Welcome back to Next-Gen Console Watch 2020, our show following all the news and rumors on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series. I’m Daemon Hatfield, and as always I’m joined by Ryan McCaffrey, host of IGN’s Xbox podcast, Podcast Unlocked, Jonathon Dornbush, host of IGN’s PlayStation podcast, Podcast Beyond. And Bo Moore, IGN’s Executive Tech Editor.
This week we discuss the biggest takeaways from the PS5 teardown video, the ongoing PS4 to PS5 save transfer controversy, PS5 vs Series X/S storage, and how the PlayStation 5’s storage compares to Series X.
00:00 – Intro
00:33 – What PS5’s Teardown Means for Next-Gen
09:40 – PS5 vs Series X/S Storage
10:57 – Will The PS5 Have Mod Support From Sony?
12:13 – PS4 to PS5 Saves Confusion
17:07 – Poll Results: How Much Do You Plan On Spending This November?
17:25- New Poll & Outro
NOTE: This episode was filmed and posted before Sony’s 10/9 PS4 to PS5 save transfer update.
Here’s a rundown of what our team has discovered:
PS5 Teardown: Everything We’ve Learned About The Inside Of PlayStation 5
PS5 Teardown Explains Why It’s So Big – To Stay Cool and Quiet
What to Know About the PS4-PS5 Game Save Confusion
10/9 UPDATE: Sony Confirms PS4 to PS5 Save Transfers, Reveals Incompatible PS4 Games
Xbox Series Should Totally Own Western RPGs – Unlocked 464
PS5’s Launch Sales Possibilities and Storage Space Concerns – Beyond Episode 669