Sony has confirmed that its fifth video games console will merely be known as the PlayStation5, and that it is set to be launched round Christmas 2020.
“These updates might not be an enormous shock, however we needed to verify them for our PlayStation followers, as we begin to reveal extra details about our vision for the following technology,” the interactive entertainment model introduced via an official blog post and WIRED magazine today (October 8).
In the identical statement, the company also defined to avid gamers that the console will include a brand new model of controller, which can enable the consumer to “get a way of a wide range of textures when working through fields of grass or plodding through mud.”
Utilizing haptics rather than the ‘rumble’ technology present in DualShock controllers, operators will “truly feel a broader range of feedback, so crashing right into a wall in a race car feels completely different than making a tackle on the soccer field.”
Sony continued: “Builders can program the resistance of the triggers so that you simply really feel the tactile sensation of drawing a bow and arrow or accelerating an off-road automobile by way of rocky terrain.
“Together with the haptics, this will produce a strong expertise that higher simulates varied actions.
“Sport creators have began to obtain early variations of the brand new controller, and we can’t wait to see the place their imagination goes with these new options at their disposal.”
Sony concluded by urging followers to listen out for extra details concerning the PS5 throughout the yr ahead, insisting that it has “loads of blockbuster experiences coming your means on PS4, together with Dying Stranding, The Final of Us Half II, and Ghost of Tsushima.”