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How much does the PS5 cost? Sony has meanwhile given an approximate release period for the PlayStation 5. A price for the new console has not yet been determined. However, initial speculations on the part of analysts have already been made. The two industry experts Piers Harding-Rolls and Serkan Toto believe that the PS5 for the release costs more than the PlayStation 4 for the launch. The price could be around $ 499. Microsoft's Xbox One X could be at the same price level.

With the PS5, Sony is preparing its next-gen console. The launch is planned for this year: The new hardware is to be launched on Christmas 2020. There is no specific release date yet. This also applies to the price: it remains to be seen how much the PlayStation 5 will cost at launch. However, rumors about a price have been circulating through the vastness of the Internet for months. New statements now come from the two industry experts Piers Harding-Rolls (IHS Market Technology) and Serkan Toto (Katan Games).

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The two analysts expect the PS5 to cost more to launch than the PlayStation 4 to launch. Both Toto and Harding-Rolls believe the launch station PlayStation 5 could cost $ 499. The new console would be $ 100 more expensive than the launch PS4. The current Sony console was launched in Germany for 399 euros. Accordingly, the PS5 could be available for 499 euros.

The two analysts are making a similar price statement for Microsoft's Xbox One X – the console will also be released this year. "Both consoles are likely to be very similar in terms of specs, price and features," says Toto. Incidentally, Toto does not believe that Sony and Microsoft are releasing special handheld versions of their new consoles. It remains to be seen whether the rumors about the price of the PS4 and Xbox One X are true. We keep you up to date in our news area. Most of our readers would also spend up to 500 euros on one of the new consoles, as a survey conducted last year showed.

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