From PS5 to PS6: Here’s Everything We Know So Far About Sony’s PS6
It’s only been a few months since Sony decided to make many fans happy with PlayStation 5. With just a few months in the market, it’s been turning our heads with its great specs and a fantastic roster of games. PS5 boasts itself with games you can play in native 4K and 8K capability. Together with its top-tier SSD, you can play these games smoothly.
In line with this, it’s only natural for us fans to think of the bright future of the famous PlayStation console. There’s no official statement about the PlayStation 6, but we all have high hopes for it. Just imagine the possibility of upgraded specs, faster loading times, and crispier graphics. You can be able to play remastered games from the PS5 or PS4 like The Last of Us Remastered, Demon’s Souls, Genshin Impact, or Assassin’s Creed Valhalla to your heart’s content.
But the question here is this: how soon will its successor come into the picture? And what are its possible specs? Here’s everything we know about the next great thing, the PlayStation 6.
When will the PS6 hit the markets?
Answering this question means we have to look back at Sony’s pattern of releases for the PlayStation consoles. Sony changed the gaming scene back in 1994 when they released the original PlayStation. In six years, they made its successor, the PS1, in 2000, which PS2 shortly follows in the same year. Then the greatness continued with PS3 in 2006, then the PS4 in 2013. You can see the pattern right there.
But to set things more precise, one of Sony’s executives mentioned in one of his interviews something about the future release of PS6. He said that the natural life cycle of PS5 is around six to seven years, which means that with the release of PS5 last year, we can expect the PS6 to come around 2026 or 2027.
Of course, there are still other factors that might affect the possible launch of PS6, like the market performance of the PS5. Global events like the COVID 19 pandemic might also affect its release shall the same kind of events happen in the future.
Possible Specs and Features of PS6
The PS5 has a great set of specs, and even though there’s no news yet about the specs of PS6, we expect nothing less from it. Let’s begin with the PS5’s crux, which is its loading speed. The PS5 uses SSD, which made a significant improvement when it comes to loading speed. With the positive feedback from its customers, it’s no safe to assume that the PS6 will also use SSD.
When it comes to its storage, surely Sony will heed the need to increase the storage of PS6 larger than the PS5’s 825GB drive. More games to play with no worries about running out of storage.
When the PS6 launches, expect that the games available in this console will have better resolution and sharper graphics. Additionally, more games would support ray tracing because PS6 can certainly handle the demands of the software with its more powerful specs.
Looks-wise, the PS5 looks slick, but it’s a tall device. You may not have any issues with its appearance, but having a smaller device would be a lot better. Think of the space you could save and the convenience of storing a lighter and slicker console.
The PS5 is nowhere cheap, so the PS6 would undoubtedly be a tad pricier than the PS5. If you want to get a hold of the PS6 in the future, you better save up right away.
Being a famous brand in the gaming scene guarantees that the successor of the PS5 is already in the making. And while it’s a couple of years before it reaches out to the public, fans like us can’t contain our excitement about what’s to come.
Who knows, maybe in a couple of months, Sony will give us updates that will have a massive impact on our gaming lives, right? But for now, while waiting for the PS6, let’s enjoy the PS5 to its fullest!