All News tagged with 'Hardware'

PlayStation 5 has sold over 1 million units in Japan

The PlayStation 5 has sold big in Japan with over 1 million units sold in 43 weeks, far outpacing the time taken for PS4 to sell the same amount of units. The disk-drive unity has outsold the digital edition nearly 8/1.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 0

New lighter PS5 model appears on shelves

A PS5 hardware revision that shed 300g and revised the screw has been long rumoured and was essentially confirmed when official documentation was published by Sony. Now, this new model has hit shelves.

Posted 2 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 5

PS5's first software beta adds M.2 SSD support

The PS5 should be getting expanded SSD memory support very soon, according to a support page listing on Sony's site. This will allow you to increase the 800GB internal storage by up to 4TB.

Posted 3 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 4

PlayStation 5 Digital Edition console announced

Sony has finally unveiled the PlayStation 5 console and has also surprised the world with an all-digital version of the console. The PlayStation 5 Digital Edition will be available with no disc drive.

Posted 1 year ago by Sean Carey 4

Sony unveils new PlayStation 5 DualSense controller

Sony has unveiled the new controller for the PlayStation 5. The DualSense aims to improve immersion in video games and features, haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and a built-in microphone.

Posted 1 year ago by Sean Carey 30

Happy Birthday to PlayStation 2, 20 years old today

The PlayStation 2 is 20 years old today, with its original launch in Japan taking place on March 4th, 2000. It remains the most successful games console of all time and a beloved memory of many a 30-year-old.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke 7

Prime Day 2019: Best Deals on PlayStation 4 Consoles

Amazon's Prime Day has begun, in which customers can get significant discounts on products if they are signed up to Amazon Prime. Here's a selection of Prime Day US and UK deals on PlayStation 4 consoles.

Posted 2 years ago by Sam Quirke 5

PS5 FAQ – What Do We Know?

In light of all of the new information from Mark Cerny's recent interview, we've put together a comprehensive list of everything we know so far about the PlayStation 5.

Posted 2 years ago by Dave Horobin

Sony Files Patent for Wireless PlayStation VR

The latest patent submitted by Sony focuses on another of their peripherals -- this time, it looks like they're hoping to make a wireless version of PlayStation VR.

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Alpine Green DualShock 4 Controller Arrives Next Month

If you're one of those people who likes to collect controllers, you may be interested in a new Dualshock 4 variant that's arriving in North America next month -- the Alpine Green controller.

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith

PlayStation Vita Production Officially Ends in Japan

It seems like "soon" was earlier than people previously thought; the official Japanese website has now been amended to confirm production of the final two PlayStation Vita models has been discontinued.

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Surprise Firmware Update For the PlayStation Vita

The PS Vita is getting a surprise firmware update, users are reporting. There's nothing official on Sony's side yet and the update's notes are pretty vague, but GearNuke did some digging and found it's mainly security related.

Posted 2 years ago by Sam Quirke

Black Friday: Amazon US Offers 40% Off DualShock 4 Range

Amazon US have put up a discount on a range of official DualShock 4 controllers. Take your pick from the classic black, Green Camoflage, Magma Red, Midnight Blue and Gold and enjoy 40% off the default price.

Posted 2 years ago by Sam Quirke