Replying to another tweet below the clip, the Xbox Twitter account responded by saying that it sounds like “a choir of gaming angels singing in your ears,” which, I mean, as long as they’re not from a Modern Warfare 2 lobby, that’s fine by me.
[new Xbox sound] pic.twitter.com/LK4vYNJ1RE
— Xbox (@Xbox) June 18, 2020
During Sony’s PS5 conference, many speculated that the PS5 startup sound might have been snuck into the showcase. It was quite a short clip, but fans managed to catch the alleged boot-up sound (and accompanying console UI animation), posting it to Twitter last week.
— Ben Hanson (@yozetty) June 12, 2020
The PS5’s supposed startup tune sounds similarly mellow, albeit with a shorter jingle to accent your entrance to the system’s UI when you tap the PS Button. With that, it appears that we’ve got both of our next-gen startup sounds. Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the poll below.For more on the PS5, check out our list of every game confirmed for Sony’s forthcoming console. You can check out a similar list of confirmed titles for the Xbox Series X here.
Jordan Oloman is a freelance writer for IGN. Follow him on Twitter.