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The day is finally here for the official release of the long-awaited fifth generation of the cult-classic PlayStation gaming console.
Back in June 2020, the sleek gaming device, along with some matching accessories, was unveiled to the public. While the price was still a mystery at the time of this announcement, it has since been confirmed that the PlayStation 5, which is available for purchase starting today, November 12, 2020, will start at a retail price of $399 for the digital version and $100 more for the standard console.
Most retailers have listed that both units will be made available for online purchase beginning at 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST.
Shop: PlayStation 5 Digital Edition, $399
The main difference between the two models can be found in their gameplay capabilities: the standard version will include a disc drive while the digital edition will not.
The standard version of the PlayStation will come with the console, a DualSense controller, all the cables needed and a pre-loaded copy of Astro’s Playroom (a platform designer to teach new users about the features of the PlayStation 5’s gamepad).
Shop: PlayStation 5 Console, $499
Both versions of the PlayStation 5 will be available for purchase at the following retailers:
Sam’s Club (PS5)
For those who are seeking to simultaneously snag the works with their PlayStation 5 purchase, there are a few accessories that will be launched in conjunction with the consoles. They will include:
A Pulse 3D wireless headset that offers 3D audio support and dual noise-canceling microphones.
An HD camera featuring dual 1080-pixel lenses that give gamers the ability to broadcast themselves and their gameplay moments.
A media remote with a built-in microphone for easy navigation while using streaming services.
PlayStation has confirmed in a press release that purchases can only be made online this year. The console will not be available for in-store purchase on the launch date.
Update: All PS5 console sales on launch day, November 12 or November 19 depending on your region, will be online-only. No units will be available in-store for purchase.
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— PlayStation (@PlayStation) November 5, 2020
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