All News tagged with 'Hardware'

Sony banks on God of War Ragnarok to recover weak PS5 sales

Sony is pinning hopes on God of War Ragnarok to pull up PS5 sales this fiscal year, as the PlayStation company has yet to sell half of the 18 million consoles it has targeted to sell despite being halfway through the fiscal year.

Posted 1 month ago by Lee Brady 9

PS5 is the slowest-selling PlayStation console in Japan, ever

The PS5 has reached two million sales in Japan this month, making it the slowest Sony PlayStation console to reach this milestone — ever. The PS5 reached this milestone slower than every console from the PS1 to the PS Vita.

Posted 1 month ago by Lee Brady 6

PS5 Pro report seems to prove Sony eyeing mid-gen update

The PS5 Pro's existence has long been up for debate, but according to a new report, it looks like Sony is starting to eye up the mid-gen upgrade. We reported on the potential of the systems back in 2020, but the reality is closer.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 6

Hideous new PS5 design hides garish surprise in plain sight

Sony has unveiled the 'Gray Camouflage Collection,' a new range of DualSense controllers, Pulse 3D headsets, and PS5 cover plates that turn your PlayStation gear invisible if you happen to play games in a monochrome forest.

Posted 1 month ago by Lee Brady 12

The myth of the missing Witcher games on PlayStation

The Witcher series currently has two mainline RPGs unavailable on PlayStation consoles: The Witcher 1 and The Witcher 2 Assassin of Kings. While both games from CD Projekt would no doubt make serious coin, it might be impossible.

Posted 2 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 8

New PS5 firmware update available and it's a classic

The PS5 has a brand new firmware update called 22.02.06.00.01. While the name isn't catchy, the phrase used to describe Sony's new patch is. You can get involved by downloading and installing it now.

Posted 2 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 8

New PS5 firmware update has hidden trophy list change

The PS5 received a new firmware update from Sony that made a few additions like 1440p support, 3D audio settings, and more. However, one change to trophy lists is going slightly under the radar for some players.

Posted 3 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 10

Sony registers new PS5 model

Sony will be altering the PS5 design seemingly to help manufacturing processes after a new specification was registered. This is not a PlayStation 5 Pro, but rather a slight alteration.

Posted 7 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 5

PS5 new firmware update released

Sony has released a new PS5 firmware update called Version 22.01-05.10.00 that comes in at just over 1GB and is available to download now.

Posted 7 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 3

PS5 TV picture settings broken by new firmware feature

The major PlayStation 5 update that Sony released recently included the addition of an Auto Low Latency Mode. Unfortunately, it appears this has locked some users out of the TV picture settings and required a workaround.

Posted 8 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 0

PS5 new firmware update released

Sony has just released a firmware update for the PS5 called 22.01-05.02.00. Where the last one was an exciting overhaul to the PS5 interface, this one is a nice and relaxing ride.

Posted 8 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 7

PS5 new firmware update released

PlayStation 5 has a new firmware update which is labelled Version 21.02-04.51.00. It comes in at 914MB and is available to download right now. The patch note is joyous.

Posted 9 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 7

PS5 third-party controllers revealed, starting at £199/$199

A third-party PS5 controller from SCUF is on the way in 2022. The controller is named Reflex and there are three separate models. It is compatible with PS5 and PC, with prices starting at £199.99/$199.99 for the base version.

Posted 1 year ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 14

Sony files patent for weird PlayStation mobile controller

A new Sony patent that shows a mobile device snugly nestled between a DualShock 4-like controller has been uncovered. This patent might indicate Sony’s intentions of becoming a force in the mobile market.

Posted 1 year ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 6

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 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 4