PS5 reveal occasion rescheduled for June 11

PS5 still on track for holiday 2020 launch, Sony says

Sony has rescheduled its PlayStation 5 reveal occasion for Thursday, June 11 at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. The reveal occasion will embody a primary take a look at PS5 video games, and can be broadcast on YouTube and Twitch.

The occasion was initially deliberate for June 4, however Sony delayed its presentation amid anger, unrest, and protest over the killing of George Floyd, the person who died by the hands of Minneapolis police on May 25. Those protests have continued, and since grown in dimension, and different corporations have paused deliberate reveals in an effort to not detract from the messages protestors try to ship.

Sony’s PS5 occasion is deliberate to run for “a bit more than an hour,” in accordance with Jim Ryan, president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. Ryan additionally guarantees that the sport reveal occasion is one a part of a sequence of PS5 updates and that “we will still have much to share with you.”

First particulars on the PlayStation 5 have been introduced in April 2019, when lead system architect Mark Cerny laid out the console’s system specs to Wired. Sony later confirmed a launch window for PS5: holidays 2020 — a date the corporate not too long ago recommitted to.

Since then, Sony has slowly rolled out extra details about the next-gen PlayStation. At CES 2020, the corporate confirmed off the PS5’s emblem, which seemed unsurprisingly acquainted. In March, Cerny supplied further particulars in regards to the PS5’s CPU, GPU, inner storage, and different {hardware} options. Sony later revealed the PS5’s controller, the DualSense. And in May, we received our first peek at next-gen PlayStation graphics because of Epic Games’ reveal of Unreal Engine 5.

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