All News tagged with 'Hardware'

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 1 month 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 1 month 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 7 months 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 8 months 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 10 months 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 11 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago by Sam Quirke 7

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 3 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 3 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 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith