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PlayStation 5 Launching From November 12th At €399 & €499. Here’s All The Details From The PS5 Showcase

PlayStation 5 Launching From November 12th At €399 & €499. Here’s All The Details From The PS5 Showcase


There was absolutely loads shown at Sony’s PS5 Showcase this week, including the news that the console will launch from November 12th in the U.S., Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand & South Korea. The rest of the world can get in November 19th 2020.

Along with the launch dates, Sony announced the price of each SKU. 

  • PlayStation 5 with Ultra HD Blu Ray – €499 / $499.99 / £449.99 / ¥49,980
  • PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – €399 / $399.99 / £359 / ¥39,980


PlayStation®5 Specifications


x86-64-AMD Ryzen™ “Zen 2”

8 Cores / 16 Threads

Variable frequency, up to 3.5 GHz


AMD Radeon™ RDNA 2-based graphics engine

Ray Tracing Acceleration

Variable frequency, up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS)

System Memory


448GB/s Bandwidth



5.5GB/s Read Bandwidth (Raw)

Optical Drive

Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G/100G) ~10xCAV

BD-ROM (25G/50G) ~8xCAV

BD-R/RE (25G/50G) ~8xCAV

DVD ~3.2xCLV

PS5 Game Disc

Ultra HD Blu-ray, up to 100GB/disc

Video Out

HDMI™ OUT port
Support of 4K 120Hz TVs, 8K TVs, VRR (specified by HDMI ver.2.1)


“Tempest” 3D AudioTech


PS5: Approx. 390mm x 104mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)

(excludes largest projection, excludes Base)

PS5 Digital Edition: Approx. 390mm x 92mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)

(excludes largest projection, excludes Base)


PS5: 4.5kg

PS5 Digital Edition: 3.9kg


PS5: 350W

PS5 Digital Edition: 340W


USB Type-A port (Hi-Speed USB)

USB Type-A port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps) x2
USB Type-C® port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps)



Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)

IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax

Bluetooth® 5.1


The PS5 Showcase had a number of gameplay trailers, as well as some surprising announcements. Exclusive titles from SIE Worldwide Studios will be priced at launch from US$49.99/¥5,900/€59.99 to US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP) on PS5. We go through each game below.

Final Fantasy XVI

Square Enix kicked off the showcase with a look at the next mainline Final Fantasy. Coming to the PS5 as a console exclusive launch, along with a PC release. More information will be available in 2021, but here is the announcement trailer.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

We got a good chunk of gameplay for the upcoming Spider-Man title from Insomniac Games. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales will be a launch title for PlayStation 5 at €59.99. There will also be an Ultimate Edition available, which will include a remaster version of Marvel’s Spider-Man, costing €70.00.  It was also confirmed, that the Miles Morales title will be available for PS4 users too. More info on that to come.

Hogwarts Legacy

This open-world, single-player, action RPG is set in the 1800s wizarding world. Players will experience life as a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry like never before.  Developed by Avalanche and published by Warner Bros. Games under the Portkey Games label, Hogwarts Legacy will release in 2021 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X / S , Xbox One and PC.

Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

COD got an adrenaline filled gameplay trailer and also dropped the news, that the PlayStation community can play the multiplayer Alpha this weekend for free (from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th September). Players will be able to pre-load the Alpha on Thursday 17th.

Resident Evil Village

Capcom showed off a second trailer for their upcoming title. A chilling narration is heard over the trailer, giving a storybook feel. Resident Evil Village will release in 2021 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC. 


We got some cool gameplay for Deathloop. The title was originally planned for a 2020 release, but has been pushed into 2021. Deathloop is a console exclusive fro PS5 and will also release for PC.

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition

Capcom has also revealed a special edition is coming for Devil May Cry 5. The fast-paced, hack & slash, action title will be coming to PS5 & Xbox Series X/S with enhanced features, like 120fps in 4K resolution and the game will include Vergil as an additional playable character. The Vergil content is also coming to current-gen versions of DMC 5 for €4.99. More details to be announced.

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition will launch alongside the PS5 digitally in November.

Oddworld: Soulstorm

Creative Director Lorne Lanning, showed off a new trailer for Oddworld: Soulstorm, which is coming to PS5, PS4 and PC in 2020.

Five Night At Freddy’s: Security Breach

A short teaser for a new FNAF was teased during the showcase.

Demon’s Souls

We finally got a gameplay trailer of the upcoming Japan Studio and BluePoint Games collaboration. Demon’s Souls will be a launch title for PS5 at US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99. 


Fortnite will be available at launch for PS5 and will be free-to-play. It will run on Unreal Engine 4, but will get an Unreal Engine V update sometime 2021.

PS Plus Collection

PS5 owners can subscribe to PS Plus and will gain access to 18 free games.

  • God of War
  • The Last of Us: Remastered
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Battlefield 1
  • Monster Hunter World
  • Fallout 4
  • Final Fantasy XV
  • The Last Guardian
  • Ratchet and Clank
  • Infamous: Second Son
  • Days Gone
  • Bloodborne
  • Detroit: Become Human
  • Batman Arkham Knight
  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Persona 5
  • Until Dawn
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

God Of War Sequel Announcement

Ragnarok is coming in 2021!

Sizzle Reel

Sony rounded off the showcase with a sizzle reel of upcoming titles, both at launch and into 2021.

So what did you think of the PS5 Showcase? Will you be picking up a PlayStation 5? 

PlayStation 5 Launch Day Games from SIE Worldwide Studios

  • Astro’s Playroom (Japan Studio) – pre-installed on PS5
  • Demon’s Souls (Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
  • Destruction AllStars (Lucid Games / XDEV) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Insomniac Games) – US$49.99/¥5,900/€59.99 (RRP)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition (Insomniac Games) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure (Sumo Digital / XDEV) – US$59.99/¥6,900/€69.99 (RRP)

Pre-orders for the console roll out from Thursday 17th 2020. PS5 will launch from November 12th in some parts of the world and globally on November 19th!