Semiconductor company AMD may have just confirmed that the PS5 will be released in 2020.
The company, which is supplying the PS5’s graphics chip (a custom version of the Navi), appeared to let the information slip during its Q1 2019 report.
During AMD’s Q1 2019 financial briefing, Dr. Lisa Su, the president of AMD, said that the company is “very pleased” with its partnership with Sony on its next-generation consoles.
Su explains that while the company’s semi-custom business is expected to be down “substantially” in 2019, Su does expect that “semi-custom will return to a growth business for us in 2020 and beyond.” Su said this “without talking about any specific customer.”
However, the AMD president’s words do seem to confirm that the PS5 will launch in 2020, and AMD will make a huge profit from it.
This isn’t the first time that it has been suggested that the PS5 will be released in 2020.
Sony has confirmed that the PS5 would not be releasing in 2019. It confirmed this during the same report where it confirmed the AMD partnership.
With Sony rumored to have given out PS5 developer kits to studios so that they can create games for launch and after, 2020 seems like a logical choice for the PS5 release date.