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The arrival of the Sony PlayStation 5 is nigh as its much-anticipated official pricing has been announced as its launch is set for November 19 worldwide. Its pricing is also surprisingly affordable – the PS5 Digital Edition will cost $399.99 (RM1,649), while the standard edition will cost $499 (RM2,063); the latter priced the same as its main rival, the Xbox Series X.
On top of that, you can look forward to playing launch-day titles such as Demon’s Soul, Marvel’s Spirder-Man: Miles Morales, Destruction All Stars, and more.
The pricing for the PS5’s accessories have also been announced:
- DualSense Wireless Controller – $69.99
- Dual Sense Charging Station – $29.99
- Media Remote – $29.99
- PULSE 3D wireless headset – $99.99
To recap, this are the specs of the PS5:
|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|
|Optical Drive||Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G/100G) ~10xCAVBD-ROM
(No optical drive for Digital Edition)
|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 (w x h x d) (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: 4.5kg PS5 Digital Edition: 3.9kg|
|Power||PS5: 350W PS5 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|
Taken from PlayStation Official website
So with both the Xbox Series X and PS5 costing the same, which team are you on this console generation? Visit PlayStation’s website here to learn more.