Mark Cerny gives more details on Sony’s next-gen console

Today in an exclusive interview with WIRED magazine Mark Cerny confirmed that the next generate of PlayStation is on the way, and that the console won’t be coming out in 2019. The console will feature a modified 8 core 8-core CPU based off AMD’s Ryzen. The GPU will be a customized version of Radeon’s Navi which will support ray tracing technology which produced Hollywood-style visual effects. Cerny also confirmed that the console will be back-wards compatible with the Playstation 4 and will use physical media. Sony has accelerated the distribution of devkits for the console to developers, so they can get used to the new platform and produce a launch lineup.

No details on a name or price for the console have been revealed. Sony is not holding an E3 conference this year so it is unlikely that the console will be revealed during the event.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s