Sony’s Venture Q PS5 Sport Handheld Revealed: What We Know So Far

The PlayStation Vita is lengthy gone, however Sony is making a return to gaming handhelds — in a way. At Sony’s newest PlayStation gaming showcase on Wednesday, the corporate teased a shock new system that ought to be coming later this yr. Referred to as “Venture Q,” it appears very very similar to an enormous show fused with a DualSense controller.

The hand-held, which ought to play all PlayStation video games over Wi-Fi, has an 8-inch HD LCD display and a controller that Sony Interactive Leisure CEO Jim Ryan promised can have all of the options of the DualSense that is commonplace on the PlayStation 5.


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The value of this screen-equipped Wi-Fi streaming handheld is unknown, and it is unclear how Sony will place this system. Is it, as a colleague famous, one thing like a Wii U pill for the PS5? Is it a home-based native Wi-Fi companion for the console? Can or not it’s used on the go? And may it basically additionally double as an on a regular basis DualSense controller with second-screen advantages, like Nintendo’s Wii U as soon as did?

In accordance with a supply that leaked the information of this handheld initially, the discharge date may very well be late November this yr.

Streaming handhelds are a particular development now, with Android units like Logitech’s G Cloud and the Razer Edge. It is unclear how or if Sony’s new handheld will work offline in any respect, however it’s clearly being pitched as a second display and a cell play choice for the PS5. In the meantime, the Spine One sport controller, which has a PlayStation partnership and works with telephones to play PS5 video games wirelessly through streaming, simply introduced an Android-compatible mannequin.


A glimpse of the hand held subsequent to the PS5 for comparability.

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Sony’s had a variety of expensive PlayStation 5 equipment debut this yr. The PlayStation VR 2, a $550 VR headset that is tethered to the PS5 with a cable, nearly looks like an reverse proposition to what Venture Q presents. Sony additionally has the costly DualSense Edge, a $200 customizable professional controller. 

Sony’s second-screen PS5 sport handheld does look thrilling, although the value is not recognized. A display that giant may make video games look nice and a full-featured controller would make the whole lot really feel as responsive, presumably, as enjoying on the PS5 itself. Possibly, simply perhaps, Sony may take into account a brand new Vita sometime, too?

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