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Category PS5 News       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Sep 16, 2020 at 4:40 PM       5,235       43            
Today at their PlayStation 5 Showcase Sony confirmed the PS5 price of $499 with the discless Digital Edition selling for $399, both of which following suit with the PS5 Price Predictions... and while the PS5 Digital Edition may be $100 more than the upcoming XBox Series S console the Standard PlayStation 5 is on par with the XBox Series X price. 🤑

On PS5 release dates, for North America, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea the official release date is confirmed as November 12th with Pre-orders beginning tomorrow, September 17th, 2020 although some retailers including BestBuy, GameStop and Target are already offering pre-orders so gogogogo!!! 🤩

For the rest of the world, the official PlayStation 5 release date will be on November 19th which is 9 days after the Xbox Series S / X launches globally. :fire:

As expected, during today's event Sony announced they'll be bringing the PlayStation Plus Collection to PS5, with a plethora of new PlayStation 5 video game trailers from the livestream available below! 😍

PlayStation Plus Collection - Introduction PS5 Trailer

Check out the PlayStation Plus Collection, a new benefit for PS5.


PlayStation 5 Showcase - Opening Sizzle


[ENGLISH] PLAYSTATION 5 SHOWCASE

Before PlayStation 5 launches this holiday, we wanted to give you one more look at some of the great games coming to PS5 at launch (and beyond!).


Final Fantasy XVI - Awakening PS5 Trailer

The legacy of the crystals has shaped our history for long enough.

Hogwarts Legacy - Official Reveal PS5 Trailer

Experience a new story set at Hogwarts in the 1800s. Your character is a student who holds the key to an ancient secret that threatens to tear the wizarding world apart. Make allies, battle Dark wizards and decide the fate of the wizarding world.


Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales - Gameplay PS5 Demo

Experience the rise of Miles Morales in this gameplay sequence captured on PlayStation 5. Coming Holiday 2020.


Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - Nowhere Left to Run Teaser PS5 Trailer

Off the books. Under the radar. It’s rumored that Perseus is in play again, and planning an attack that threatens the balance of power.

A Black Ops team comprised of Frank Woods, Alex Mason, and Russell Adler infiltrates an airfield in Turkey to eliminate a high-value target.

The following is a portion of 'Nowhere Left to Run' the first campaign mission in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, where players will use the cover of darkness and plausible deniability to fight a battle that “never happened.”


Resident Evil Village - 2nd PS5 Trailer

Fear surrounds you in Resident Evil Village, unleashing a new chapter of survival horror on PlayStation 5 in 2021!


Oddworld: Soulstorm - Molluck Returns PS5 Trailer

Oddworld: Soulstorm - Bigger, bolder, badder, odder…the platformer evolves!


Five Nights At Freddy's: Security Breach - Teaser PS5 Trailer

A first glimpse of FNAF: Security Breach PS5 Teaser.


Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition - Announcement PS5 Trailer

DMC is back and better than ever in the series’ most SSStylish and most action-packed entry yet: Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition!


Fortnite - Unreal Engine 4 PS5 Gameplay

Your first look at what Fortnite gameplay will look like on PlayStation 5 with Unreal Engine 4.

Fortnite will be available on the PlayStation 5 for free on launch day! All of your progression and purchases will be available for you to pick up where you left off.


Deathloop – Two Birds One Stone - Official Gameplay PS5 Trailer 2

24 Hours. 8 Targets. 1 Rival Assassin See how Colt tackles the problem of getting two Visionaries – Aleksis and Egor – in the same place at the same time.

There are 8 Visionaries responsible for keeping the timeloop going. 8 people that have to die to make things right, and thanks to the timeloop, you’ve only got one day to take them all out or the loop resets.

But the targets are spread out across the island and are often only accessible at certain points throughout the day. So how can you possibly eliminate them all in time?

The solution won’t be easy, but with some practice (and quite a few resets) you’ll be able to solve the puzzle of Blackreef and break the loop. If At First You Don’t Succeed... Die, Die Again.


PlayStation 5 Showcase - Closing Sizzle

Check out some of the games featured in our PS5 Showcase, coming soon to PlayStation 5 consoles.


Finally, here's the official PlayStation Blog announcement from Sony Interactive Entertainment President & CEO Jim Ryan, to quote:

PlayStation 5 launches in November, starting at $399 for PS5 Digital Edition and $499 for PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disc Drive

This is truly an exciting time for all of us at PlayStation. Over the past few months, we’ve been able to show you a glimpse of the stunning new games being created for PlayStation 5, taking advantage of the console’s unique capabilities to deliver lightning-fast loading, heightened immersion, and a whole new generation of experiences. And we’re excited that the time for you to experience these brave new adventures is almost here.

As we have just announced in our PS5 Showcase, we’re only a couple of months away from launching the next generation of play. Starting on November 12, PS5 will be available in seven key markets: the U.S., Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea. The global rollout will continue on November 19 with launches throughout the rest of the world*, including Europe, Middle East, South America, Asia and South Africa.

PS5 Digital Edition will be available for a recommended retail price (RRP) of $399.99/¥39,980/€399.99/£359.99 (MSRP), and PS5 with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive will be available for an RRP of $499.99/¥49,980/€499.99/£449.99 (MSRP). Pre-orders will be available starting as early as tomorrow at select retailers, so please check with your local retailer.

We’re pleased to provide choice to gamers with two PS5 console options at launch, depending on if you want a digital-only experience or prefer disc-based gaming. Whichever PS5 you choose, you’ll enjoy the same breathtaking, next-gen gaming experiences.

Both PS5 models use the same custom processor with integrated CPU and GPU for high-fidelity visuals, including 4K graphics and ray-tracing support, as well as the same ultra-high-speed SSD with integrated I/O for lightning-fast loading. PS5’s 3D audio and the DualSense Wireless Controller will also provide the same heightened sense of immersion on all PS5s.

We are proud of the breadth of games being created for PS5, and it’s our goal to continue filling our portfolio with new, rich experiences from the most talented game creators in the industry. Today we shared a sneak peek at new games coming to PS5.

These newly revealed titles, along with the games we’ve shown previously, represent the best lineup we’ve ever seen in PlayStation history. Games like Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War, and Demon’s Souls will launch alongside the console. Our own Worldwide Studios titles will be priced from US$49.99 to US$69.99 (RRP) on PS5.

Additionally, we know that the PS4 community will transition to PS5 at different times, and we’re happy to announce PS4 versions of some of our exclusives. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Sackboy A Big Adventure, and Horizon Forbidden West will also launch on PS4.

While these three games were designed to take advantage of PS5 and its unique next-gen features like the ultra-high-speed SSD and DualSense controller, PS4 owners will also be able to enjoy these experiences when they launch. The PS4 digital versions of launch games include a free upgrade on both PS5 consoles, while the PS4 disc versions of these games include a free upgrade on the PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-Ray disc drive.

For PlayStation Plus members, we’ll have a special new offering on PS5 – the PlayStation Plus Collection**. PS5 owners with PS Plus will be able to download and play a curated library of PS4 games that defined the generation, like Batman Arkham Knight, Bloodborne, Fallout 4, God of War, Monster Hunter: World, Persona 5 and many more. The PS Plus Collection will be an added benefit to the existing PS4 benefits that PS Plus members receive for a single subscription price.

Also launching this November is a slate of new accessories:
  • DualSense Wireless Controller (standalone) – US$69.99/¥6,980/€69.99 (RRP)
  • PULSE 3D wireless headset – with 3D audio support and dual noise-cancelling microphones US$99.99/¥9,980/€99.99 (RRP)
  • HD Camera – with dual 1080p lenses for gamers to broadcast themselves along with their epic gameplay moments US$59.99/¥5,980/€59.99 (RRP)
  • Media Remote – to navigate movies and streaming services with ease US$29.99/¥2,980/€29.99 (RRP)
  • DualSense Charging Station – to conveniently charge two DualSense Wireless Controllers US$29.99/¥2,980/€29.99 (RRP)
This year has been unlike any other, and there have been many challenges the world has faced. Everyone at PlayStation, along with all of our partners in development, publishing, technology, and retail, have devoted a lot of effort to launch PlayStation 5 in time for the holiday season. We’re all working closely together to achieve our mission of delivering the best that gaming has to offer to our community.

I truly want to thank you, the fans, for your tremendous support (and patience!), while we take this journey to PS5. We can’t wait for November to arrive – when you’ll be able to get a PS5 console in your hands to begin exploring new adventures and creating new epic memories for many years to come.

*Availability in each country subject to local import regulations. PS5 launch date for China is still under exploration and will be announced at a later date.

**Availability of PlayStation Plus Collection titles may vary by country. The Plus Collection is not available in China.


PlayStation 5 Launch Day Games from SIE Worldwide Studios
  • Astro’s Playroom (Japan Studio) – pre-installed on PS5
  • Demon’s Souls (Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
  • Destruction All Stars (Lucid Games / XDEV) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Insomniac Games) – US$49.99/¥5,900/€59.99 (RRP)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Mile Morales Ultimate Edition (Insomniac Games) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure (Sumo Digital / XDEV) – US$59.99/¥6,900/€69.99 (RRP)
PlayStation 5 Specifications

CPU x86-64-AMD Ryzen “Zen 2” 8 Cores / 16 Threads Variable frequency, up to 3.5 GHz
GPU AMD Radeon RDNA 2-based graphics engine Ray Tracing Acceleration Variable frequency, up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS)
System Memory GDDR6 16GB 448GB/s Bandwidth
SSD 825GB 5.5GB/s Read Bandwidth (Raw)
Optical Drive Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G/100G) ~10xCAVBD-ROM (25G/50G) ~8xCAVBD-R/RE (25G/50G) ~8xCAVDVD ~3.2xCLV
PS5 Game Disc Ultra HD Blu-ray, up to 100GB/disc
Video Out HDMI OUT port Support of 4K 120Hz TVs, 8K TVs, VRR (specified by HDMI ver.2.1)
Audio “Tempest” 3D AudioTech
Dimensions PS5: Approx. 390mm x 104mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)(excludes largest projection, excludes Base)PS5 Digital Edition: Approx. 390mm x 92mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)(excludes largest projection, excludes Base)
Weight PS5: 4.5kgPS5 Digital Edition: 3.9kg
Power PS5: 350WPS5 Digital Edition: 340W
Input/Output USB Type-A port (Hi-Speed USB)USB Type-A port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps) x2 USB Type-C port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps)
Networking Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/axBluetooth 5.1
DualSense Wireless Controller Specifications

Dimensions Approx. 160mm x 66mm x 106mm (excludes largest projection) (width x height x depth)
Weight Approx. 280g
Buttons PS button, Create button, Options button, Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right), Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square),R1/L1 button, R2/L2 button (with Trigger Effect)Left stick / L3 button, Right stick / R3 button, Touch Pad button, MUTE button
Touch Pad 2 Point Touch Pad, Capacitive Type, Click Mechanism
Motion Sensor Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope + three-axis accelerometer)
Audio Built-in Microphone Array, Built-in Mono Speaker, Stereo Headset JackOutput : 48kHz/16bit, Input : 24kHz/16bit
Feedback Trigger Effect (on R2/L2 button), Vibration (haptic feedback by dual actuators), Indicators (Light bar / Player indicator / MUTE status)
Ports USB Type-C port (Hi-Speed USB), Stereo Headset Jack, Charging Terminals
Communication Wireless: Bluetooth Ver5.1 Wired: USB connection (HID, Audio)
Battery Type: Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery Voltage: DC 3.65V Capacity: 1,560mAh
Drop by our PlayStation 5 Forums to share your comments, and to prepare for the official PS5 launch in addition to the PS5 News forum we'll be adding a PS5 Guides and Tutorials, PS5 CFW and Hacks and PS5 Jailbreaking section in coming months while awaiting the first PS5 Hello World!, PS5 jailbreak exploits, PS5 homebrew apps, PS5 DevKit leaks, PS5 PUPs, PS5 PKG games and all the PS5 HAX to enjoy in the PlayStation 5 scene! :tup:
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niciuffo

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I really don't mind the design, though it is a bit bigger than I expected... hopefully will be quieter than the jet engine installed in my PS4 Pro :LOL:
 

Phylum

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Its 2020 - although that's not saying anything positive yeesh - and I'm not sure I can fully appreciate why giant corporations like Sony can't get pre-orders right.

Just open the flood gates, take the money people are giving you and in return, provide them with a console. Repeat for every person that is willing to do this and everyone's happy. *sigh*
 
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