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More PS5 console features

Backwards compatibility

Play a back catalog of PS4™ games on your PS5 console

Game boost

Enjoy faster and smoother frame rates in select PS4 and PS VR games.

Upgrade PS4 games to digital PS5 games

The PS5 console gives game publishers the ability to let players upgrade their disc and digital PS4 games to digital PS5 games.1

PlayStation®VR integration

Connect your PlayStation VR to your PS5 console to enjoy supported PS VR games. To set up your PS VR with your PS5 console you’ll need your PlayStation Camera2 for PS4 and a PlayStation Camera adaptor (no purchase necessary).

More PS5 Digital Edition features

PS5 Digital Edition is an all-digital version of the PS5 console with no disc drive. Sign into your account for PlayStation Network and go to PlayStation®Store to buy and download games.3

Backwards compatibility

Play a back catalog of digital PS4 games on your PS5 Digital Edition.

Game boost

Enjoy faster and smoother frame rates in select digital PS4 and PS VR games.

Upgrade digital PS4 games to digital PS5 games

The PS5 Digital Edition gives game publishers the ability to let players upgrade their digital PS4 games to digital PS5 games.4

PlayStation VR integration

Connect your PlayStation VR to your PS5 Digital Edition to enjoy supported digital PS VR games. To set up your PS VR with your PS5 Digital Edition, you’ll need your PlayStation Camera2 for PS4 and a PlayStation Camera adaptor (no purchase necessary).

Play Has No Limits™

Experience lightning-fast loading with an ultra-high speed SSD, deeper immersion with support for haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and
3D Audio*, and an all-new generation of incredible PlayStation® games.

*3D Audio with compatible headphones

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Lightning speed 

Harness the power of a custom CPU, GPU and SSD with Integrated I/O that rewrite the rules of
what a PlayStation console can do.

PS5 Ultra-high speed SSD

Ultra-high speed SSD

Maximize your play sessions with near instant load times
for installed PS5™ games.

PS5 Integrated I/O

Integrated I/O

The custom integration of the PS5 console's systems lets
creators pull data from the SSD so quickly that they can
design games in ways never before possible.

Stunning games


Marvel at incredible graphics and experience new PS5 features. 

PS5 Ray tracing
Ray tracing

Immerse yourself in worlds with a new level of realism as rays of light are individually simulated, creating true-to-life shadows and reflections in supported PS5 games.

PS5 4K-TV gaming
4K-TV gaming

Play your favorite PS5 games on your stunning 4K TV.

PS5 120fps
Up to 120fps with 120Hz output

Enjoy smooth and fluid high frame rate gameplay at up to 120fps for compatible  games, with support for 120Hz output on 4K displays.

PS5 HDR technology
HDR technology

With an HDR TV, supported PS5 games display an unbelievably vibrant and lifelike range of colors.

PS5 8K support
8K support

The PS5 console is compatible with 8K displays through HDMI 2.1 support.

The games you want

PlayStation (Japanese: プレイステーション, Hepburn: Pureisutēshon, officially abbreviated as PS) is a Japanese video game brand that consists of five home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines. The brand is produced by Sony Interactive Entertainment, a division of Sony; the first PlayStation console was released in Japan in December 1994, and worldwide the following year. The original console in the series was the first console of any type to ship over 100 million units, doing so in under a decade. Its successor, the PlayStation 2, was released in 2000. The PlayStation 2 is the best-selling home console to date, having reached over 155 million units sold by the end of 2012. Sony's next console, the PlayStation 3, was released in 2006, selling over 87.4 million units by March 2017 Sony's latest console, the PlayStation 4, was released in 2013, selling a million units within a day, becoming the fastest selling console in history. The next console in the series, the PlayStation 5, was released in 2020.
The first handheld game console in the series, the PlayStation Portable or PSP, sold a total of 80 million units worldwide by November 2013. Its successor, the PlayStation Vita, which launched in Japan in December 2011 and in most other major territories in February 2012, selling over four million units by January 2013. PlayStation TV is a microconsole and a non-portable variant of the PlayStation Vita handheld game console. Other hardware released as part of the PlayStation series includes the PSX, a digital video recorder which was integrated with the PlayStation and PlayStation 2, though it was short lived due to its high price and was never released outside Japan, as well as a Sony Bravia television set which has an integrated PlayStation 2. The main series of controllers utilized by the PlayStation series is the DualShock, which is a line of vibration-feedback gamepad having sold 28 million controllers by June 2008.
The PlayStation Network is an online service with about 110 million registered users (as of June 2013) and over 103 million active users monthly(as of December 2019). It comprises an online virtual market, the PlayStation Store, which allows the purchase and download of games and various forms of multimedia, a subscription-based online service known as PlayStation Plus and a social gaming networking service called PlayStation Home, which had over 41 million users worldwide at the time of its closure in March 2015. PlayStation Mobile (formerly PlayStation Suite) is a software framework that provides PlayStation content on mobile devices. Version 1.xx supports both PlayStation Vita, PlayStation TV and certain devices that run the Android operating system, whereas version 2.00 released in 2014 only targeted PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV. Content set to be released under the framework consist of only original PlayStation games currently.]
7th generation PlayStation products also use the XrossMediaBar, which is an Technology & Engineering Emmy Award-winning graphical user interface. A touch screen-based user interface called LiveArea was launched for the PlayStation Vita, which integrates social networking elements into the interface. Additionally, the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 consoles also featured support for Linux-based operating systems; Linux for PlayStation 2 and OtherOS respectively, though this has since been discontinued. The series has also been known for its numerous marketing campaigns, the latest of which being the "Greatness Awaits" and eventually, "Play Has No Limits" commercials in the United States.
The series also has a strong line-up of first-party games due to Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, a group of many studios owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment that exclusively developed them for PlayStation consoles. In addition, the series features various budget re-releases of games by Sony with different names for each region; these include the Greatest Hits, Platinum, Essentials, and The Best selection of games.

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