Update: Famitsu reached Sony asking about the listing job and they deny the October 2020 release date for PS5, saying it was an error by the recruitment site.
According to a new job listing by Sony Interactive Entertainment on a Japanese Job listing site Next.Rikunabi reveals that PlayStation 5 will be launched in October this year 2020. According to the Japanese website, the job listing was originally posted by Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. for work location Sony City (Minato-ku, Tokyo). Notably, the listing was first shared by reliable Twitter tipster @Nibellion on his Twitter account. You can find his tweet below.
— Nibel (@Nibellion) May 12, 2020
When you head to the Job Description, it says, PlayStation 5 scheduled to be released in October 2020. Now, if the listing is to be believed, this finally makes it clear that Sony will launch its next-gen PlayStation 5 console in October this year 2020.
According to the Job application requirements, it says ”Develop “PlayStation” platform business with the aim of creating the most interesting entertainment in the world. Carry out maintenance.
Below you can check out the translated version of the Job description.
We will handle the trial purchasing of PlayStation hardware products. We will select the best suppliers from domestic and overseas parts partners, and adjust the specifications of hardware parts and production capacity in cooperation with the design department and quality assurance department to create PlayStation 5, scheduled to be released in October 2020. In addition, the development-mass production shift cost analysis and process verification and improve your responsibility the cost reduction that is based on the in row process.
Notably, Microsoft recently revealed Xbox Series X games and after that, everyone got hyped about Sony’s PS5 event and its date.
A few days ago VentureBeat’s Jeff Grubb said that the Sony PS5 event will take place on June 4). You can also listen to Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier (at 38:53), in the video below where he had recently hinted that Sony’s PS5 event could take place “early to mid June”.
Please do note that Sony hasan’t yet made any official announcement regarding the PS5 launch date except for Holyday 2020, which generally falls between October to December. So take this new information with a pinch of salt until we get an official word.
What do you think when Sony’s PS5 event is going to take place?