Sony still has a clear lead over Microsoft’s Xbox One with its two versions of PlayStation 4 (Pro and Slim). But already at the end of 2017 with Project Scorpio a significantly more powerful version of the Microsoft hardware to appear, which could dump Sony buyer. Analyst Damian Thong therefore assumes that Sony could already with the PlayStation 5 in the second half of 2017.
Sony could still this year with the PS5 the plans of Microsofts Project Scorpio counter.
The PS4 Pro could soon be replaced as the fastest Sony console.
PlayStation 5: Release date
Thong was often correct with his assumptions. Two months ago, however, it still assumed that the PS5 only to the Christmas business 2018 appears. Sony really wants to bring a new console this year. The unveiling of the platform at the E3 2017 in mid-June is likely to take place.
If the decision were to be true, many buyers of the PlayStation 4 Pro, which was only released at the end of 2016, might feel annoyed by the rapid wake-up.