PlayStation 5 showcase event to be held on September 16

Sony has announced that it will hold a special showcase event for the PlayStation 5 on September 16.

The event is set to focus on some of the greatest games coming to PS5 at launch. The company is also expected to disclose the PS5 price and its confirmed release date.

As per reports by The Verge, Sony will broadcast a 40-minute “digital showcase”. It will include updates from first-party Sony game studios and third-party partners.

The event starts at 1 pm PT (1.30 am India time on September 17)

The console gaming community is eagerly awaiting Sony PlayStation 5. Especially after Microsoft announced that the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles will launch in November, at $499 and $299, respectively.

In terms of specifications, the PS5 will feature a custom eight-core AMD Zen 2 CPU clocked at 3.5GHz. And also a custom GPU based on AMD`s RDNA 2 architecture hardware that promises 10.28 teraflops and 36 compute units clocked at 2.23GHz.

All this comes with a good chunk of 16GB of GDDR6 RAM and a custom 825GB SSD.

The PS5 will also feature a 4K Blu-ray drive and will still support discs. But those games will still require installation to the internal SSD.

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