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The Sony PS5 sold more than the PS4, despite barely being available for purchase

Sony’s latest gaming console, the PlayStation 5, continues to be scarcely available around the world. Regions like India have received only a few thousand units and one round of sales that barely lasted a few seconds. However, despite the low stocks and general unavailability, Sony has officially confirmed that PS5 sales surpassed 7.8 million units...

Sony is testing a new streaming service called PlayStation Plus Video Pass

Sony is reportedly gearing up to introduce a new PlayStation Plus Video Pass feature, which could add movie and TV content to its PlayStation Plus service. Assets for the new service apparently went live on Sony’s Polish website (via VGC), with a description saying the feature is a benefit for PS subscribers. “A new benefit available for...

Here’s how to get Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition for free on the PS4 and PS5

Microsoft offers the Xbox Game Pass as a superb deal for its gamers, bringing down the cost of experiencing new games. Sony's PS Plus service is not as competitive of an option, so PlayStation users often are on the lookout for cheaper ways to play games on their PlayStation 5 or older consoles. If you're...

Sony PlayStation 5’s first major update brings USB storage support for PS5 games

Sony has announced the first major update for the PlayStation 5, marking it ready for release. Customers around the world will get access starting tomorrow, April 14th. The new update's highlight feature is the ability to store PS5 games on an external USB hard drive. Other features that will be available with the update include...

Sony announces three new games coming to PlayStation Now this April

It's that time of the month again. Sony has announced the next set of games that will be available to PlayStation Now subscribers. Three new games will be available starting today, April 6. Announced via the official PlayStation blog, players will get access to Marvel’s Avengers, Borderlands 3, and The Long Dark. For the unacquainted, PS...

Sony gives a preview of its next-gen VR controllers for the PlayStation 5

With the launch of the PlayStation 5, Sony brought a variety of accessories including the DualSense controller charging station, Pulse 3D wireless headset, a media remote controller, and an HD camera. Today the company is adding a new accessory, something that has been missing from the lineup. The new VR controllers for the PS5 have an...

Sony’s Play at Home 2021 event will offer several games for free on March 25

Sony is giving away some free games for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PSVR owners on March 25 as a part of its Play at Home 2021 initiative. The company is already offering Ratchet & Clank free of cost ever since the beginning of March and has now listed new games that will be available...

NVIDIA could soon halt production of Tegra X1+ chip that powers the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is long due for an upgrade, especially since Sony and Microsoft had ramped up their gaming hardware in 2020. Nintendo only launched a smaller version of the Switch in 2019, which wasn’t really an upgrade but rather the same piece of hardware in a handheld-only form factor. The good news is that...

Denuvo anti-cheat system is making its way to the Sony PlayStation 5

The Denuvo anti-cheat system is now available for Sony PlayStation 5 game developers and publishers. The company, Irdeto, announced that it has joined the PS5 Tools and Middleware program, allowing developers to implement an extra layer of security to ward off cheaters and hackers. The company says that it has been providing its technologies across gaming...

PlayStation 5 Restocks: Units available at Target! Grab them quick!

The PlayStation 5 has, in short, been a nightmare to actually get your hands on, so far. With the limited pre-order stock, site outages, and random seconds-long PlayStation 5 restocks, consumers are being left frustrated and without a (massive) new console to adorn their entertainment center. It's a frustrating situation for sure, and while we...

Sony will finally unlock the expandable SSD slot on the PlayStation 5 this summer

The Sony PlayStation 5 comes with an expandable internal M.2 SSD slot that is fairly easy to access. However, ever since the console launched last year, the ability to expand your storage has been locked via software, leaving users to rely on external storage via USB. The company is now reportedly planning to bring an...

The PS5 DualSense Controller joystick has a drifting problem, and apparently it’ll only get worse

The Sony PlayStation 5 comes with a brand new controller called the DualSense, which features a fresh design and improved haptics. In our short period of testing both the console and the controller, we actually found the controller quite impressive, barring the fact that its full potential is only limited to a few PS5 titles....