In the last PS5 showcase, Sony finally dropped the bomb and is now revealing the price and the release date of the long-awaited console.

PlayStation 5

The long-awaited PS5 will be released in 2020 and bring “next-gen” gaming into your living room. To get you excited about the new Sony console, we've got you covered in this article all important information about the release and price of the PS5 compiled.

PS5 price & release:

  • Of the PlayStation 5 price has been officially announced by Sony. The PS5 becomes 499 euros cost that digital edition of the PS5 loves at 399 euros.
  • The official PlayStation 5 release date in Germany is on 19th November 2020.

Price: how much will the PlayStation 5 cost?

Now it is finally certain that PlayStation 5 price is known. As part of the last PS5 event, Sony announced this after an eternal wait. The price of the PS5 is therefore 499 euros, being the price of the digital execution the console 399 euros will amount.

We have also put together everything you need to know for pre-ordering the PS5. Would you like to stop by Amazon right away? One click takes you quickly to the PlayStation 5 offer page:

Release: When will the PlayStation 5 be released?

In addition to the retail price, Sony of course also has the official one PS5 release date released. German console players are allowed to 19th November 2020 mark in the calendar. In the U.S.A. as well as Japan and a few other countries, those waiting can lay hands on the new console on November 12th.

What is the upcoming PS5 announcement?

The last big one PS5 event has in one Livestream on YouTube took place there are next to the Launch games the console some too surprises has been presented. The biggest highlight is of course that Announcement of price and release date been the console. It is not yet known whether further events are planned before publication.

If you want to bridge the waiting time until the release of the new console, you can go through the existing one until then Range of games on the PS4 dig:

https://store.playstation.com/de-de/home/games?utm_source=giga&utm_medium=psn&emcid=di-st-239016

PS5 design: what does the PlayStation 5 look like?

Sony has long kept a secret about the appearance of the console, since the great unveiling in June this year, the cat is finally out of the bag.

In an official Hardware Reveal trailer you can take a closer look at the design of the upcoming game console:

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After the community imagined the appearance of the PS5 with their own creations and there was much speculation, Sony surprised with one futuristic design in atypical white color. Not everyone can make friends with the model of the PS5 so far, so there are already a number of memes and edited images in the network and social media.

Current pictures of the PS5

Here you can see the PlayStation 5 from all angles and see the current pictures of the console. The PS5 will available in two editions be. Both in a normal edition and as a digital edition without a Blu-Ray drive. You can see the two models here:

Sony lets a good look at that connections recognize the PS5 on the front. Even the one positioned to the side Blu-ray drive is good to see:

The PlayStation logo is simply placed on the side of the console and is embedded in the housing as a recess:

PS5: What details and information are still known?

What would a console be without its games? Should you want to know which games you can look forward to at the start of the PS5 release, take a look at our practical overview of all featured PS5 games.

Also for Price of the upcoming PS5 games new details are known, so players will have to dig deeper into their pockets in the future.

A lot has been announced in the past about the power of the PS5, especially the ultra-fast SSD of the console will give it an advantage over the competition from the Xbox Series X. In addition to the speed, you will with one Blu-ray drive spoiled, which films in 4K will be able to play. If you choose the edition with drive.

The next generation of consoles with the technology advantage of the SSD will be able to avoid long loading times, also with the Switching between applications. According to one new patent should the PS5 one Overlay menu which can be activated while a game is running without having to close or minimize it.

The PlayStation 5 backward compatibility is also an important issue for gamers. In the last PS5 showcase, the Compatibility with PS4 confirmed been. Accordingly, it is possible to play 99 percent of all games on the PS5. Sad news comes from Sony CEO Jim Ryan, who finally confirms that it will not be possible to play PS3, PS2 and PS1 games.

Another bonus for PS Plus members: When the PS5 is released, they can download and play 17 top PS4 titles for free.

Which games are on your wish list? This series of photos gives you enough choice to fill it properly:

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PlayStation 5: All PS5 games for 2020 and 2021

The information and details about the PS5 are still sparse. After the big reveal of the PS5, we're still eagerly awaiting the price and release date. Until the release you have to be patient a little longer, until then we will keep you up to date.

Mandy Strut
Mandy Strebe, GIGA expert for streaming, Twitch and YouTube, indie games and DayZ.

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