In 2021, Sony will release a budget version of its next generation set-top box. This is reported by the Chinese edition 3DMGAME.
Journalists link to a post on Weibo by one of the reputable bloggers. The source reports that the Japanese corporation intends to present a cheap version of the PlayStation 5. According to him, the console will be called the PlayStation 5 Lite.
The blogger said that the launch of such a console on the market will solve the problem with the shortage of the Sony game console. Also PS5 Lite can be purchased by gamers who believe that the original console is too expensive. The specifications and restrictions that will be imposed on the new console are not being disclosed. According to the blogger, Sony will introduce a budget PS5 in the second half of 2021.
The current line of Sony game consoles includes two models – the PlayStation 5 with a disk drive and its digital version, the devices are priced at $ 499 and 399, respectively. Sony's previous generation console lineup consisted of the original PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Slim and PlayStation 4 Pro. The last two devices were introduced three years after the release of the PS4.
Earlier it became known that for the PS5, released on November 19, the option of expanding the built-in storage will not be available. In the future, gamers will be able to expand the storage capacity with third-party NVMe SSDs.