Sony managed to keep the price of the PlayStation 5 a secret, staying silent on the subject of price and a release day. Well, during today’s PS5 showcase event, Sony finally unveiled what fans and consumers have been waiting so long for.
Towards the very end of the presentation Sony announced the PS5 will be $499 USD for the standard edition (one with the Blue-ray drive) and $399 US for the all Digital Edition. Both will release on November 12th.
Based on a post to the PlayStation Blog, Sony stated that release date does include several markets: the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea. Then on November 19th it will launch in Europe, Middle East, South America Asia and South Africa.
Microsoft recently detailed the price of the Xbox Series X and the console’s release date. They also announced the price and date for Xbox Series S, as well ss the all digital version of the Series X. Both of these consoles pre-orders start in less than a week, on September 22nd.