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Everything you need to know about the best gaming consoles-PlayStation 5 Digital Edition


A summary of the gaming console industry

Videogame Console Market demand for 3D video games with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) features is on the rise, and there are more e-sport competitions taking place all over the world.

In addition, as core wireless connectivity improves, more people are projected to use game consoles. The market is expected to be driven soon by the development of smart games and apps based on virtual assistant services. Major players are funding the creation and release of expensive, high-end gaming consoles as part of a plan.

Importance of choosing the right gaming console

There are five things to consider while choosing the best console:

  1. Price: Console prices are always high due to logistics and distribution. Most of the time, customers are unable to purchase it. But the good thing is that gradually, in the long term the price starts reducing.
  1. Console Specifications: Customers should check console specifications for hardware, storage, GPU, 4k resolution, streaming features, RAM, and more. This all specs assist consoles to give gamers an immersive gaming experience. 
  1. Console Design: The console’s width, weight, and looks are one of the most important factors for gamers.
  1. Gameplay Performance: This is the priority for any gamer; if the console does not support game specs, gameplay performance gets affected. There are a few issues that affect the game’s performance, graphics, glitches, lagging etc.
  1. Availability of exclusive games on the console: There are exclusive games for each console. For example, Xbox has the Halo series, while PlayStation has the God of War series.

PlayStation 5 Digital Edition

Preview of the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition to be discussed

Sony Interactive Entertainment developed the PlayStation 5 (PS5). It was introduced on November 12, 2020, as the PlayStation 4’s successor. Sony released PS5 in two formats, PS5 standard edition and PS5 digital edition. There is one difference between these two consoles, the PS5 standard comes with a disk drive, but PS5 digital edition does not. Hence, to play the game gamers have to buy and download it from the PS store.

PS5’s Digital Edition Key features and specifications

The primary features of the PlayStation 5 are a solid-state drive designed for high-speed data streaming to enable notable improvements in storage performance, an AMD GPUs provide 4K resolution up-to 120 frames per second, ray tracing, and the Tempest Engine for hardware-accelerated 3D audio effects. Additionally, it includes the PlayStation VR2 headgear, the Dual Sense controller with haptic feedback, and backward compatibility with most PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR titles. Just like PS4, PS5 has a PlayStation Store (ps store), in which gamers can play games for free or by purchasing them. Last but not least, it has the PlayStation Network, abbreviated as PSN, in which gamers buy a subscription for 2, 6, or 12 months to play multiplayer games.

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Pros and cons of the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition

Pros of PS5

  1. High-Quality Graphics: The PS5 provides games in 4K resolution and supports high-definition graphics. Many games like Spider-Man: Horizon Zero Dawn and its newest installment, Forbidden West, have stunning and realistic graphics.
  1. In-built Video Editing App: The PS5 has the best video-editing app, known as Share Factory. It assists gamers to create, edit, add overlays and stickers to videos and live streams.
  1. Multiplayer Gameplay: PS5 gives gamers the best online gaming experience. Not only can gamers play online, but they also have a feature to invite other gamers to watch, live chat, or join the game.
  1. It has more exclusive games: Ps5 owns the maximum number of best-selling games in the market. Namely Spiderman, God of War, Ghost of Tsunamia Demon’s Souls and more.
  1. Best accessories: It provides controllers, headphones, VR goggles, a PS remote, a PS5 controller charging station, an external storage and a PlayStation camera.

Cons of PS5

  1. Limited Storage: Unlike the PS4, PS5 offers less storage, i.e. 667 GB available. Though gamers cannot play many games on the PS5, it offers an extended hard drive that assists in moving game data to the hard drive and making extra space on the PS5’s main storage.
  1. Live Streaming: It supports Twitch and YouTube live streaming, but it lacks some editing tools for background removal.

Best games to play on the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition

  • Horizon The Forbidden West was released on February 18, 2022. This is the sequel of Horizon Zero Dawn.
  • God of War: Ragnorak is the latest game in the God of War series, released on November 9, 2022.
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is a follow-up game to Marvel’s Spider-Man. It was available to gamers on November 12, 2020.
  • On June 11, 2021, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart was released to the public.


The PS5 digital edition features better graphics and gives gamers the best gaming experience. It provides the best games on the market. Finally, before buying the console, gamers must do proper research on its requirements.