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It’s official: The PlayStation 5 launches November 12 for $499

Sony lastly, lastly introduced the worth and launch date of the PlayStation 5 and its digital version. We all know the brand new console will launch on November 12, a minimum of in some markets.

To be extra particular, the corporate  revealed — in about three seconds of footage from an hour-long presentation, so thanks for that, Sony — that the corporate could be launching the PS5 on November 12 within the US, Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea. It’ll come to the remainder of the world on November 19, with the potential exception of China, as a footnote declares that area is “nonetheless beneath exploration.”

As for costs, the first PS5 will value $499. It’s digital version counterpart will value $399. One small leg-up it could have on its Xbox counterpart is that it’ll have unique launch titles — we discovered Spider-Man: Miles Morales and the Demon’s Souls remake will each be out there on the console at launch. We additionally know that PlayStation Plus subscribers could have a particular PS5 perk that seems like an onboarding bundle: particularly, a bundle of PS4 video games that may be performed on the PS5 at no further value. The PlayStation Plus Assortment will embrace the likes of God of StruggleUncharted 4, Bloodborne, The Final of Us, and Detroit: Develop into Human.

For reference, the Xbox Series consoles will likely be launching November 10. The Xbox Collection X, the extra highly effective of the 2, will value $499, the identical because the PS5. The Xbox Collection S, the digital-only model with scaled-down tech, prices $299. So now each firms have definitively answered my questions of “When?” and “How a lot?” And it seems like, as at all times, the 2 will likely be locked firmly in direct competitors. Some issues by no means change.

You’ll be able to register to pre-order the PS5, of which there’ll be restricted portions, here. In keeping with Sony, pre-orders can begin as early as tomorrow, however solely at “choose retailers.”

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