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Sony’s upcoming project with AMD, a next-generation console capable of backwards compatibility with PS4 games as well as unprecedented living room video game performance, the PlayStation 5 – rumored to be launching in November 2020 or 2021 alongside a number of exclusives and third party titles. Pre-Dev kits have been received as early as 2017 with original leaks falsely claiming a 2018 release date for the console, likely the final dev kits could arrive in 2018 or 2019 in an effort from Sony to bolster a strong launch lineup given the extra time game companies will have with the system.

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Project Scarlet could use Blu-ray Rev 2 or BDXL

Current Blu-ray drives found in PlayStation 4, Xbox, and past systems like PS3 are unable to read data off the disc fast enough for gamers to play without first installing their games. This has been an issue now for 12 years and likely won’t be solved anytime soon. However, next-generation game consoles like PlayStation 5 and the currently code-named Xbox Project Scarlet could finally bring a change to the disc drive frontier of modern video games.

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