PlayStation 5 Console Finally Revealed

Sony held it’s long-awaited PlayStation 5 event (which you can find here) earlier today. While the focus of the hour-plus stream was games, at the end of the show, we finally got our look at the PlayStation 5. Or should I say, PlayStation 5s; plural. Yes,, there will be two PS5 options at launch. The first will be a standard model, which will have an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive:


And a digital model, which comes without a disc drive at all:

At the end of this post, we will offer you the chance to watch the PS5 console trailer!

The event, as stated, was all about games prior to the console reveal. Here is a list (provided by Sony PR) of the games shown throughout the event:

PS5 Games from SIE Worldwide Studios and second-party partners:

Astro’s Playroom (Japan Studio)
Demon’s Souls (Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio)
Destruction All Stars (Lucid Games / XDEV)
Gran Turismo 7 (Polyphony Digital)
Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games)
Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales (Insomniac Games)
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games)
Returnal (Housemarque / XDEV)
Sackboy A Big Adventure (Sumo Digital / XDEV)

PS5 Games from third-party publishers and developers:

Bugsnax (Young Horses)
DEATHLOOP (Bethesda)
Ghostwire™: Tokyo (Bethesda)
Godfall™ (Gearbox Publishing / Counterplay Games)
Goodbye Volcano High (KO-OP)
Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online (Rockstar Games)
HITMAN 3 (IO Interactive)
JETT : The Far Shore® (Superbrothers)
Kena: Bridge of the Spirits (Ember Lab)
Little Devil Inside (Neostream Interactive)
NBA 2K21 (2K, Visual Concepts)
Oddworld Soulstorm™ (Oddworld Inhabitants™)
Pragmata (Capcom)
Project Athia* (Square Enix/Luminous Productions)
Resident Evil™ Village (Capcom)
Solar Ash (Annapurna Interactive / Heart Machine)
Stray (Annapurna / Blue Twelve Studio)
Tribes of Midgard (Gearbox Publishing / Norsfell)
The Pathless (Annapurna Interactive / Giant Squid)
*Working title

And finally, here are the new PS5 accessories enhancing the gaming experience, also directly from Sony:

PULSE 3D™ wireless headset – offering 3D audio support and dual noise-cancelling microphones;
HD Camera – featuring dual 1080p lenses for gamers to broadcast themselves along with their epic gameplay moments;
Media Remote – a remote control with built-in microphone to navigate movies and streaming services with ease; and
DualSense™ Charging Station – for convenient charging of two DualSense™ Wireless Controllers.

Stay tuned for more information on what you’ve read here. Meanwhile, here’s that trailer:

 

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Written by John Payant

John Payant

PlayStation Nation editor and writer. Been playing games for over forty years. Maybe someday I’ll actually be good.

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