Tom Henderson has been disseminating details about the updated PlayStation 5 since last year. This time, the source made mention of the recently conflicting claims regarding the PS5 Slim and PS5 Pro. According to him, Sony will choose a new generation of already issued hardware.
We didn’t have to wait long to hear from an industry insider who has repeatedly shown that he has access to numerous manufacturers’ secretive intentions when it came to news about the upgraded release of the Japanese console yesterday. Henderson doesn’t think Sony will decide to upgrade the console; instead, he thinks the firm will concentrate on a straightforward refresh.
Sony will wager on the “2nd generation” of the standard PlayStation 5, as the informant suggests, as it intends to stop all manufacture of the current model. The PS5 will be delivered in 2020, but if the business wants to provide devices at various price points, it definitely wouldn’t stop there:
Regarding the PS5 Pro/Slim speculations, I don’t believe either of those models will be released. I think it’s just the standard PS5’s “gen 2.” The manufacture of the standard PS5 will expire at the end of this year, while the new model will begin production in April and go on sale in September. Even if they were developing numerous consoles with various price ranges and specifications, Sony wouldn’t stop making the “gen 1” PS5.
According to Tom Henderson, the Japanese will discontinue production of the PlayStation 5 and PS5 Digital Edition in favor of a single model.
“Since they can only make one PlayStation 5 with a detached drive, the new model would lower production and delivery expenses.
Because the informant has already heard of the PS6, he believes that the PS6 as a whole is a more likely candidate than the PS5 Pro. Sony would release a console on the market with probably no significant visual modifications.
I’m unsure if there will be a Pro version in this generation. The standard version hasn’t yet been completely utilized, and it most likely won’t be till the end of the year. All I can say is that PS6 has received more media attention than PS5 Pro.
“In terms of whether the new PS5 resembles the previous one, I believe it does. To be honest, I don’t think there are any significant changes there.
On all the PS5 Pro/Slim rumors – I don’t think it’s a pro or slim, My understanding is that it’s just “gen 2” of the regular PS5.
The normal PS5 will cease production at the end of this year and the new model will start in April and begin selling in September.
— Tom Henderson (@_Tom_Henderson_) January 23, 2023