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Latest PlayStation 5 update brings 1440p support and a host of new features

A day after unveiling the PlayStation 5 Gray Camouflage collection, Sony has started rolling out a new software update for the console with several new features. The update includes 1440p HDMI output support, a new Gamelists feature, the ability to search YouTube using voice commands, and more. A post on the PlayStation Blog highlights that the...

Sony debuts PlayStation 5 Gray Camouflage collection

Sony has announced a new set of products that will arrive this fall. The Gray Camouflage collection includes a DualSense wireless controller, PlayStation 5 console covers for the Blu-ray disc drive and the Digital edition, and a Pulse 3D wireless headset. Currently, Sony has a range of accessories for the PlayStation 5, but a majority of...

Microsoft and Nintendo have no plans to raise their prices on consoles

Sony dropped some heavy news yesterday, informing the gaming world that it would be increasing the price of its PlayStation 5 console in specific regions. In light of this, some began to wonder whether Microsoft or Nintendo would be making any changes to its pricing models. Thankfully, the two companies will not be increasing the...

Sony is raising the price of the PlayStation 5 in certain regions

Today, Sony released some surprising news, announcing that it would be the raising the price of its popular PlayStation 5 console. Those in Australia, Canada, China, Europe, Mexico, and the UK will see the changes effective immediately, while Japan will see the price increase starting on September 15, 2022. For the better part of two years now, we...

Sony unveils DualSense Edge wireless controller for the PlayStation 5

During the Gamescom Opening Night Live event, Sony unveiled a new controller for the PlayStation 5 dubbed the DualSense Edge wireless controller. While it was a long time coming, Sony has finally created its own "pro" model controller for the PS5. As you might expect, it features the ability to customize the experience through hardware and...

Sony’s canceling a PS5 launch feature because we don’t appreciate each other enough

Hot off the back of the latest PS5 Beta which introduces a whole heap of new features, Sony is canceling something else. Its hyped launch feature, Accolades is being put out to pasture because it doesn't get used enough. Here's the official blurb, first spotted by Push Square:  In fall of 2022, the Accolades feature on PlayStation...

How to join the PS5 Beta program: Test Sony’s newest features before anyone else

While Xbox has its Insiders program, Sony fans aren't left out of the new feature testing thanks to the PS5 Beta program. Much like Xbox Insiders, members of the PS5 Beta get to experience the latest features before anyone else and provide valuable feedback. Sony generally pushes out fewer builds than you would find on Xbox,...

Backbone and Sony debut PlayStation Edition iPhone controller

Backbone, the makers of the Backbone One mobile controller have officially launched a PlayStation Edition. The controller was created in collaboration with the team at Sony and features colors, textures, and materials inspired by the PlayStation 5's DualSense Wireless Controller. The Backbone One controller offers features like a collapsible design, low-latency connection, a built-in 3.5mm headphone...

Latest PS5 Beta introduces 1440p support, new audio, and organization features

PS5 owners that use a 1440p gaming display will be pleased to hear about this latest Beta. Sony is pushing out the latest bits to "invited participants in selected countries" and support for 1440p resolutions is the headline feature. The PS5 already supports 4K displays and 1080p displays, the new option allows output at the...

The best SSD for the PS5 hits a new lowest price in this Prime Day deal

What does a killer gaming PC and the PS5 have in common? Awesome SSD storage. Whichever side of that particular game you play, one common good is the WD Black SN850. One of the best PCIe 4.0 SSDs you can get and it's perfect for PC and console owners. Better still, Prime Day makes upping...

How to update a PlayStation DualSense wireless controller using a Windows PC

Although the DualSense wireless controller that Sony ships with the PlayStation 5 works with Android devices and Windows PCs, you need to connect it to a PS5 if you want to update its firmware. This makes it difficult to recommend to people who just want to use the controller with a Windows PC. Thankfully, Sony...

Discord officially rolls out PlayStation integration, complete with game status support

Monday was already a big day for PlayStation news, as Sony revealed that it's working to acquire Destiny 2 developer Bungie, but that's not all. Discord, the popular messaging platform primarily aimed at gaming, is finally rolling out PlayStation account integration. The new functionality gives PlayStation players the same game status indicator that PC and...