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Ninth generation of video game consoles

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The ninth generation of video game consoles currently only includes the release of home video game consoles, them being the PlayStation 5 in November 2020,[1] and the Xbox Series X/S also in November 2020.[2]

Consoles[edit]

PlayStation 5[edit]

The PlayStation 5 is being developed by Sony as the successor to the PlayStation 4. Sony released it to the public in November 2020.[1]

Xbox Series X/S[edit]

The Xbox Series X/S is being developed by Microsoft as the successor to the Xbox One.[3] Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II was announced as a launch title. The system is designed in a vertical form factor, though it can also be set horizontally. It is described as having a "mini-tower design".[4] It will be backwards compatible with all Xbox One accessories, including controllers, and "thousands" of games for the original Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.[5]

Comparison[edit]

Product Line PlayStation 5 Xbox Series
Name PlayStation 5 Disk Drive Edition PlayStation 5 Digital Edition Xbox Series X Xbox Series S
Logo PS5 logo.png Xbox Series X S black.svg
Image PlayStation 5 and DualSense with transparent background.png Xbox series X (50648118708).jpg
A PS5 Standard Console with a DualSense Controller A Xbox Series X with its controller
Manufacturer Sony Interactive Microsoft
Release dates USA, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, North America, Singapore, South Korea:

November 12/13, 2020

Rest of the world:

November 19, 2020 [6]

Worldwide: November 10, 2020
Launch prices US$ 499 399 499 299
499 399 499 299
GB£ 499 359 449 249
A$ 749 599 749 499
JP¥ 49,980 39,980 49,980 32,980
Current prices Same as release
Sales Shipped Currently N/A
Sold
Distribution
Media UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, digital distribution Digital Distribution UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD, CD, Digital distribution Digital distribution
Other UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD N/A UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD, CD, N/A
CPU Type Custom AMD 8-core Zen 2; Custom AMD 8-core Zen 2;
ISA x86-64 x86-64
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.8 GHz, 3.6 GHz with SMT 3.6 GHz, 3.4 GHz with SMT
GPU Type Custom AMD RDNA 2, Custom AMD Radeon RDNA 2 architecture;
Clock speed 2.23 GHz 1.825 GHz 1.565 GHz
TFLOP/s 10.3 (Theoretically)
Compute units 36 52 CUs 20 CUs
Memory Main 16 GB GDDR6 SDRAM 16 GB GDDR6 SDRAM; 10 GB GDDR6 SDRAM;
Bandwidth 448 GB/s 560GB/s 560GB/s
Reserved 161GB 200 GB 200 GB
Storage Internal Custom 825 GB SSD 1 TB Custom NVMe SSD; 1 TB HDD
External USB HDD Support Storage Expansion Card (up to 2 TB)
Game Installation Updates are downloaded and installed automatically in Rest Mode Updates are downloaded and installed automatically in Instant-on Mode
Network Wireless
Wired Gigabit Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet
Dimensions 390 mm × 260 mm × 104 mm (15.4 in × 10.2 in × 4.1 in) 390 mm × 260 mm × 92 mm (15.4 in × 10.2 in × 3.6 in) 15.1 cm × 15.1 cm × 30.1 cm (5.9 in × 5.9 in × 11.9 in) 15.1 cm × 6.5 cm × 27.5 cm (5.9 in × 2.6 in × 11 in)
Weight 4.5 kilograms (9.9 lb) 3.9 kilograms (8.6 lb) 9.8 pounds (4.4 kg) 4.25 pounds (1.93 kg)
Power 350-watt
Included in the box: One DualSense wireless Controller

USB Type-C to Type A charging cable for the DualSense wireless controller

HDMI cable (compatible with Ultra High Speed defined by HDMI v2.1)

AC power cord

Base that allows you to orient the console either vertically or horizontally

Xbox Wireless Controller,

HDMI cable (compatible with Ultra High Speed defined by HDMI v2.1)

AC power cord

Video Output HDMI: 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 4K UHD, 8K UHD 720p, 1080p, 1440p, 4K, 8K 720p, 1080p, 1440p, 4K
Audio Custom Tempest Engine 3D Custom Project Acoustics 3D Audio

Dolby Atmos

DTS:X

7.1 surround sound

Peripheral abilities
Controller DualSense Controller Xbox Wireless Controller
Touch capability DualSense controller includes a "touchpad"
Camera PS5 HD Camera
Online services PlayStation NetworkPlayStation Now Xbox Live,

Xbox Game Pass

Downloads games and automatic updates in the background Downloads games and automatic updates in the background
Paid PlayStation Plus subscription required for online multiplayer, except for free-to-play titles.
Game DVR Image Screenshots with Twitter integration
Video Up to 1 hour of gameplay with Dailymotion, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube integration
Live streaming Live streaming with Dailymotion, Twitch, Ustream and YouTube Gaming integration
Free
List of games List of PlayStation 5 games List of Xbox Series X and Series S games
Backward compatibility Almost all PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games All Xbox One games(Excluding Kinect required games) and select Xbox 360 and original Xbox games
System software Playstation 5 System Software Xbox Series X/S System Software
Updates Updates are downloaded and installed automatically in Rest Mode Updates are downloaded and installed automatically in Instant-on Mode
Sources "Inside PlayStation 5: the specs and the tech that deliver Sony's next-gen vision"[7] "Inside Xbox Series X: the full specs"[8]

Games[edit]

Games such as Halo Infinite, Senua's Saga: Hellblade II, Everwild and Forza Motorsport 8 were announced as release titles for the Xbox Series X.[9] 2K announced a new BioShock was in development for ninth-generation consoles.[10]

See also[edit]


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References[edit]

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  3. "Exclusive: A Deeper Look at the PlayStation 5—Haptics, UI Facelift, and More". Wired. ISSN 1059-1028. Archived from the original on October 8, 2019. Retrieved 2019-10-09. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
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  5. West, Josh and Loveridge, Sam (2019-12-13). "PS5 vs Xbox Series X – will Sony dominate the next-generation or can Microsoft stage a huge comeback?". gamesradar. Archived from the original on December 15, 2019. Retrieved 15 December 2019. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
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  7. Leadbetter, Richard (2020-03-18). "Inside PlayStation 5: the specs and the tech that deliver Sony's next-gen vision". Eurogamer. Archived from the original on March 18, 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-20. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  8. Leadbetter, Richard (2020-03-16). "Inside Xbox Series X: the full specs". Eurogamer. Archived from the original on August 19, 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-20. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  9. Warren, Tom (December 12, 2019). "Microsoft's next Xbox is Xbox Series X, coming holiday 2020". The Verge. Archived from the original on December 13, 2019. Retrieved December 12, 2019. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  10. Lyles, Taylor (2019-12-09). "2K Confirms New Bioshock Game in Development by Cloud Chamber". Digital Trends. Archived from the original on December 15, 2019. Retrieved 15 December 2019. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)

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