Sony PlayStation PS5 Console
Play Has No Limits
Experience lightning-fast loading with an ultra-high-speed SSD, deeper immersion with support for haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and 3D Audio,* and an all-new generation of incredible PlayStation® games.
Maximise your play sessions with near-instant load times for installed PS5™ games.
The custom integration of the PS5 console's systems lets creators pull data from the SSD so quickly that they can design games in ways never before possible.
More PS5 console features
Play a back catalogue of PS4™ games on your PS5 console
Enjoy faster and smoother frame rates in select PS4 and PS VR games.
Upgrade PS4 games to digital PS5 games
The PS5 console gives game publishers the ability to let players upgrade their disc and digital PS4 games to digital PS5 games.
Connect your PlayStation VR to your PS5 console to enjoy supported PS VR games. To set up your PS VR with your PS5 console, you'll need your PlayStation Camera2 for PS4 and a PlayStation Camera adaptor (no purchase necessary).
The PlayStation Plus Collection
Enjoy a selection of generation-defining PS4 games, included with your PlayStation Plus membership at no extra cost6. Access the entire collection on your PS5 at launch.
Discover a deeper gaming experience with support for haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and 3D Audio technology.
Tempest 3D AudioTech
Immerse yourself in soundscapes where it feels as if the sound comes from every direction. Your surroundings truly come alive with Tempest 3D AudioTech with compatible headphones in supported games.
Heighten Your Senses™
The DualSense™ wireless controller for PS5 offers immersive haptic feedback,5 dynamic adaptive triggers5 and a built-in microphone, all integrated into an iconic design.
Experience haptic feedback via the DualSense wireless controller in select PS5 titles and feel the effects and impact of your in-game actions through dynamic sensory feedback.
Get to grips with immersive adaptive triggers, featuring dynamic resistance levels which simulate the physical impact of in-game activities in select PS5 games.
Entertainment & content creation
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray™
Watch 4K Blu-ray discs on your beautiful 4K TV with your PS5 console (excludes PS5 Digital Edition).
4K entertainment streaming
Stream 4K entertainment from your favourite supported apps on PS5 with your 4K TV.
Create and share content
Create screenshots and videos from your gameplay. Share them with other players on PlayStation Network, or on select social media apps.
Games have hubs on PS5. Each game’s hub collects everything related to that game together, from activities, to community broadcasts, to new game content. It’s a constantly updated space that will evolve and adapt throughout the game’s lifecycle.
Quickly access frequently used system features, game content, and activities without leaving your gameplay. Simply press the PS button while playing to see the Control Center overlay.
Game creators can build their PS5 games so you can jump straight into specific missions, modes, quests, and more straight from the console's Control Center.
Find your next adventure with recommendations based on the types of games you like.
Take on special in-game challenges in supported PS5 games, and share your results with friends on PS5 to see if they can do better. If your friend beats your high score or time, you will get notified and get a chance to beat them right back.
Players can now give other players positive accolades to encourage or congratulate other contenders on a multiplayer match well played1. The accolades you've received will be displayed in your profile.
Cross-generation chat with PS4™
Whether your friends are on PS4 or PS5, cross-generation voice chat means everyone can keep the conversation going with their account for PlayStation™Network. You can even chat with players on mobile devices who have PlayStation App.
Game creators now have the option to enable online multiplayer game matches between PS5 and PS4 players1. PS4 players can be seamlessly invited to play with PS5 players, and vice versa.
Spend more time playing and less time looking for what you want to do - PS5 can rapidly find games on PlayStation Store, movies on select video streaming apps5, or other players.
Players can choose saved game presets for all supported games, like inverted y-axis and subtitles.
Access a dedicated hangout space for you and other players with your account for PlayStation Network. Share content, plan play sessions, jump into games, or just catch up. You can even access some features on the web and on mobile devices with PlayStation App.
Group multiplayer initiation
Initiate multiplayer matches straight from a persistent Game Base party and auto-invite everyone1, no need to send individual invitations.
Share screen with Multitasking
Online players can view a party member's screen, and even play their own game while watching them at the same time.
Access games on your PS5 console3 by streaming them to another PS5 console, or your PS4 console, PC, and Apple iOS or Android phone.
External hard drive compatibility with PS4 games
PS5 consoles can store and play compatible PS4 games on external hard drives that support SuperSpeed USB4. That means you can play PS4 games on the hard drive while saving space on the PS5 console's internal ultra-high speed SSD.