Barely a week before its official release, the manufacturer already announced that it plans to sell the PS5 via online channels only.
Shortly after news about a PS5 overheating was shared online, it appears a review unit has encountered an unidentified issue and is no longer functional.
Unlike the PS5 -- which Sony confirmed will not be available in retail stores -- select outlets will have stocks of the Xbox Series X.
In a new PS5 ad from Sony titled 'New Worlds to Explore', people spotted text below the screen which listed the estimated release windows for several games.
Aside from its next-generation visuals and performance, the PS5 promises to make gameplay even more immersive.
When the PlayStation 5 was officially unveiled, many were surprised by its size as it towered over every other platform released so far.
Based on how the statement was worded, there is a likelihood of additional PS5 units being offered online only as a precaution against the pandemic.
PS5 will enter a head-to-head battle with rival Xbox, released two days earlier, with both hoping to capture the market in the run-up to Christmas.
Unlike the Xbox Series X/S gamepad, which received minor tweaks the PS5 DualSense controller is a major overhaul from its predecessor.
For the Xbox Series X and PS5, it's clear that Fortnite will run on native 4K resolution with frame rates locked at 60 fps.
It was only a few months ago when it was revealed that the outer shell of the Sony PS5 was removable.
What future PS5 owners should know is that all of the PS4 titles listed will be free of charge for those with active PlayStation Plus subscriptions.
At first glance, the PS5 appears deceptively compact thanks to its vertical design, but it practically towers over its predecessors.
Originally, Lucid Games intended to release the vehicular combat title on the same day as the initial release of the PS5 on November 12.
According to Sony, "movies, TV shows, music, and gaming live streams only add to the PlayStation experience."
Among the features touted by both companies that will ship with their respective next-generation systems is native support for 4K and up to 8K visuals.
As concerns grew among its users, the company offered an explanation which details how it would approach voice chats in the future.
Version 8.0 of the PS4 firmware is intended to tweak some functionalities ahead of the next-generation platform's arrival.
According to sources, buyers can check with antonline which claims it will open new preorders for the PS5 and Xbox Series S by 2:00 p.m. ET Tuesday.
Although this might sound discouraging, there are select PS4 games that will reportedly benefit from the "Game Boost" feature.
The seven-minute footage features the standard PS5 model with the console's head of mechanical design Yasuhiro Ootori
PlayStation head Jim Ryan notes that the PS4 sold seven million units before the end of its first fiscal year.
One of the interesting elements about the DualSense controller is the attention to detail Sony's designers have imbued on the item.
It's a common practice for manufacturers to ship out units to reviewers and influencers ahead of the release date for publicity.
Although the PS4 version of "Marvel's Spider-Man" will run on the PS5 natively, there are no visual upgrades included.
Amazon has reportedly sent out emails to customers who have pre-purchased their PS5 console to warn them of possible delays.
Unlike the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition, there is a stark contrast in performance between the Xbox Series X and the Xbox Series.
Sony will launch both the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition on November 12, in select markets with a global release to follow on November 19.
The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are slated to hit retailers on Nov. 10, while Sony might reveal more information about the PS5 later this week.
After the Xbox Series S trailer leaked ahead of its intended schedule, Microsoft opted to take advantage of the publicity instead.