A patent filed by Sony and recently published via WIPO describes a “Pro” PS5 equipped with two APUs, that is, two graphics cards and two processors. The patent also mentions cloud gaming that can be used for backward compatibility of the console.
The PS5 has been around for over a year now, but not all gamers have managed to catch one just yet. Out of stock will last until next year, although the situation has improved over the past few weeks. Despite the said shortage, Sony is already working on the next model, often dubbed PS5 Pro, And for good reason, it will offer better performance than the current model.
A patent filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment has been published in the database of the World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO, on 8 December. He describes a Scalable gaming CPU/GPU design for home console and on-demand gaming “, as reported by the “@Zuby_Tech” Twitter account. This console will therefore One PS5 Equipped with Two APUs, As a reminder, an APU (accelerated processing unit) chip integrates both a processor (CPU) and a graphics card (GPU).
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Is PS5 Pro Coming Close?
The Sony patent diagram shared in the tweet below effectively indicates the presence of two APUs. So the next PS5 might be Two graphics cards for better performance to the players. The primary graphics card will be used to run the game. The second can increase the performance at any time if needed.
This patent first appeared last year. The PS5 Pro was talked about at the same time as the PS5 Lite which will be on par with the Xbox Series S. Neither model has been officially confirmed by Sony yet., but looks like the PS5 Pro is drawing closer. The patent, published in the WIPO database, states that: ” In a multi-GPU simulation environment, frame buffer management can be implemented by multiple GPUs rendering the respective frames of the video, or by rendering the respective portions of each frame of the video. ,
So the next model of PS5 will be equipped with two graphics cards, but not only that. Sony will also consider Le Cloud Gaming, In addition, Xbox Cloud Gaming has been available for a few weeks on Xbox Series and Xbox One. PlayStation 5 doesn’t need cloud gaming to run next-generation games, but it can use it for backward compatibility, Players are still waiting for backwards compatibility to arrive for PS1, PS2 and PS3 games on PlayStation 5. So Sony may not have given up on the idea and may soon offer this feature via cloud gaming.
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