Here's the official logo for PlayStation 5... and it looks very familiar, PS4 sales eclipse 106 million units sold

If it ain't broke I guess

Posted by Dakota 'DarkHorse' Hills • January 7, 2020 at 8:12 a.m. PST | Comments: 26

It's hard to believe, but we're only about 10 months out or so from the launch of the next generation of video game consoles in the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X though there's still next to nothing we really know about them.

Sony had been teasing some sort of PS5-related reveal for the CES 2020 event going on this week which they held their keynote press conference last night. During said presentation, the company gave more information as to just how well the PS4 is doing along with the official logo for the PlayStation 5 — which is probably exactly what you expect.

The PS5 will continue the trend first set by the PS3's slim model with its open 'P' along with the weirdly straight 'S' and a 5 at the end. That's it.

I suppose being as Sony has been using that design for over a decade now, the company will continue to push that style to stay with the easy / consistent brand recognition.

Sony also showed off a new infographic dedicated to the PS4's meteoric performance over the past years revealing that the console has now shipped over 106 million units worldwide putting it just behind the original PlayStation at 110 million.

In that time span, over 1.15 billion games have been sold and there are now over 5 million PlayStation VR systems out in the wild. There's also almost 40 million PS+ subscribers to play online with.

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No other new details about the upcoming next generation console were revealed though Sony did reiterate some of the key features coming to the PS5 including a high-speed solid state drive, adaptive triggers on the controllers and ray tracing capabilities baked into the hardware.

There was no release date reveal either, so as for now, it's still scheduled to launch sometime during the holiday season of 2020.

We don't currently know if there will be any fighting games coming to the PS5 at launch though we're sure to learn more about the games line ups and in-development titles in the coming months.

Players will also seemingly be able to simply put their PS4 games into the PS5 via backwards compatibility, so we'll still be able to take fighters like Street Fighter 5, Tekken 7, Mortal Kombat 11, Guilty Gear Strive and everything else currently out to the next generation with us.

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