Japanese tech giant Sony announced on Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, that it will release the Chinese version of PS5 in April-June.
Sony will also develop China-made games of high quality and plan the development of China-made sports games and ensure the quality of the imported product, according to Eguchi Tatsuo, chairman, and president of Sony China.
PS5 will be provided with two versions, with or without an optical drive, equipped with an 8-core Zen 2 CPU 3.5GHz (support inverter) customized by AMD.
The graphics card of the host is AMD's customized GPU of RDNA2 architecture with a maximum frequency of 2.23GHz, supporting 10.28 trillion floating-point operations per second.
The new host supports 120Hz/8K output, 3D audio, and is directly compatible with PS4 games.
The price of PS5 in China has not yet been announced, for reference, the PS5 in the United States is priced at $399.99 for the non-optical drive version and $499.99 for the optical drive version.
Sony's earnings report of the third quarter in the fiscal year 2020 shows PlayStation 5 sold 4.5 million units in the quarter, the same as PS4’s sales during the same period after its launch.
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the report shows that the total playtime for PlayStation users increased by approximately 30% year-over-year during December 2020.
Of the PS5 subscribers at the end of December, 87% of them were PlayStation Plus subscribers.