PlayStation 5 | Everything You Need To Know

Sony dropped tons of info on their new hardware at the PlayStation 5 showcase event, let’s go over what’s new.

PlayStation 5 will launch at $499, the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition will launch at $399. Both Consoles are set for release on November 12th in the U.S., Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea. Both Consoles will release globally on November 19th.

Along with this, came pricing info on additional components for the PlayStation 5.

  • DualSense Wireless Controller – US$69.99/¥6,980/€69.99
  • PULSE 3D wireless headset – US$99.99/¥9,980/€99.99
  • HD Camera – US$59.99/¥5,980/€59.99
  • Media Remote – US$29.99/¥2,980/€29.99
  • DualSense Charging Station – US$29.99/¥2,980/€29.99

If you’re reading this on the day of the showcase event, Pre-orders will be available starting as early as tomorrow at select retailers.

The PlayStation Plus Collection was announced to be for PS5 owners with PS Plus. You’ll be able to download and play a big library of PS4 games such as Bloodborne, Fallout 4, God of War, Monster Hunter: World, Persona 5, and so much more at launch. The PlayStation Plus Collection will be an added benefit to the existing PS4 benefits that PlayStation Plus members receive for a single subscription price. 

What would a console launch be without the actual launch titles, the following games have been officially announced to be launching on the PlayStation 5.

  • Astro’s Playroom (Japan Studio) – pre-installed on PS5
  • Demon’s Souls (Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99
  • Destruction All Stars (Lucid Games / XDEV) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Insomniac Games) – US$49.99/¥5,900/€59.99
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition (Insomniac Games) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure (Sumo Digital / XDEV) – US$59.99/¥6,900/€69.99
  • Fortnite (Epic Games) – Free

There were also announcements for games coming to the PlayStation 5 at a later date. God of War Ragnarok, Hogwarts Legacy, Final Fantasy XVI, and many more games were shown, most of which are coming to the PlayStation 5 in 2021 or have no release date at all.

Any further info as far as specs can be read over at the PlayStation Blog. All of the trailers for the games listed ablive Both the pricing and release of the Xbox and PlayStation next-gen consoles have finally been revealed. Now, all we have to do is wait for launch day.

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