Sony PlayStation 5: For any dedicated gamer PS5 (or PlayStation 5) is the most anticipated next-generation PlayStation that they had been waiting for so long. However, their wait is going to get over as the PS5 is all set to get a launch for late 2020.
Sony has still remained tight-lipped about their new console and therefore only a few of the details are only out regarding the same. The biggest question from the previous year for the PlayStation enthusiasts is how long they have to wait for this next-generation PlayStation and what we can expect from it. Therefore, we are here to reveal the same and we will provide you with all the major details about PlayStation 5.
When PS5 will get a launch?
As we have earlier said that Sony has remained silent on the matter of PlayStation 5 and has not announced anything big yet, but the good news is that it has confirmed a release window for the PS5 and it is scheduled for “holiday 2020”.
As this year, the on-going novel coronavirus pandemic is causing a lot of crises across the globe and many events are also postponing or cancelling, there have been many speculations that PS5 release date might also get postpone but so far it doesn’t seem like that and it is not going to affect “holiday 2020” release date of PlayStation 5.
At the same time, Pre-orders are also doubtful to go live until release date or else till the pricing details are announced. However, you can still sign up for pre-order notifications from several major retailers right now.
When can I pre-order the PS5?
Right now, Sony has presented a policy of slow drip-feeding along with PS5 detail, and so far the only release date that has been presented out is “holiday 2020”.
The console is likely to make its first appearance in time for Christmas, along with the pre-orders coming any time before.
At the present date, there is no sign or indication of pre-order, but there are some shops which have started accepting the sign-ups.
In the US, several retail stores such as Best Buy, Target and GameStop have brought together sign-ups for their customers who want a notification whenever the pre-orders will release.
So far, there are no game companies which are offering the same service in the UK, as of now.
On the basis of the production of the PS4, and taking previous release date into consideration, the industry experts are expecting that the pre-orders may possibly come by June this year.
Though at the time of the development of PS4 in the year, 2013 everything went smooth, with the start of the year 2020, COVID-19 crisis has also begun.
The on-going coronavirus pandemic has even cancelled the E3 2020, where Sony would possibly have launched the console this summer at this platform.
Some of the latest reports revealed that Sony is allegedly planning to release the console with only a few numbers of models available at first as well.
PlayStation 5 Price
By comparing its previous models that is PS4 and PS4 Pro, they were both were launched with the pricing of $399 / £349, and this time PlayStation 5 will definitely be slightly more than this price range. There are some rumours and leaks that have suggested that the pricing of PlayStation 5 is going to come with a price tag mark of $499.