Sony sold 7.8 million PlayStation 5 units till March 2021; 0.4 million smartphones in Q4 FY 2020

Sony Corporation has reported an operating profit of 971.9 billion yen, up 14.9% YoY on 2,220.4 billion yen revenue, up 26.9% YoY for the Fourth quarter of the financial year 2020 that ended March 31, 2021. It reported that sales of PlayStation 5 reached 7.8 million cumulative units as of the end of March since it started selling in November. The company sold 4.5 million in the last year, so it has added 3.3 million units in the first 3 months of this year. Continue reading “Sony sold 7.8 million PlayStation 5 units till March 2021; 0.4 million smartphones in Q4 FY 2020”

Sony PlayStation 5 Review: Defining the next generation of console gaming

After a year of teasing us with the design, specs and upcoming games, Sony has finally launched their next generation game console in India, the PlayStation 5. The console has been in development for many years now, and has some major upgrades over the PlayStation 4 Pro, which was released more than 4 years ago. Similar to the last generation, Sony chose AMD CPUs and GPUs to power the console, and they are significantly more powerful than any of the previous generation.

After using it for about a week, and playing some of the launch titles, here are our thoughts and review of the Sony PlayStation 5.

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Sony PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition design, new accessories and games revealed

At its online event Sony revealed the design PlayStation 5, and announced that it comes in two models, the PlayStation 5 console with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive and a PlayStation 5 Digital Edition without a disc drive. Other features and the overall design are similar that includes USB-A port and USB-C port along with a power button. Continue reading “Sony PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition design, new accessories and games revealed”

Sony PlayStation 5 specs released — AMD Zen 2 Octa-Core CPU up to 3.5GHz, 16GB DDRR6, 36CU RDNA 2 GPU

Just two days after Microsoft released the specs and design for its upcoming Xbox Series X console, Sony has come out and released the specs for its upcoming PS5. It features nearly the same internals as the Series X, with an 8-core AMD Zen 2 based CPU, RDNA 2 based GPU with 36 compute units, 16GB GDDR6 RAM, Tempest 3D audio engine and more.

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Sony PlayStation 5 with 3rd Gen Ryzen CPU, new controller with haptic technology and adaptive triggers launching 2020-end

Sony has finally confirmed that its PlayStation 5, the next-generation gaming console will launch for the Holidays 2020. To remind you, Sony introduced the PlayStation 4 back in 2013, and the PlayStation 4 Pro was introduced in 2016. Continue reading “Sony PlayStation 5 with 3rd Gen Ryzen CPU, new controller with haptic technology and adaptive triggers launching 2020-end”

Sony PlayStation 5 said to come with 3rd Gen Ryzen CPU, 8K graphics support, Ray Tracing and more

Sony launched its popular console PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation VR in India in February 2017 and is long due for a refresh. According to fresh reports, Sony could be unveiling the next generation PlayStation with completely new hardware. It is expected to be powered by CPU from AMD, GPU, Ray Tracing, SSDs, and more features. Continue reading “Sony PlayStation 5 said to come with 3rd Gen Ryzen CPU, 8K graphics support, Ray Tracing and more”