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PlayStation 5 Will Feature a Revamped User Interface

PlayStation 5 Will Feature a Revamped User Interface - News

by William D'Angelo , posted 6 days ago / 1,296 Views

Sony's next generation, the PlayStation 5, will feature a revamped user interface that is very different from the PlayStation 4. This is according PlayStation 5 system architect Mark Cerny speaking exclusively with WIRED.

"Even though it will be fairly fast to boot games, we don't want the player to have to boot the game, see what's up, boot the game, see what's up," Cerny said.


"Multiplayer game servers will provide the console with the set of joinable activities in real time. Single-player games will provide information like what missions you could do and what rewards you might receive for completing them—and all of those choices will be visible in the UI. As a player you just jump right into whatever you like."

The PlayStation 5 will launch in Holiday 2020.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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4 Comments

trunkswd (6 days ago)

As long as it is easy to navigate I am fine with a revamp to the UI.


JRPGfan (6 days ago)

As long as they keep it slim, and sleak, and easy to use.


Manlytears (6 days ago)

Keep it simple please. Don't turn the simple UI presented in current ps4 in a confusing mess like xbox UI ( talking about 2016 and early xbox UI, no idea how it looks now...). Improve it, but keep it clean and easy to undrestand/navigate.


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Kanemaru (6 days ago)

As long they don't say they'll stop censoring games for the only purpose to mess with players, it's a no buy. Period.


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