “previous interests and PlayStation activities” in terms of jumping the PlayStation 5 pre-order line. Aurich Lawson / Getty Images Want to be first in line to preorder PlayStation 5? In a rare move for a console’s launch, Sony …

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