PlayStation 5 Release Date, News & Update: Will New Console Have 2 Versions? Will Ditch The Use Of Discs? Find Out Here!

By Staff Reporter , Updated Nov 21, 2016 05:22 AM EST

As PlayStation 4 Pro is now out on the market, video console enthusiasts are now wondering when they will see the new PlayStation 5. A lot of rumors are now surrounding the much-awaited console, but Sony has yet to announce anything about it yet.

The details surrounding PlayStation 5 are all merely assumptions and theories by the game fanatics and enthusiasts. However, everyone is clinging on this small information as they, too, are excited to know more about the upcoming unit.

Fans expect PlayStation 5 to be better and carry a lot of improvements from its predecessors PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro. But, as the PS4 Pro was just recently released, supporters of this brand know that they won't get a touch of it for a long while.

Specs, Features Of PlayStation 5

Nonetheless, News Independent revealed the updated rumored specs that PlayStation 5 will carry. Allegedly, it will have, of course, VR compatibility and a 4K resolution. It, too, is expected to have an AMD Radeon chipset with 1700p HD video support.

PlayStation 5 is also expected to better than the rest of the PlayStation consoles and to match the upcoming Xbox 2 or Microsoft's Project Scorpio. Just like PS4, there are also hearsays that PS5 will have two models and it might now ditch the use of discs.

PlayStation 5 Alleged Release Date

Meanwhile, GamenGuide recently reported that PlayStation 5 might be unveiled in 2018. In fact, this was supported by a renowned Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki on his tweet.

"PS4 Pro? Wait, what about PS5? Macquarie's Damian Thong who correctly predicted PS4 slim and Pro says PS5 may arrive in 2nd half of 2018," he tweeted. The analyst has been known for correctly predicting the releases of PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation Slim, thus a lot now is waiting if PlayStation 5 will indeed be revealed in 2018.

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