PlayStation 5 will feature an evolution in sound, according to Sony.

PlayStation 5 logo

PlayStation 5 logo

The technology giant has confirmed that the much-anticipated console will include a 3D audio processing unit, suggesting it'll represent a landmark moment for the PlayStation console series as a whole.

A slide from Sony's latest corporate strategy meeting explained: "By installing a customized 3D audio processing unit in PS5, we have made it possible to deliver diverse and sophisticated 3D audio experiences.

"Players can experience sound that moves in from front to behind, above to below, and all around them. (sic)"

Sony has also explained that PlayStation 5 will offer gaming enthusiasts "experiences that were not possible before".

The hotly-anticipated console is set for release later this year.

Meanwhile, Sony's PlayStation Now recently reached 2.2 million subscribers.

The tech giant's cloud gaming subscription service has more than doubled its subscribers since 2019, when the company revealed it'd reached one million subs.

The increase comes within months of Sony dramatically cutting the price of subscription to $9.99 a month or $59.99 for the year, from $19.99 a month or $99.99 per year.