PlayStation 5 Showcase
September 17, 2020

Sony finally reveals PlayStation 5 release date and price

Sony finally announced the official release date and price of the PlayStation 5 in their PlayStation 5 showcase.

Fans had long been clamoring for additional information regarding the next console generation. The showcase on September 16 finally alleviated that need as Sony announced plenty of things.

Release Date:

Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand and the USA will be the first countries as the PlayStation 5 will release on November 12 there.
Other countries have to wait another week as November 19 will be the release date for them.

The PlayStation 5 is available for pre-order immediately.


The PlayStation 5 will release in two different editions with differing prices. the standard edition will cost $499, while the Digital Edition without an optical drive will cost $399.

Highlights of the showcase

Sony announced more than just the release date and price in their 40 minute long presentation. The highlights of the showcase include the brand new Final Fantasy XVI as well as a gameplay trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s single player campaign. Hogwarts Legacy also has Harry Potter fans worldwide excited. Other titles include Spiderman: Miles Morales, Resident Evil: Village, Devil May Cry 5 or Demon’s Souls.

After starting the showcase with a bang playing the Final Fantasy XVI trailer, Sony also kept one big title for the end. Kratos returns in God of War 2 and will have to face Ragnarok in the newest sequel.

Here is the complete VoD for the showcase:

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