PS5 Pro – Developers are said to already have DevKits for a mid-gen refresh

PS5 Pro / Slim With 6nm Chip Redesign

This isn’t the first time a mid-gen refresh for the PS5 and Xbox series has been discussed. In the meantime, the first developers should have DevKits aimed at the PS5 Pro.

The current PS5 and Xbox series consoles are showing faster than expected that they are reaching their performance limits or that developers can’t fully utilize them. It’s certainly easy to call for more performance, which Sony can accomplish with enough pressure.

According to GTA Insider swift2 That’s the case now and the big AAA studios already have the respective developer consoles or should have them by early next year. So these rumors are based more on real information and not on assumptions, it is said.

“Most AAA studios should have received the mid-life upgrade dev kit, or should have received them by the start of the new year.”

it agrees with previous reports From supplier TCL Technology, who has also spoken openly about the PS5 Pro or the new Xbox Series version and is looking forward to its launch in 2023/24. Here’s a comparison of the mid-gen refresh to the previous generation, which was also updated three years after its initial launch.

DualSense Controller PS5

Expecting Double PS5 Performance?

At that time there was talk of double performance and better votes. PlayStation VR2, while the ray tracing capabilities are set to achieve a 2.5x boost. In addition, Sony is said to be working on a technology that is similar to AMD’s FidelityFX Super Resolution, but based on its own principles.

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The chip is said to be manufactured on TSMC’s 5nm process, which in turn is based on Zen 4 cores for high-performance computing. Other sources believe that chips based on 4 nm are optional in order to further save resources and reduce costs.

Need for next year too a new PS5 model There are plans to replace the current modifications. It must have a removable drive and make the decision between a disc and a digital version unnecessary. It is expected that this will lead to a significant increase in sales and record delivery figures.

However, Sony has yet to comment on any of these reports or a possible new PS5 model.

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