Sony said its next-generation PlayStation 5 console would launch in November priced at $499.99 and $399.99 for a version without a disc drive, as it squares off against rival Microsoft’s new Xbox console.
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At a time when its collection of businesses are all declining, Sony had one bright spot on the horizon: a new games console. Now the company, and its investors, will need to wait a little longer for that fresh high.
Microsoft’s two-tiered strategy that attempts to make next-generation console gaming more affordable misses the mark. The company seems to have forgotten the most important videogame industry lesson.
Sony is roughly doubling its PlayStation 5 production to 10 million units this year as it sees the prolonged effects of the Covid-19 pandemic boosting demand for gaming.
Sony has unveiled its forthcoming PlayStation 5 and a raft of titles set to land on the next-generation console.
Sony plans to produce far fewer units of its upcoming PlayStation 5 in its first year than it had for the previous-generation console’s launch, according to people familiar with the matter.
Scarce components have pushed the manufacturing costs for Sony’s next PlayStation to around $450/unit, forcing a difficult price-setting decision in its battle with Microsoft.
Sony has unveiled a concept autonomous car as it anticipates the rise of an “autonomous driving society”. The prototype houses 33 sensors on and in the car to help monitor its surroundings and those inside it.
More foldable smartphones and a new generation of games consoles are likely to be among the biggest new gadgets of 2020. Here is a look at what to expect over the coming 12 months in the world of technology.
Microsoft showed off its new game console, the Xbox Series X, for the first time, confirming the machine would go on sale in the 2020 holiday period.