Update (21:56 GMT): unfortunately, the leak turned out to be fake. We apologize for any false information. Photo sent by an anonymous source, we originally did not vouch for their authenticity.
Good news: we have pictures of an early prototype of the Sony PlayStation 5, which, according to the latest rumors, will be released in 2020. Let me remind you that the current generation of consoles recently turned 5 years old.
PS5 photo we received from an anonymous source. He confirmed that the appearance can change. In any case, we can’t vouch for the authenticity of the sample, but the fact that he looks the most likely – fact.
Rumors say that as the processor for the PS5 will be used OCTA core chip Ryzen architecture Zen+ and a graphics processor architecture Vega. Memory GDDR6 standard.
The new console will allow you to play in 4K with 60 frames per second. At the start of sales projects The Last of Us Part II, Death of Stranding, Ghost of Tsushima and Red Dead Redemption 2.
As for the cost, it is going to be around $ 500 (~32 900 rubles at the current exchange rate).
Insider under the nickname RuthenicCookie previously reported that the name of the console Arabic numeral replaced by the Roman. Thus, the name may be the Sony PlayStation V.
But if you pay attention to the boot menu, there the name used in classical style — «PS5».
The source who sent us the photos, said that now the prototype of PS5 works only in bootloader mode, but it has the firmware that it tries to install.
Safe mode PS5
Safe mode PS4
Test version PlayStation 5 supports gamepad PS4, DualShock looks like 5 is unknown. According to leaks, it will be built in camera.
In October, Sony has patented a DualShock controller with a touch screen, but will it appear in the fifth generation is not yet known.
On 16 November it became known that Sony will miss the first annual video game exhibition E3 2019. It is obvious that the company is preparing for a major announcement that the PlayStation 5. Perhaps, as part of its PlayStation Experience event.
Update: unfortunately, the leak turned out to be a fake. Sorry for the false information. Photo sent an anonymous source, we initially did not vouch for their authenticity.
Good news: we got photos of an early prototype of the Sony PlayStation 5, which according to the latest rumors will be released only in 2020. Keep in mind that the current generation of consoles has recently celebrated its 5th anniversary.
We received the photo from an anonymous source. The source confirmed that the appearance of the device may change. In any case, we can not vouch for the authenticity of the sample itself, but as you can see the device looks quite probable.
Furthermore, rumors say that an eight-core chip Ryzen with the new “Zen+” architecture together with Vega GPU will be used as a processor for the PS5. Memory GDDR6 standard.
The new console will support 4K games with 60 frames per second. The following projects were announced at the start of sales: The Last Of Us Part II, Death of Stranding, Ghost of Tsushima and Red Dead Redemption 2.
The cost of The device will be around $500.
RuthenicCookie Insider previously reported that in the title of the console would replace the Arabic numeral in Roman. Thus, the official name of the console might be PlayStation Sony V.
However, as it is visible at the menu the name remained same in the classic style — «PS5».
The source who sent us the photos said that the PS5 prototype is not working only in bootloader mode, but it has a firmware image that in theory could be installed.
Safe Mode PS5
Safe Mode PS4
The test version of the PlayStation 5 supports the PS4 gamepad. What the DualShock 5 looks like is still unknown. According to current leaks, a new DualShock will have a built-in camera.
In October, Sony patented the touchscreen controller DualShock, but whether it will be released in the 5th generation is still unknown.
In mid-November, Sony made a statement that for the first time company will not be present at the E3 2019.
Obviously, the company is preparing for a large announcement that will be devoted to the PlayStation 5. Perhaps during the PlayStation Experience event.