According to published reports, the PlayStation 5 will be weaker than the Xbox Series X, but Sony have a “trump card”
At a time when Microsoft is actively marketing its gaming console new generation Xbox Series X, Sony continues to keep silent and in no hurry to announce their PlayStation 5. However, the U.S. games retail chain GameStop have accidentally revealed all the technical information about PS5. Mention was quickly removed from the site, but the data remains in the Google cache.
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According to published reports, the PlayStation 5 will be weaker than the Xbox Series X.
According to the source,
performance PlayStation 5 will be only 9 TFLOPs, while competitor Microsoft has a capacity of 12 TFLOPs, which is comparable to gaming Nvidia RTX 2080. However, Sony has a trump card in the face of more powerful PlayStation 5 Pro, which will also be available, but at a higher price of $ 600.
It was also confirmed that the fifth edition of gaming console from Sony will get support 8K video, three-dimensional sound and the function of ray tracing. Also among the data designated 8-core chip from AMD, the ultra-fast SSD and DualShock 5. GameStop has also confirmed backwards compatibility with all the games from the PlayStation 4, but not older games from the PlayStation 3 and more “ancient” game consoles will not be supported.
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It is worth noting that according to rumors the Xbox Series X is the most powerful new generation consoles from Microsoft, and the company is also preparing weaker version at a more affordable price. Earlier it was reported that the PlayStation 5 could be priced at $ 499, which is considerably more than $ 399 for the most expensive PlayStation now 4 Pro. The console will go on sale closer to the festive Christmas season 2020.
We will remind that earlier the PlayStation 5 won the battle of the consoles long before it began. At the same time, Sony has reduced the price of PlayStation 4 for Ukraine.
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