PlayStation 5 is not silent while playing games, but it is just as silent as you can imagine. While writing the PS5 review, we tried to listen to the system so that we could draw an accurate picture of its noise level. The bottom line is that its soothing noise is a lot better than the active humming of the PS4 Pro.
However, this video makes more clear what we can do:
Of course, you’ll want to play with headphones due to the 3D sound, but are over the days of eavesdropping on your PS4 Pro fans in the background. Thank goodness!