Playstation 5 Portal Remote: Introducing the PlayStation Portal, boasting an 8-inch LCD screen that delivers a smooth 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second. Seamlessly connecting to the PS5 via Wi-Fi, this device serves as a remote extension. It excels in playing supported games already installed on the console. However, it’s important to note that it lacks compatibility with PSVR2 games. It requires a headset and those streamed through PlayStation Plus Premium’s cloud. What’s more, the PlayStation Portal seamlessly incorporates features from the DualSense controller, including innovative adaptive triggers and immersive haptic feedback.
In another remarkable stride, Sony has unveiled its premier wireless earbuds, Pulse Explore. It also unveiled a cutting-edge over-the-ear wireless headset named Pulse Elite. This revelation came along with an engaging trailer:
Pulse Elite sets itself apart with its lossless audio capabilities, a retractable boom microphone, and AI-powered noise rejection are adept at filtering out background distractions. This exceptional headset arrives complete with a charging hanger for added convenience. Meanwhile, Pulse Explore boasts lossless audio quality, dual microphones, and AI-enhanced noise reduction. It also comes complete with a sleek charging case.
Connecting directly with the PlayStation Portal is a breeze through the ingenious “PlayStation Link” wireless audio technology. This technology ensures minimal latency and preserves lossless audio quality. It facilitates the seamless transition between multiple PlayStation Link hosts. Both the headset and earbuds are designed to concurrently connect with a PlayStation Link-compatible device and a Bluetooth-supported device. Please be aware that when using Pulse Elite and Pulse Explore with the PS5. The USB adapter provided with the headset and earbuds is indispensable for leveraging the PlayStation Link. Additionally, a standalone PlayStation Link USB adapter will be available for separate purchase.
In a testament to its success, Sony achieved a remarkable milestone in July 2021 by selling over 10 million units of the PS5 globally since its initial launch. It set a new record for the fastest-selling console in Sony’s history. This accomplishment was further surpassed in June 2022 when the company successfully sold over 20 million units of the PS5 worldwide. The PS5 continued its triumphant journey, surpassing the 30 million units mark in January.
At the CES 2023 presentation held in January, Ryan, a prominent figure at Sony, proudly declared, “Everyone who desires a PS5 should now encounter considerably fewer challenges securing one from retailers around the world, commencing from this point onward.”
The PS5 made its debut in the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea on November 12, 2020. It was followed by a subsequent launch in most other parts of the world on November 19, 2020. The PS5 is available at a retail price of US$499.99, while the disc-free PS5 Digital Edition retails at US$399.99.
Further enriching the gaming experience, Sony introduced the PlayStation VR2, an innovative virtual reality (VR) system tailored for the PS5, which was unveiled on February 22.
As a commitment to inclusivity, SIE is diligently developing Project Leonardo, a remarkably adaptable accessibility controller kit aimed at enhancing the gaming comfort of players with disabilities on the PS5 platform.