Last night Sony Interactive Entertainment revealed exciting information about the PS5 Release Date and Price. For fans, more details on pre-orders and PS5 games have been announced. PS5 specifications have left fans avidly searching for details on on its price in their region and pre-orders’ details. If you are one of those people who missed the event and want a recap, here are the significant reveals from the latest PlayStation 5 events.
PS5 Release Date and Price
Let’s address the elephant in the room. We all have been eagerly waiting to know the price of the upcoming console from Sony. If you watched the live stream, you would have noticed a brief flash on the screen during the end, where Sony revealed the PS5 price along with the PS5 release date.
The PS5 will be available in two variants, the standard edition and a digital edition (without a Blu-ray drive). The standard version would cost you $499/ £450/ €499. PS5 price in India would be close to ₹45,999 after taxes. On the other hand, the digital version would go on sale for $399/ £360/ €399/ ₹35,999.
The 825GB PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD built PlayStation console would hit the markets in the US, Japan, Canada, South Korea, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand on 12th November. For the rest of the world, the console would go on sale on 19th November.
PS5 Pre-order details have been shared by Sony after the event via a tweet. PlayStation captioned it with “PS5 pre-orders will be available starting as early as tomorrow at select retailers.”
PS5 pre-orders, in that case, are likely to begin from tomorrow i.e. September 18, 2020. However, they are a “limited quantity” available. The pre-orders can be registered at the official site of PlayStation.
PS5 Games Reveal
In yesterday’s live stream, Sony showed gameplay from some of the games coming to the console and announced a couple of new games as well.
The event kicked off with the gameplay from Spider-Man Miles Morales. It took us to the actual gameplay as Spider-Man takes on some villains at the Braithwaite Bridge.
The next big announcement was about Final Fantasy XVI. The latest entry in the popular RPG series from Square Enix looked brilliant, and it was not only the visuals that blew our minds. The trailer did not reveal the launch date for the game, but we will hear more about the game in 2021.
Sony also showcased the story of the upcoming Resident Evil Village at PS5 launch event. The first-person shooter from Capcom follows the events after Resident Evil VII. There was not much in terms of gameplay in this new trailer, but it gives some strong Resident Evil 4 vibes. The new Resident Evil will come out in 2021.
We also got a look at a Harry Potter RPG game set in the late 1800s. By the looks of the trailer, it would be a full-blown RPG.
At the end of the event, Sony gave a teaser to the upcoming project from Santa Monica Studio. The next God of War game is called Ragnarok and will come out on consoles in 2021. God of War: Ragnarök is a sequel to 2018’s God to War, exclusive to PS4.
Apart from these titles, the Sony event showcased games such as Devil May Cry 5, Monster Hunter World, and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Death Loop, Oddsworld, Fortnite, Demon’s Souls, and more.
In the 40 minutes long event, Sony also introduced the PlayStation Plus collection that lets users play some iconic PS4 games on their PS5. In the end, it could be easily concluded, Sony has achieved its objective to dominate. Be it specifications, gaming, price, or performance PlayStation 5 has beaten Xbox Series X & Series S.
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