It makes sense that Sony is working on its next generation of hardware, given that the PS4 is now 5 years into its lifecycle. "As further understood herein, the original (legacy) software code of an entertainment asset such as a computer game created to be played on a relatively lower powered display can be preserved for use with model consoles with improved capability displays, while effecting remastering of the presentation through emulation principles".
While the company hasn't mentioned it by name, it is widely thought that the next generation console will be the PlayStation 5.
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So, there you have it - the latest clue, if one was needed, that we'll be getting the PlayStation 5.
Given that the PlayStation 4 continues to sell tremendously well, it's no surprise that Sony would want to hold off for as long as possible.
PlayStation 4 exclusives like "Spider-Man" look best on the PlayStation 4 Pro.
While it's too soon to speak for the next-next generation, it is likely reassuring to PlayStation fans that there will be at least one more console in the works.