A recent online rumor got people buzzing about a possible 2018 release of PlayStation 5, but that’s probably not going to happen. In fact, from what's been heard, the next PlayStation is a ways away—it may not arrive until 2020.
Good, because I don't want it until 2020. PS4 still has plenty of games and life yet.
Me neither. 2020 will, in theory, allow for more powerful hardware at the 400-500 price point. No need to hurry, especially considering the fact that ps4 is still selling gangbusters.
2020 would be the 20th anniversary of when the PS2 released in NA although 2019 would be the 6 year mark since the PS4 launched. I don't think Sony wants to go another 7 years (or longer) as they said it was too long between PS3 and PS4
Yes, that's what I would expect. The PS4 is still doing very well and there are a lot of big games planned for 2018 and 2019. I would say 2020 at the earliest.
they sold 20 million last year, there's no way there getting off that gravy train
2020 is just fine with me. No rush at all.
2020/2021 is what I've always expected
2020 sounds like the right time to me. PS4 is killing it right now anyway, the best console this generation, we have no need for another console this soon.
Please god do not launch with knack 3
Good. Now PS4 will be able to reach 120+ million sold.
Finally a headline that makes sense, THERE IS NO NEED FOR A PS5 ANYTIME SOON. They've got a good roadmap of exclusives and until that is fulfilled, PS5 shouldn't release. 2020 would be my guess.
dev kits may have gone out. but might be to get feedback from devs on what it may need to improve it before putting it in full production. but i would guess 2019/2020 if anything. sony still have a lot of games for the ps4 coming if anything it they will have launch games on ps5 but also on ps4. coupe things i want is ps4 bc and availability to update the hdd again but the thicker 2.5" or even the 3.5' as if it is a 4k console which i would guess it will be, it will need the space as taking a couple xbox games forza and gears as an exzample which could be just how they do it, 100gig a game will fill up the hdd fast
History says it's 3 years away
I'm one of the old gamers that heard PS5 rumours back when the PS1 & PS2 were in their prime, which was as ridiculous then as it sounds now. Very limited number of things Sony could do to stop me buying a PS5, it's practically a bucket list accomplishment as I've read fake news on this device for over 20 years lol!
I find it pretty hard to believe a website which previously had leaks dead on and has a $1000 pay wall would publish the information as a late April fools. Sony's first party studios at least must know something. Rumours wouldn't be popping up to the extent they are if only 2 people knew about plans. This year was always going to be off the table but I wouldn't be surprised if it releases next year. Last gen created the illusion that console generations last 7 years but last gen was insanely dragged out.
Of course it is. If you gave it even a moment of thought, you'd realize just how dumb it would be to release a PS5 this year, or even next. Far more dumb for this year however, and bit of a stretch for next year. It just doesn't make sense.
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