The console wars are officially on again

Sony's PS5 is going to come out in February, with the Xbox One’s successor, still without a name and code-named Project Scarlett, due out sometime in the second half of 2020

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
16th August, 2019
Next Playstation due in February. Pic: Getty

It's a corporate battle with a history like no other. Back in the day, children in single digit ages cared about the NES from Nintendo (or the Famicom for those who like retro names) versus Sega’s Master System. Then came the straight fight between Nintendo’s SNES and Sega’s Mega Drive/Genesis. The real bloody battle didn’t occur until new parties entered the fray.

Sega had the Saturn,...

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