Sony has begun to console journalists and influencers around the world today and finally with it, we can begin to answer some key questions – such as, for example, What comes inside the box?
As it turns out, the answer is very simple: Inside the box you’ll find the console, a wireless controller, the base, an HDMI cable that is almost certainly HDMI 2.1-compliant, plus a power cord, a USB-to-USB Dual cable controller, and a cable for charging user manual / warranty information.
You’ll get a game inside the box, technically as well – it’s the Astro’s playroom that comes pre-installed on every PlayStation 5 console.
Can’t wait to share some # PS5 impressions with everyone – but for today, we’ll have to settle for out of the box. More to come soon at @TechRadar, though! (Small detail: see the last photo for the ingredients list inside the box.) Pic.twitter.com/tOcU1MBJQjOctober 23, 2020
PS5 box, plain and simple
It’s not likely to blow you out of the box, as it lacks any screenshots of next-gen games or cool, cutting-edge visuals, but does its job of providing important information: for example, it confirms that We’re getting 825GB of storage space on the console instead of a full 1TB, and the PS5 box talks in detail about 3D audio technology.
On the back you’ll see snippets of information on the new SSD and custom CPU, as well as PS5 backward compatibility with PS4 games after system updates.
At the front of the box there are technical PS5 specs we already knew: the console will be capable of 8K, 4K / 120 and HDR output, although it doesn’t feel the need to mention ray-tracing anywhere on the box, which Interesting.
We’ll have to wait and see how this translates to real-world testing, but for now it will suffice to say that they are some great specs. We will be putting both the PS5 and Xbox Series X through our paces over the next few weeks and there will be a full Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S and then PS5 review for you before the console launch on November 10 and November 12. , Respectively.