Playstation announced the price for PlayStation 5 on Wednesday, September 16, starting at $ 499. The digital edition costs $ 399.
The console launches on November 12, 2020 in select countries and November 19 worldwide. The countries participating on November 12th include the United States. Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea.
As previously reported, pre-orders for a Playstation 5 are limited to one per household, although the company announced it would double production of units to around 10 million a year. Sony opened pre-orders for select players in late August. Sony invited players based on their "previous interests and PlayStation activities".
The main difference between the PS5 and PS5 Digital Editions is that you can physically insert games into one while you can only download games digitally in the other. Both consoles are white and black and can be laid vertically or horizontally.
During Wednesday's PS5 event, Sony also announced a number of new games that can be played on the new console, including some games that are exclusive to Playstation 5. Final Fantasy XVI and Deathloop will be exclusive to the PS5 when it launches next year.
Other games announced during the event included Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition, which launches on the same day as the PS5. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, both of which will be available this holiday season; Resident Evil VIII and Hogwarts Legacy, which will be available in 2021, and Oddworld Soulstorm, which has no release date yet.