About This Source - IGN
IGN is an American video game and entertainment media website operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis, itself wholly owned by j2 Global.
The company is located in San Francisco’s SOMA district and is headed by its former editor-in-chief, Peer Schneider.
Recent from IGN:
It seems Sony has finally opened the PS5 floodgates, because that thunderous sound you hear on the horizon is a flood of Playstation news about to overtake us like magic LoTR water-horses. Your IGN News Live crew brings you every juicy morsel, from cross-gen compatibility and how it affects Ghost of Tsushima and Last of Us Part II releases, to upcoming conferences and other announcements, plus so much more: Kojima’s next project, the whole Marvel Cinematic Universe in chronological order, Dishonored, and anything else we can find the time for before our precious hour together is over. Let’s make the most of it, fam!
In This Story: PS5
The PlayStation 5 (PS5) is an upcoming home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Announced in 2019 as the successor to the PlayStation 4, it is scheduled to launch on November 12, 2020 in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and South Korea, and on November 19, 2020 for the rest of the world.
The platform is anticipated to launch in two varieties, as a base PlayStation 5 system incorporating an Ultra HD Blu-ray compatible optical disc drive for retail game support alongside digital distribution via the PlayStation Store, and a lower-cost Digital variant lacking the disc drive while retaining digital download support.
The PlayStation 5 features a customized solid state drive designed for high-speed data streaming to enable significant improvements in graphical performance. The hardware also features a custom AMD GPU capable of ray tracing, support for 4K resolution displays and high framerates, new audio hardware for real-time 3D audio effects, and backward compatibility with most PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games.