PlayStation 5 Release Date and Pricing Announced

Today, during the PlayStation 5 Showcase, Sony finally revealed the release date and pricing for its next-gen hardware.

The PlayStation 5 will release on November 12 for US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea, with the rest of world having to wait until November 19.

The system will run for $399.99 for the digital edition, and $499.99 for the version with the disk slot. This puts it at the same price point as the Xbox Series X and only two days behind it at retail.

Sony has also revealed the PlayStation 5 first-party launch titles:

  • Astro’s Playroom: pre-installed
  • Demon’s Souls: $69.00
  • Destruction All Stars: $69.00
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales: $49.00
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition: $69.00
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure: $59.00

In addition to the above games, there will also be a collection of titles available, being called the “PlayStation Plus Collection” that will be available for PlayStation 5 owners on day one.

The following PlayStation 5 accessories will launch in November:

  • DualSense Wireless Controller: $69.99
  • PULSE 3D wireless headset: $99.99
  • HD Camera: $59.99
  • Media Remote: $29.99
  • DualSense Charging Station: $29.99

In addition, today’s showcase also gave us a world-first look at Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XVI, as well as additional looks at Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Resident Evil Village, Demon’s Souls and more, as well as a tease for the next God of War game.

The PlayStation 5 is set to go up for pre-order as early as tomorrow, September 17.


Images courtesy of Sony.