Given that the day Microsoft and also Sony initially began talking about their future consoles right up until now, the one item of info that has actually dominated nearly all conversations is their SSDs. The Xbox Collection X/ S and PS5 both launch with solid state drives, as well as we’ve listened to plenty currently concerning exactly how developers will certainly be able to leverage the new gaming consoles’ SSDs to supply much more extensive games.

Someone that agrees with that assertion is Christophe Gandon, handling director of video games at Virtuos. Talking just recently in an interview with GamingBolt regarding how the transition from the current-gen to the next is toning up from his perspective as a programmer, Gandon said that with the PS5 and also Xbox Collection X/ S, their solid state drives are a lot more interesting than their new cpus or GPUs.

” The following generation of consoles mark a major step onward, however not in the method consumers/gamers are used to,” Gandon said.

” Rather, programmers and also players alike ought to be excited concerning the brand-new SSD hard drive administration.

This, of program, isn’t the initial time we’re hearing this concerning next-gen SSDs.

In this very same interview, Gandon additionally spoke to us about the PS5’s 3D audio engine and also exactly how he believes it will assist make games a lot more immersive, and whether or not he assumes Xbox will eventually go into the Virtual Reality area.

Our full meeting with Gandon will be real-time soon, so stay tuned for that.