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Hype Platform PS5 Unboxings and Previews!

Are you excited for PS5's unboxing?


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jaysius

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That man is so hard to look at, if he doesn't have some kind of disease making this happen, it's probably an eating disorder he should get help for.


Every single impression I've seen/read has stated that it's impressive and not a gimmick.

You do know they gave these to mostly positive Youtubers, Brad from GB's thoughts are "this ratcheting feeling is SO WEIRD"
 
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Embargo lifted for the unboxing of the PS5 and its peripherals. We're also getting previews of Astro's Playroom/Dualsense for western outlets (NA/European). Some of the videos are below. More videos are found on the channels so check those out.

=====Unboxing=====

iJustine:


Easy Allies:

CNET: (PS5/Xbox Series X Size comparison in the end).

Gamespot:

Marquee's

Dorito's Pope Twitter:
https://twitter.com/geoffkeighley

====Previews/Astro's PlayRoom/Dualsense first impressions=====

Easy Allies:


Skillup:

PlayStation Access:

GiantBomb:

CNET:

Polygon:

Astro’s Playroom on PS5 might be the best pack-in game since Wii Sports

Engadget:
https://www.engadget.com/ps5-dualsense-hands-on-hardware-first-look-120027948.html

==============More channels==============

@Karak :
https://www.youtube.com/c/AngryCentaurGaming/videos

GamesRadar:
https://www.youtube.com/user/GamesRadar/videos

UploadVR:
https://uploadvr.com/dualsense-ps5-controller-future-vr-haptics
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Can't wait for a delivery of both XsX and PS5 Nov 10th. !!

Really looking forward and psyched to try it out 3D Pulse Headset with all this new 3D sound tech. Headphones itself and design looks flawless, sexy AF.

And obviously new DualSense controller, looks bulkier, chunkier and bigger than PS4s.
 
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Bernd Lauert

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Every single impression I've seen/read has stated that it's impressive and not a gimmick.

I'm skeptical because I remember the Switch presentation where they showed off their incredibly great Ultra Rumble Deluxe with that gimmicky game and I was like "huh, interesting" and then no other game really used it and it was essentially a standard rumble.
 

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The first option in the poll is literally what my ps5 is gonna think when it gonna sees my tv cabinet...
 
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AJUMP23

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That man is so hard to look at, if he doesn't have some kind of disease making this happen, it's probably an eating disorder he should get help for.

Maybe Bloodworth just needs a makeover. I bet he would be a cool looking dude if he got on a makeover show. He does need to speak into the mic more during the podcast though.
 
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jaysius

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Maybe Bloodworth just needs a makeover. I bet he would be a cool looking dude if he got on a makeover show. He does need to speak into the mic more during the podcast though.
I mean if he seriously needs help for an eating disorder, the man should get that ASAP. If it's a disease then he seems to be coping ok at least for the duration of the video.
 
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AJUMP23

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I mean if he seriously needs help for an eating disorder, the man should get that ASAP. If it's a disease then he seems to be coping ok at least for the duration of the video.

I think he is just a scrawny dude. I wish I had some of his metabolism.
 

mckmas8808

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It is really a beautiful console and smaller than the renders.

The only issue is the BD drive :( crazy because I still choose the disc version but that BD drive is really a thing out o LC place on the design... I really wanted to see the DE.

And it doesn’t need the stand.

That and the glossy black makes the PS5 looks worse than it should. I "LIKE" the look of the PS5 myself, but the DE version will look better for sure.
 

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The PS5 has a very futuristic design, very ballsy. I expected that kind of forward-looking design from Microsoft, really.

Microsoft's big one is shaped like a brick. That's fine if you like bricks. Microsoft's small one looks like a Nintendo product, cute.

At the end of the day, I will prefer the one that doesn't "red ring" because it packs too much heat in a small space.
 

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I'm skeptical because I remember the Switch presentation where they showed off their incredibly great Ultra Rumble Deluxe with that gimmicky game and I was like "huh, interesting" and then no other game really used it and it was essentially a standard rumble.

Maybe, but I was never that impressed with my first impressions of the switch controller, this genuinely looks more interesting and meaningful and I can imagine a lot of cool gameplay implementations.

And before any accusations of being a hyped sony pony, I've only ever owned Nintendo consoles, never owned Playstation.
 

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That and the glossy black makes the PS5 looks worse than it should. I "LIKE" the look of the PS5 myself, but the DE version will look better for sure.
I like the black piano mate... I always liked it... it is my go choice on iPhone... the back in black piano looks wonderful.
 
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jaysius

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I think he is just a scrawny dude. I wish I had some of his metabolism.

He probably made a monkey's fist style wish about being slim... but nobody wants to look like this:
 

mckmas8808

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I mean if he seriously needs help for an eating disorder, the man should get that ASAP. If it's a disease then he seems to be coping ok at least for the duration of the video.

I hate agreeing with you on something like this, but you're right. I was kinda hard to watch without knowing what his issue is.
 
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LordOfChaos

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It's 1.2 million times better than the disc version (looks wise).

Very glad I'm going diskless. Save that 100 dollars from the start and get the better design to boot. I do wish they could have done better with the disk addition for everyone else though
 

jaysius

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DE just looks so much better


I mentioned elsewhere, the design philosophy actually MAKES SENSE without the disc, again they could have chosen ANY SHAPE at all, since they did some crazy engineering to make their weird shape work. They should have considered how fugly this thing is WITH the disc drive.

It ain't pretty, but it really looks like a neat thingy to have.

The effect the disc drive has on the design.
 
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LordOfChaos

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USGamerNet :

The most amazing thing about the #PS5 so far is the wild #DualSense controller, It feels like the mid-point between the DualShock4 and Xbox controller, but the haptics and Adaptive Triggers are mad impressive. The first time a trigger fights you, you'll believe.
Jason Schreier :

The PS5 controller is wild — I’ve been playing Astro’s Playroom (the game that comes with the system) and the combo of rumble/haptic feedback/adaptive triggers feels more “next gen” than any graphical improvements we’ve seen yet. More to come in my review closer to launch
Very possible that all of the bells and whistles turn out to be gimmicks that most games don’t use, but this is my first impression!
SkillUP :

Let me put it this way: there are two next-gen consoles releasing next month, but only one next gen controller. The #DualSense is that good. #PlayStation5


Wow
 

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I genuinely think that the DE version is going to become the only version in the future. I could see this happen midway through this generation when time comes for the PS5 slim to be released. They could also release an add-on USB Bluray drive for people who want to watch movies and have a library of disc-based games.

Personally, I have not bought a disc-based game in years. If digital games are reasonably priced and become discounted a few months after release to mimic what happens with disc-based releases, I am ok with it.

If I had to criticize one thing about the way the PS5 looks, it would be the ugly plastic molding marks on the back, around all the expansion ports. However, nobody will every look at those ports, so no issue.
 
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I'm worried about the sharp edges on both bottom ends of the dualsense, are they gonna be annoying to the touch?
 
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I genuinely think that the DE version is going to become the only version in the future. I could see this happen midway through this generation when time comes for the PS5 slim to be released. They could also release an add-on USB Bluray drive for people who want to watch movies and have a library of disc-based games.

Personally, I have not bought a disc-based game in years. If digital games are reasonably priced and become discounted a few months after release to mimic what happens with disc-based releases, I am ok with it.

If I had to criticize one thing about the way the PS5 looks, it would be the ugly plastic molding marks on the back, around all the expansion ports. However, nobody will every look at those ports, so no issue.

This will never happen this Gen, people like having options. Not everyone has the funds to only purchase digital games that are usually more expensive due to late discounts vs. physical games.
 
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In the bombcast this week they mentioned you can plug in usb headsets into the controller now. Not just the analog jack anymore.