The speculations, rumors, and wait is finally over. Sony has finally officially confirmed the price and availability of the Sony PlayStation 5. According to the company, the “Digital Version” will sell for $399.99. However, the version with an Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive will hit the shelves for $499. The pre-orders for these devices will commence on September 17 at “select retailers.”
The first outright sale of these consoles is expected to be on November 12. The US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea will get this console on November 12. However, the rest of the world will get this device on November 19.
Microsoft Xbox Series X vs Sony PlayStation 5: Price
There will be a huge battle in the market between Microsoft and Sony. The Xbox Series S (digital) carries a $299 price tag. However, the Xbox Series X comes with a $499 price tag. The first official sales for these consoles will take place on November 10.
The main battle will be between the PlayStation 5 with an Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive and the Xbox Series X. Interestingly, these two consoles have the same price tag. The speculations were somewhat correct, the Xbox is $100 cheaper than the PlayStation 5. However, only the low version has this advantage.
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