PlayStation 5 Pro could launch alongside standard mannequin, new rumor suggests


Late final yr, Sony president and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida confirmed {that a} next-generation PlayStation was in growth, and Mark Cerny, chief architect of the upcoming console, has been arduous at work on the PS5 ever since.

Based on earlier console launches, it might be protected to imagine {that a} standard PS5 machine will get launched first, adopted by a slimmed-down mannequin shortly after and a beefed-up ‘professional’ model just a few years later. 

However, a new rumor has cropped up suggesting that Sony will reduce to the chase and launch the PlayStation 5 Pro concurrently its base-model PS5.

As noticed by Wccftech, famous Japanese video games journalist Zenji Nishikawa made the declare in a new video on his YouTube channel, and whereas that sort of factor usually would not be thought of a rock-solid lead, Nishikawa has confirmed correct up to now along with his predictions of the PS4 Pro and Switch Lite.

According to Nishikawa, the PS5 Pro will price round $100-$150 greater than the fundamental PS5 console. The report states that Sony is taking this strategy as a result of it has “acknowledged the curiosity in a high-end mannequin and desires to present gamers what they need proper from the start of the technology.”

Of course, it is arduous to think about what a ‘Pro’ model of the PlayStation 5 may appear to be, on condition that the bottom mannequin’s confirmed specs already point out that it will be a beast – on the PS5’s announcement, Cerny revealed that it will boast 8K TV assist, an 8-core AMD chipset primarily based on third technology Ryzen structure, a GPU primarily based on the Radeon Navi household, ray-tracing functionality, an SSD storage system and backwards compatibility with PS4 games and PSVR {hardware}.

The PlayStation 5 is anticipated to launch someday in 2020-2021.

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