Sony has officially announced the upcoming PlayStation 5 launch event. Sony was first to launch its latest gaming console on 4 June. But the company had postponed the launch event as the black movement in America became violent. Now the company will launch its upcoming Sony PlayStation 5 on 11 June. The company has announced this by tweeting its official Twitter account.
See you Thursday 11th June at 9pm BST for a look at the future of gaming on PS5:
What was the Reason For delaying the PS5 Event?
In a Facebook post and On twitter, Sony says the postponing of the event is to “allow more voices to be heard,” pointing to, but not directly mentioning the ongoing protests in the US. The protests in the country are going on over the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year old black man who died in police custody after an officer knelt on his knee. “We do not feel that now is a time for celebration,” mentioned the tweet.
Sony PlayStation 5 Details & Specification
Jim Ryan, president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, has posted a blog about the hardware of the upcoming gaming console Sony PlayStation 5. Ryan states in his post that Sony’s new gaming console will be shipped with a new controller. The new controllers will be launched by Sony with haptic feedback. Earlier the company used to provide consoles with “Rumble” feedback. With this, game developers will be able to customize the haptic feedback according to the game and situation.
Along with this, adaptive triggers will also be given in the company’s new gaming controllers. The new level provides immersion experience with new haptic feedback gaming. In this, a USB Type C port will be provided for charging. Sony will send game developers their gaming consoles in advance so that they can customize the haptic feedback of these consoles according to the game. Sony PlayStation is set to have 16GB of GDDR6 RAM and a custom 825GB SSD. and will have eight-core AMD Zen 2 CPU clocked at 3.5GHz and Navi-based GPU. Sony promised that the SSD will have super-fast load times in games.
Sony has also revamped the user interfaces of the upcoming PlayStation, which show real-time information in the multi-player and single-player sections.