No need to continue with guessing games. The PS5 console costs € 500 and the digital edition will cost you € 400. As for when can you get your hands on it? Sony will release both PlayStation 5 models on November 12 in the US, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea, and the rest of the world on November 19. Advance orders start tomorrow at some retailers.
However, players in China face a longer wait.
“The PS5 launch date for China is still under exploration and will be announced at a later date.”
PlayStation blog post
The reveal finally ends a game of chicken that Sony and Microsoft have been playing for months. Sony revealed the design for its next generation of hardware in June, six months after Microsoft pulled the curtain on the Xbox Series X.
Microsoft announced Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S pricing and availability last week, a little earlier than expected after the leaks gave the game away. The standard PS5 costs the same as the Xbox Series X and the Digital Edition is € 100 more expensive than the Xbox Series S at € 299.
Now that we know exactly when the PS5 consoleYou can expect a flood of games that have been announced for this holiday season to set their release dates as well.
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– PlayStation (@PlayStation) September 16, 2020
With the PS5 console you can play the best PS4 games
Want a reason to keep your PlayStation Plus subscription? How about over a dozen of the best titles released during the PS4 generation? Today, Sony announced that PS5 owners with an active PS Plus membership will have immediate access to something called PlayStation Plus Collection.
What are the games?
- God of war
- Monster Hunter: World
- Final Fantasy XV
- Fallout 4
- Mortal Kombat X
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
- Ratchet & Clank
- Days gone
- Until Dawn
- Detroit: Become Human
- Battlefield 1
- Infamous second son
- Batman: Arkham Knight
- The Last Guardian
- The Last of Us Remastered
- Person 5
- Resident Evil 7