Sony has been working on the next PlayStation for four years. The leading system architect Mark Cerny in an interview with Wired reveal the first official hardware details. Among other things, he explained that the new console will not be a mere upgrade, comparable to that PlayStation 4 Pro. Cerny spoke of “fundamental changes to what a game can be”.
After Cerny had revealed the first information about the PS5, Sony CEO Jim Ryan also spoke in an interview CNET in turn through the new console. He confirms that she is one SSD hard drive receives and also a 4K resolution up to 120 Hz offers.
Mark Cerny spoke of one earlier 8K resolutionthat too Ray tracing enables. According to the console architect, a model from the Radeon Navi series of AMD are used. He also stated that the processor on the third generation of the AMD Ryzen line based, in which eight cores of the new 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture are installed.
The AMD’s sound chip is said to be a custom unit for 3D audio that console architect Mark Cerny believes will redefine video game sound. With headphones, he promises a new “gold standard” here.