Today's showcase event answered a lot of questions, but raised a few more in the process.
The budget-friendly console speaks to Microsoft's strategy for the next generation of gaming. GameDaily spoke to a pair of analysts about the announcement and what it means for the upcoming console transition.
Analysts caution fans to not expect a price point to be announced, though. Image source: Sony.
The cloud-streamed gaming service is the most lucrative one in the world, according to analyst Lewis Ward.
Bloomberg reports that Sony has "struggled" with its pricing decision. Analyst Dr. Serkan Toto tells us that $549 would be a "hard, hard sell."
SIE President Jim Ryan said that indies are "vital to the heart and soul of the gaming community." Also, Sony is giving away Journey and Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection through May 5. [UPDATE: Adam Boyes calls the fund 'very impressive.']
For analyst Lewis Ward, haptic feedback is going to go a long way in delivering next-gen immersion. [UPDATED]
The Last of Us II and Iron Man VR are just the start. "I wouldn't want to be in Sony or Microsoft's shoes now," said analyst Serkan Toto.
In a quarterly earnings call, the struggling games retailer detailed further decline amid the coronavirus pandemic.
PS5 lead architect Mark Cerny outlined the pillars that guided Sony's approach to creating the PS5, but some analysts feel that Sony should have had its consumer reveal first.