PlayStation 5 Goes Official Without Optical Drive

PlayStation 5 Goes Official Without Optical Drive
Key Points:
  • Sony unveiled the new gaming console.
  • The company has announced in standard version and digital edition.
  • Sony did not reveal the pricing and availability information.

After the long wait and suspense, the Japanese electronics giant Sony has officially unveiled its new gaming console called PlayStation 5, and the company has announced two variants – a standard edition and a digital edition, both of them are coming with no optical drive. So, without wasting any time let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the newly announced gaming console.

PlayStation 5 Goes Official Without Optical Drive

The latest PlayStation 5 is coming with a sleek and vertical designing language and it is coming with white and black colour combination, the centre part of the gaming console looks like accommodate a standard USB Type A and the USB Type C port on the front along with the blue LED bulb and there is also vent and the top curve.

Unfortunately, we don’t have any look at the rear side of the gaming console, we can also see that the new PlayStation 5 is standing on a vertical stand and that is a usual setup. On the other hand, the Digital Edition comes with a thinner design and the same has a more symmetric design.

PlayStation 5 Goes Official Without Optical Drive

The company has also showcased a variety of accessories for the new PlayStation 5 gaming consoles and that includes the very familiar DualSense controller which will feature haptic feedback and a built-in microphone and that will take the gaming experience to the next level. It is also bringing a charging station for the charging purpose of the DualSense controllers simultaneously along with an HD camera and that is for the motion tracking which joins with a new Pulse 3D wireless headset and Media Remote for using the console as a Blu Ray player as well as the streaming box.

Sony has also announced the new games for newly announced PlayStation 5 and that includes Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Horizon Forbidden West, Gran Turismo 7, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Resident Evil Village, NBA 2K21, Deathloop, Hitman III, and more. Moreover, the company has also confirmed that there will be an updated version of GTA V and that will offer additional content along with technical improvement, visual upgrades, and performance enhancement. The game is expected to arrive on the gaming console by the second half of 2021.

Regarding the specification, the company already confirmed the same and if you are unaware about it then you can check it out below.

Specifications of PlayStation 5

The gaming console will be powered by AMD’s third-generation Ryzen CPU along with a custom Radeon Navi GPU for the graphical task. It will also come with the octa-core Zen 2 CPU with each core running at 3.5 GHz and the GPU will offer 10.28 TFLOPs, running 36 CUs at 2.23 GHz.

The upcoming PlayStation 5 will be matted with 16 GB of GDDR6 RAM along with an 856 GB of SSD and that can will offer 5 GB/s, and the same will allow expanding the SSD. Well, Sony already confirmed that the upcoming gaming console will be the company’s first console to feature a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray drive.

In terms of pricing and availability, the company did not reveal the information yet. But just a couple of hours ago, we came across a report which tipped that the same will have a price tag of £599.99.

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Written by Akhil

Love to play with latest technology and gadgets and always been curious and mystic about the tech world. Always wanting to update with anything that is useful and beneficial to people in general. Manages multiple blogs and portals...


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