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Sony DualShock 5 Controller PS5
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Designer Giuseppe Spinelli gives us a possible first look at the production DualShock 5 controller as he created the render you see above based on patent sketches filed by Sony in Japan. As you can see, this version does not have a light bar, but does sport a USB port along with larger triggers and smaller analog sticks. Read more for a video and additional information.

Sony PS5 New Design Wedge Shape
Photo credit: Crimson Nocturne via Lets Go Digital
Some gamers don’t find the PS5 devkit design aesthetically pleasing, but ResetEra user Crimson Nocturne may have a solution, as they’ve given the production console a more wedge-shaped look. Out back, there’s a large ventilation grille, an Ethernet connector (RJ45 8-pin), two PlayStation extension ports, an optical audio out connector, an HDMI out, and an AC input for the power cable. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Godfall Sony PS5
Godfall is the first PS5 game announced, and its developers, Counterplay Games, aims to reforge the fantasy ARPG-style loot progression and third-person melee combat into a whole new genre: The Looter-Slasher. Simply put, it’s one-part gear driven and the other player-skill driven. This game retains the desire for offense-oriented, mastery-driven combat, rewarding you with loot that then inspires your next set of character builds. Read more for the reveal trailer and additional information.

Sony PS5 Pro
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Microsoft is rumored to be releasing two next-generation Xbox Scarlett models in stores next winter, including a more affordable disc-less model, but Sony may have something up their sleeves as well in the form of a PS5 Pro. This console was first mentioned back in September when Japanese journalist Zenji Nishikawa stated that a Pro model would be revealed at the same time as the PS5. Read more for a video and additional information.

PlayStation 5 DualShock Controller
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Unlike its predecessor, the PS5’s new controller will allegedly have adaptive triggers that can change resistance as necessary, like when pulling an arrow back in a game. Plus, it’s rumored to have strong haptic feedback through voice coil actuators, which together with an improved built-in speaker, is intended to give better in-game feedback. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.

Sony Multi-Functional Game Controller PS5
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With the PlayStation 5 release around 1-year away, it’s no surprise that more leaks are happening, and this multi-functional game controller could be one of them. Sony Interactive Entertainment filed a patent for an ‘Information output system and method’ with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) on July 24, 2019 and it was just published on November 28, 2019. Read more for the patent sketches and additional information.

Sony PlayStation 5 Devkit
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At least one Twitter user – Alcoholikaust – has managed to get some hands-on time with a Sony PlayStation 5 devkit and some next-generation DualShock 5 controllers. No concrete details have been released, but so far, we know that it will be powered by a semi-custom 8-core AMD chipset based on third generation Ryzen architecture, a Radeon Navi GPU, a built-for-purpose SSD storage system, 3D audio; backwards compatibility with PS4 games / PSVR hardware, and 8K resolution TV support. Read more for the full image and additional information.

Sony PlayStation 5 Cartridge
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Back in June 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment filed a patent with the INPI (Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial) in Brazil, titled “Configuration applied to / in data recording and storage equipment,” and it was published on November 5, 2019. For those who don’t know, the PS5 Developers Kit was patented by the same office. Read more to see the patent filing and for additional information.

Sony PS5 Video
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This past week has been a big one for PlayStation fans, as Sony officially announced that the PS5 is going to be released during the holiday 2020 season. New features include a DualShock with haptic feedback, and the ability to install specific portions of games with its powerful SSD. The console will be powered by an AMD-based CPU, based on their third-generation, eight-core Ryzen processor, as well as a custom AMD Radeon Navi GPU, enabling the console to use hardware ray tracing in game. Read more for the video and additional information.

Sony PS VR2 PlayStation 5
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Sony Interactive Entertainment filed a utility patent with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) with the title ‘Data processing’ that was recently published on October 3rd. The patent sketches depict a virtual reality headset with a built-in camera and motion detection, which will most likely be the PS VR2. Both this VR headset and the PlayStation 5 are expected to launch during this time next year. Read more for the patent sketch and additional information.