Playstation 5

The Playstation 5 is almost here and it brings a whole host of improvements. Such as ridiculously quick loading times with an ultra speed SSD. Deeper immersion with improved haptic feedback and adaptive triggers and 3D audio!

Thanks to a brand new custom CPU, GPU and SSD with intergrated I/O, the Playstation console has been re-written, with near instant load times for installed PS5 games. Allowing developers to create even more expansive and immersive environments like we’ve never seen before. Not only that there is incredible graphics on the PS5 thanks to ray tracing. Which will bring a new level of realism as rays of light are individually simulated. Therefore creating a true to life shadow and reflections in PS5 games.

Games are played in 4K and up to 12ofps on compatible games with support for 120Hz on 4K Displays. There will be, on supported PS5 games rich,vibrant and lifelike colours on the graphics. Furthermore with those lucky enough to have an 8K tv, the PS5 is compatible with 8K displays through the HDMI 2.1 port!

Playstation 5 Flavours

There are two different versions of the PS5, a regular PS5 with a disc drive an a digital only version of the same console. Which is exactly the same, it just has no disc drive.

Both consoles offer backwards compatibility both through the disc and downloaded PS4 games. They will both offer game boost, which will improve current PS4 and PS VR games. Providing faster and smoother frame rates as well as improved graphics if the developer chooses to. PS4 disc based games and digital based games will both be able to be upgraded to PS5 their counterparts if the developers allow. Lastly both consoles will also allow for PS VR intergration. Connect your PS VR to the PS5 to enjoy VR supported games. You’ll need a Playstation Camera and a Playstation Camera Adaptor which you can request from Sony here.


On release date (12th and 19th November) you will be able to play a selection of generation-defining PS4 games. If you are a PS Plus member at no extra cost!

Here are the games available in the PlayStation Plus Collection.

From Worldwide Studios:

  • Bloodborne
  • Days Gone
  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War
  • Infamous Second Son
  • Ratchet and Clank
  • The Last Guardian
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • Until Dawn
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

From third-party publishers and developers:

  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Battlefield 1
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Zombies Chronicles Edition
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
  • Fallout 4
  • Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Persona 5
  • Resident Evil 7 biohazard

The PlayStation Plus Collection will be an added benefit to the existing PS4 benefits that PlayStation Plus members receive for a single subscription price – no additional membership fee required. Once you redeem a game from the PlayStation Plus Collection, you can keep the games for as long as you are an active PlayStation Plus member. PS4 games redeemed from the PlayStation Plus Collection and played on the PS5 console will see benefits such as increased loading speed and improved or more stable frame rates with PS5’s Game Boost.

Playstation 5 – Immersion

One of Sony’s killer moves is the new DualSense controller. Which promises to bring a new deeper gaming experience with haptic feedback and adaptive triggers!

The new controller will enhance haptic feedback to make it feel as though you are in the game by allowing you to feel the effects and impact of your ingame actions through dynamic sensory feedback. This is enhanced even further with adaptive triggers. Which will allow for dynamic resistance levels which simulate the physical impact of in-game activities in select games. Such as pulling a trigger on a gun or pushing down a spring.

This is improved even further with 3D Audio technology (only available in headphones) you will be able to feel where the sound is coming from. In any direction! With compatible headphones you will come alive with Tempest 3D AudioTech!

Playstation 5: Entertainment

The PS5 is also a fantastic entertainment hub, watch Ultra 4K Blu-Ray discs on the PS5 (excludes PS5 Digital Edition) and stream 4K entertainment with supported apps on a 4K TV!

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