Sony showcase event yesterday announced the PlayStation 5 and every games that is coming on release and next year — with the launch coming on November 12th. The release will come in two models; only Digital Edition going for $399 and standard PlayStation 5 with both Digital and Disc will cost at $499.
Sony has two version of the PlayStation 5 and it comes with a Digital only version and a standard model that include both the Disc and the Digital storage. The Digital only version cost is typically lower than the standard version.
The Sony PlayStation 5 without a Blu-ray Disc will cost $100 less than the standard model PlayStation 5 — but a $100 more for Xbox Series S. Sony also announced that the standard PlayStation 5 will cost $499.99.
Sony pricing can be seen as a match up against Microsoft Series console — Sony made their Disc only version price start at $399 while Microsoft Xbox Series S which is the low end version of the Series console start at $299 — but with the same price tag of $499 for both the Standard version of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X console.
The launch date for Sony PlayStation 5 will be on November 12th — just two days after Microsoft Xbox Series launch. This next generation console will be release at entry level price.
But the PlayStation 5 release will be subjected to only six country first and the rest of the world follow on November 19th. That November 12th release date will apply to the US, Japan, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea.
The pre-order for the standard and Digital only PlayStation 5 console begin today September 17th.