Sony Announces New PlayStation Handheld and First Wireless Earbuds

Sony’s PlayStation Showcase this year came with some big announcements. Most prominently, a new streaming device and PlayStation’s first official wireless earbuds. Project Q will be a dedicated device launching later in the year. It will allow you to play any compatible game installed on your PS5 console using Remote Play over Wi-Fi. The device will deliver crisp visuals and smooth gameplay streamed from your PS5 when you’re away from your TV. All the buttons and features of the DualSense wireless controller, including adaptive triggers and haptic feedback, are featured on the device.

Early images of SIE's new Playstation handheld screen and earbuds.
Sony Interactive Entertainment

They also revealed PlayStation’s first-ever official wireless earbuds. Launching later this year, the earbuds will feature new wireless technology developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment and will deliver lossless audio with low latency for a high-quality audio experience. These will bring next-generation audio immersion to PS5 along with PC, and feature connectivity to smartphones via Bluetooth. Sony will reveal more details over the next few months. You can see the first images above. And below is an official statement from SIE president Jim Ryan about these new reveals:

Our fans expect and deserve a steady cadence of amazing content. Today’s presentation demonstrates our unwavering commitment to offering them the best and most varied catalog of games possible. It also highlights the tremendous popularity and power of the PS5 as the global development community rallies to push its advanced capabilities to the limit. We’re investing heavily in the future with innovative best-in-class hardware like PlayStation VR2 and the newly revealed Project Q, and our expansion into PC, Mobile, and Live Service gaming is transforming how and where our content can be enjoyed.

We expect Sony Interactive Entertainment to reveal much more in the coming months.

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