Sony has finally announced the pricing for its PlayStation 5 console. The standard edition costs $500 while the digital edition will set you back by $400, a $100 price difference. The console launches 12th of November in the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea while it comes to the rest of the world on November 19th.
Considering the only difference between the two PS5 console is the optical drive, the price seems fair from Sony. Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Series S launches November 10th for $499 and $299 respectively. The Xbox Series S is less powerful than the Series X while both models of Sony’s PlayStation 5 console share the same technical specification. With Sony launching two days later after Microsoft unveils its Series X, the two rivals are set to go head-to-head once again.
The PS5 will be backwards compatible with virtually all PS4 games and Sony has also prepared an exciting lineup of games for its upcoming PS5 console. Sony confirmed the launch titles while announcing the PS5 and also revealed some next-gen games will cost as high as $70.
Sony says pre-orders will open from tomorrow at select retailers.