Sony announces PS5 event for June 4

Sony announces June 4 event showcasing new PS5

Esports and video gaming overall have been on the increase while people stayed home during coronavirus pandemic restrictions were in place, according to The Washington Post.

To add to the slate of gaming options, Sony will be giving gamers a look at its long-awaited PS5.

Sony announced an event for June 4 at 4 p.m. EDT, 1 p.m. PDT, to show off the company’s newest console, The Verge reported.

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The game system will be released this holiday season, Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan said.

System details have trickled out including the specifications of the system, the logo and a new controller. But an image of the system has not been shown.

One thing that is promised for the event is a look at some of the games that will be released for the new system.

FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file people stand online next to the PlayStation booth at the 24th Electronic Entertainment Expo E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The company has announced an event concerning the PS5.
FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file people stand online next to the PlayStation booth at the 24th Electronic Entertainment Expo E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The company has announced an event concerning the PS5. (Damian Dovarganes/AP)