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Sony makes the new PlayStation 5 specifications official, check it out

At an online event, Sony reveals the complete technical specifications of the new PlayStation 5

After maintaining the specialized media (and especially the fans) in the most complete darkness on the successor of PS4, a Sony finally revealed the settings of the PlayStation 5, your new digital entertainment machine, at an event this Wednesday (3/18). In this article you can check all the news that happened during the announcement of the new Sony console by the Sony architecture manager, Mark Cerny.

The new PS5

So far, experts and players could only speculate what the PlayStation 5 based on the developer kit that several game companies received from Sony to design and test their new creations. The design was quite unusual when compared to the appearance of its predecessors. In addition, companies could not disclose the machine's specifications.

With this Tuesday's announcement (3/17) gives Microsoft with the complete configurations of the new Xbox Series X, many speculated that Sony would invest in similar hardware, that is, a high quality SSD storage unit and graphics processing power as good.

And it was with these two points in mind that Mark Cerny led his presentation. First, it was revealed that the new SSD storage unit from 825 GB the PS5 will have faster uploads without loading screens, high-speed streaming, removal of duplicate data and without delay in installing update patches.

In addition, the powerful new GPU will have an "boost ? which allows the component to use more of the main processor power of the console to reproduce graphics quickly and optimally.

Below you can check the presentation of the new configurations PS5 in full:

Technical specifications PS5

Below you can see the complete technical specifications of the new PS5:

PriceNot announced
Release dateNot announced
Processor8 Zen 2 cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
GPU10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
RAM16GB GDDR6 / 256-bit
Storage825GB customizable SSD
Maximum Resolution8K
Tactical unit4K UHD Blu-ray drive
External storageUSB HDD support
Backwards compatibilityAble to run PS4 and PS4 Plus games

Games for PlayStation 5

At the moment Godfall the only game announced exclusively for the PS5. The RPG features impressive graphics and action-packed gameplay and a good dose of adventure. At the moment, the Gearbox game has no confirmed release date.

Godfall for PlayStation 5Godfall the first game announced exclusively for the PlayStation 5

Unfortunately, the event was more focused on developers and tech enthusiasts with technical information on the console's configurations, so we will have to wait for upcoming revelations of the new PlayStation 5 such as its design, price and release date.