Netizens found in the files of the Unreal Engine 4 the mention of the new platform — some Erebus. Perhaps it is the code name for the PlayStation 5.

The mention of Erebus can be found in the list of supported platforms Unreal Engine 4 /Epic Games/UE_4.20/Engine/Plugins/Online/OnlineSubsystem/Source/Public/OnlineSubsystemNames.h.

Erebus is also mentioned in other files, Unreal Engine 4. For example, below you see a screenshot of the code that checks that support cross-platform online game. The presence of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 suggests the idea that Erebus will crossplay with the current generation of consoles.

Arab in Greek mythology — one of the first five beings born of chaos. And Sony tends to give their games a similar name. PlayStation 4, for example, was the code name Orbis, the PlayStation VR — Morpheus.

The PlayStation 4 was released almost 5 years ago, in November 2013, and Sony releases a new console every 6-7 years. Therefore, the fact that the PlayStation 5 will be released in 2019-2020 year seems quite likely. And the emergence of platforms Unreal Engine 4 now looks logical, because many developers use this engine for their games.


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