The PS5 doesn't have a web browser like the PS4 – here's why

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No web browsing on PS5
Unlike the PS4 and the PS3, the PS5 doesn't have a web browser. Chances are, you never used your PS4's browser app to check Facebook or order groceries – but it was pretty useful if you wanted to, say, watch a video on your TV that wasn't on YouTube or any of the supported apps.

The PS5, though, won't have one because Sony isn't convinced you need one in a games console. And you know what? This is pretty much right, especially in an age of smartphones – though it would've been nice to have one anyway.

The news aggregation Twitter account Nibellion quotes a Japanese interview with outlet AV Watch, where Sony's Hideaki Nishino says: "We have doubts about whether a web browser is necessary for a game console as an app, so we'll…
Samuel Roberts
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