Rumor: PlayStation 5 To Use 8-Core Ryzen CPU
Reddit user RuthenicCookie known for it’s reliable rumors and leaks has recently claimed to known insider’s facts about the upcoming Sony’s PlayStation 5, from Sony’s announcement and release schedule, to the system specifications and architecture. RuthenicCookie says that he knows some developers that are currently working with PS5 dev kits.
The leaker describes to the PS5 dev kits as “4K/60 stable and at the same time kinda monster” he claims that Sony’s PlayStation 5 will boast a Ryzen 8-core CPU, which would make the system a real beast, the monster RuthenicCookie refers to. It’s expected that PS5 would also feature a custom GPU based on AMD’s Navi architecture.
“The Reddit user mentions that most developers already have PS5 dev kits—another rumor we heard earlier this year—and that the machine will cost $500 at launch. Games-wise, RuthenicCookie says three big upcoming PS4 titles—Death Stranding, The Last of Us Part II, and Ghost of Tsushima—will all be PS5 launch games. We still don’t know if backward compatibility will be present, but it seems a safe bet.
Additionally, the PlayStation VR is also getting a successor. The current version’s breaker box is being moved inside the console, while the PSVR2 will have a built-in camera. Moreover, new PlayStation Move controllers are in development. Sony is also said to be testing virtual reality gloves.”
RuthenicCookie claims that Sony PlayStation 5 will cost $500 at launch, he also affirms that Sony might do a confirmation for the system’s development in mid-2019, and it will launch on 2020.
Like all rumors this should be taken with a grain of salt, but RuthenicCookie recently claimed that Sony wouldn’t be attending E3 2019 and this turned up to be true.
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