In 2021, Sony will release a budget version of its next-generation set-top box.
Journalists refer to the message of one of the reputable bloggers in Weibo. The source reports that the Japanese corporation intends to present a cheap version of PlayStation 5. According to his information, the console will be called PlayStation 5 Lite.
Blogger said that the release of such a set-top box on the market will solve the problem with the deficit on the Sony game console. Also PS5 Lite will be able to buy gamers who believe that the original console is too expensive. Specifications and limitations that will be imposed on the new console are not declassified. According to the blogger, Sony will present a budget PS5 in the second half of 2021.
The current line of gaming consoles Sony includes two models – PlayStation 5 with a disk drive and its digital version, the devices are valued at 499 and 399 dollars respectively. The line of consoles of previous generation Sony consisted of the original model PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Slim and PlayStation 4 Pro. The last two devices were introduced three years after the release of PS4.
Previously, it became known that the PS5, which was released on November 19, will not be available to expand the built-in drive. In the future, gamers will be able to expand the capacity of the embedded memory using third-party NVMe SSDs.