The fifth generation of family consoles PlayStation, Sony's historical video division is approaching the market. After discovering the first technical details, Japan's technological giant assured it plans to launch it for sale before April 2020.
According to The Wall Street Journal reporter, Takashi Mochizuki, this revelation emerged as part of the data that was discovered in the course of 2018, the most profitable fiscal year in history from Sony, both for the division of video games, and for the company as a whole.
Also, Mochizuki added that Sony has invested nearby $ 278 million in the development of the PlayStation 5. Among the features of the console that will explain the amount of money allocated is the inclusion of the new disc player; retro-compatibility with the PlayStation 4 and its virtual reality PS VR; a powerful processor and graphics card designed by AMD; in addition to its own storage system based on SSD solid-state drives.
Eli, the protagonist of the video game The Last of Us 2, one of the first games to come with the PlayStation 5.
Other data that support what was reported by the Wall Street Journal journalist are development sets distributed among studies third party , owned by Sony, to start playing games on the next PlayStation 5.
"If you ask yourself why Sony has currently provided the PS5 information, one reason (I've heard it) is that there are many studies that have been received or will get the development kits this month." Sony knew that the information would be disclosed and that's why they were progressing, "said Geamer Kotaku's editor-in-chief, Jason Schreyer.