During the Playstation 5 (PS5) Showcase, Sony explained what you can expect in terms of a PS5 release date and price.
The PlayStation 5 is USD 500/ EUR 500/GBP 450/JPY 49,980 and the PlayStation 5: Digital Edition (which eliminates the disc drive) is USD 400, and both are launching on the 12th of November in the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea. Then the rest of the world will get it the following week, on the 19th of November.
Sony is planning to open up preorders starting on the 17th of September, at select retailers, according to PlayStation social media.
During the Showcase, Sony showed off fresh video from several previously announced titles and dropped the curtain on additional forthcoming titles from partners including Activision, Warner Bros. Games, Square Enix, and more.
New games include Hogwart’s Legacy, Final Fantasy XVI, Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach, and a Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition. Additionally, the Showcase included a look at Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War and what Fortnite will look like on PS5 utilizing the Unreal 4 engine.
At Microsoft, the Xbox Series X and Series S (which has no disc drive) are launching on the 10th of November for USD 500 and USD 300, respectively.