fbpx

PS5 Sport Growth Will Seemingly Value Extra Than PS4, In accordance To PlayStation CEO



The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are set to release this year, kicking off the next generation of consoles, and our first look at what the PS5 will be capable of came from a demonstration of Unreal Engine 5. But producing such highly detailed graphics will not come cheap, and could lead to an increase in the development cost of AAA games.

Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan has talked to gamesindustry.biz about the cost of creating a game that will look like the Unreal Engine 5 reveal video, “Lumen in the Land of Nanite” (see our breakdown below), will cost a lot.

“I think, to the extent that the technology enables the graphics side of it to become more interesting and life-like, [the games] will become slightly more human intensive and capital intensive to produce,” Ryan told the site, noting that there will “probably will be an increase in development budgets.” However, he doesn’t expect these changes to be too extreme. “We don’t see it as being a massive increase,” he says.

Sony has previously said that it wants to see a faster shift between console generations than we’ve seen previously, and Ryan says that this is so they can “provide a fertile install base for people who make games to be able to monetise against.” Ryan hopes that the high cost of development will be made up by the system’s early adopters buying these games. “If we can keep pace with a likely increase in development costs, then the industry can continue to prosper,” he says.

While Ryan is talking about the PlayStation 5 specifically, his comments are likely to be applicable to the Xbox Series X as well–we recently got a first look at games running on Series X.

We don’t know for sure how much the upcoming consoles–or the games releasing on them–will cost, but we have estimated guesses for both the Xbox and PlayStation systems’ prices.

Size:640 × 360480 × 270

Want us to remember this setting for all your devices?

Sign up or Sign in now!

Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos.

This video has an invalid file format.

Sorry, but you can’t access this content!

Please enter your date of birth to view this video

JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031Year2020201920182017201620152014201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001999199819971996199519941993199219911990198919881987198619851984198319821981198019791978197719761975197419731972197119701969196819671966196519641963196219611960195919581957195619551954195319521951195019491948194719461945194419431942194119401939193819371936193519341933193219311930192919281927192619251924192319221921192019191918191719161915191419131912191119101909190819071906190519041903190219011900

By clicking ‘enter’, you agree to GameSpot’s
Terms of Use and
Privacy Policy

enter

Now Playing: Unreal Engine 5 PS5 Tech Demo – Everything You Need To Know In Under 4 Minutes

About the author: SubSellKaro

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: