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Sony To Launch PlayStation’s First Remote Device Later This Year

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image credit - blog.playstation.com Sony's handheld PlayStation, the PlayStation Portal remote player, will be released for real in the second half of this year. The handheld can play PS5 games over Wi-Fi and has an 8-inch LCD screen that runs at 1080p resolution and 60 frames per second (fps). Sony says that the PlayStation Portal will be sold for $199.99 later this year. Hideaki Nishino, senior vice president of platform experience at Sony Interactive Entertainment, says, "PlayStation Portal will connect to your PS5 remotely over Wi-Fi, so you can quickly switch from playing on your PS5 to your PlayStation Portal." "PlayStation Portal can play supported games installed on your PS5 console and used with the Dualsense controller."

Features Of PlayStation Portal

The Portal is a modern handheld game system made by PlayStation. It has a sleek 8-inch LCD screen with 1080p quality at 60 frames per second and two controllers on either side of the screen. The controllers look like someone cut a DualSense in half and put a screen in the middle. This is almost exactly what they did, as the Portal's controls have all the features of the DualSense, including adjustable triggers. The Portal has pretty normal ways to connect. The USB-C port for charging is expected, but the 3.5mm audio jack is a surprise. However, this is probably to make up for the fact that the Portal doesn't have Bluetooth, which is a shocking but not out-of-the-ordinary choice. Bluetooth wasn't added to the Switch by Nintendo until four years after it came out. Instead, Portal will focus on PlayStation Link, the company's new digital audio system.

Playstation Portal Release Window

[caption id="attachment_191555" align="aligncenter" width="3840"]project-q-is-actually-called-playstation-portal_y62y image credit - me.ign.com[/caption] We still don't know when PlayStation Portal will come out, but a post on the PlayStation Blog on August 23 said the portable will come out "later this year." Sony's big fall game is Insomniac's Spider-Man 2, which comes out on October 20. The link could come out around the same time. Portal could come out in November, right before the rush of holiday shopping. We've seen demo units out in the wild, so the launch won't be too far away.

Playstation Portal Battery

In this power-hungry age, the battery life of handheld game devices is one of the most important things to look for. It's one of the biggest things that still holds the Steam Deck back. The latest AAA games look great, but they only last a couple of hours because they use so much power. Also read - Rumors About Sony’s PlayStation Slim 5 Release Date and Specs Sony hasn't said anything about the PlayStation Portal's battery specs or how long it will likely last when it's being used a lot. Even though streaming uses less power than running games locally, the DualSense features of the Portal controller could use a lot of power.

Playstation Portal Price

The price of PlayStation Portal was also written in a blog post on August 23. It costs 199.99 USD, 219.99 EUR, 199.99 GBP, or 29,980 YEN. That's a surprisingly good price for the handheld, especially since Sony usually charges a lot for its gear, like the PSVR2. As a backup device that works with the PS5, the price of $199.99 doesn't seem too high, and it's the same price as the Switch Lite. This should give the gadget a better chance of working.

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