To seek out out if the PlayStation 5 may ship improved load instances, testers at Kotaku opened up the stopwatch app on their telephones. To get a greater understanding of simply how a lot the PlayStation 5 was able to streamlining loading, they measured the period of time it took to get from the console’s foremost display screen right into a playable recreation.
To guage how effectively a recreation optimized for the PlayStation 5 carried out versus the PlayStation 4, Kotaku checked out Spider-Man: Miles Morales. This PlayStation 5 launch title blew away load instances on the PlayStation 4, taking solely 15 seconds to load into Harlem on the PlayStation 5 as an alternative of effectively over a minute on the PlayStation 4.
In distinction, even a recreation optimized for the PlayStation 4 carried out higher on the PlayStation 5. The current Ghost of Tsushima, which loaded so effectively on the PlayStation 4 that builders slowed down disc read speeds to permit tricks to show, nonetheless benefited from the brand new console’s SSD. To load from the primary display screen into feudal Japan takes 1:10 on a PlayStation 4. The PlayStation 5 reduces that point to 1:03.