PlayStation's new console is already being roasted by angry fans
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PlayStation announced a brand new console at yesterday’s PlayStation Showcase, and fans are already mocking it.
The new PlayStation console, currently called Project Q, was unveiled towards the end of last night’s PlayStation Showcase, and is essentially a handheld device that lets you stream games to it from your console, sort of making it a portable PS5. We say sort of because you need to be on the same WIFI network as your console, meaning it’s portable in the sense you can take it into other rooms of your house but not much further.
Despite the announcement only being a few hours old at the time of writing, fans have already ruthlessly roasted the console online, mocking it for essentially being a PS5 Frankenstein version of the Nintendo Switch, and you can’t even play Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on it so what’s the point.
Gameplay from Marvel's Spider-Man 2 was also unveiled last night.
Reddit user sinhasatyam shared an image of 'Project Q' which was actually two PS5 controllers on either side of a Nintendo Switch screen, which actually looks shockingly similar to the genuine product. Other users quickly poked fun at the post, brutally mocking Sony’s new console and its similarities to the Switch, which is no doubt the better console since you can actually take it on the go.
“Project left over spare parts," one wrote while another added, "It took me longer than I would like to admit to realise what I'm looking at.” Someone commented, "Sony is playing Tears of the Kingdom in the real world. Fuse a DualSense and a Nintendo Switch console to give us Project Q.”
Aside from the, frankly confusing, announcement of Project Q, the PlayStation showcase was a success with loads of exciting new games revealed and unveiled for the very first time. Stand-out moments were the gameplay reveal of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, which seemingly surpassed everyone’s expectations. There were also new IPs like Phantom Blade Zero and, of course, the highly-anticipated announcement of the Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater remake.
Personally, I can’t wait to play all of those games on a shiny new Project Q console, just a few metres away from the PS5 and TV I could be playing them on instead.
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