Sony has already officially announced what the cost of the PlayStation 5 consoles will be, as well as their characteristics and date of sale

| 09/16/2020 | ionicons-v5-c17: 33 | Web Writing |

The next console video game Playstation 5 of Sony It will cost $ 499.99 (about 10,500 Mexican pesos) and will launch on November 12, the company said Wednesday, preparing a Christmas battle with the Xbox Microsoft’s X Series on whose new console will appear under more trees this year.

Fans of the video game have been eager for the new consoles, and not only because they have been in confinement since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The life cycle of approximately 7 years of a console video game has come to an end. Both consoles predecessors, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, they were released in 2013.

The news consoles they promise faster loading times, improved graphics, and new games. Console Sony it is also more expensive this time; the PS4 launched for $ 400 in 2013.

The PS5 of Sony It will come in two different models: a standard version with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive for $ 499.99 (about 10,500 Mexican pesos) and a version for video game downloaded without a disk drive that costs $ 399.99 (about 8,500 Mexican pesos). Although you can still buy games on optical discs, it is becoming increasingly common for gamers to download them digitally.

The United States, Japan, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea will see the console on November 12; elsewhere they’ll get it a week later.

It is worth mentioning that PlayStation Mexico announced that pre-sales begin this Thursday, September 17 with the different authorized distributors of Sony.

In a presentation on Wednesday, Sony previewed games including « Spider-Man: Miles Morales, » which will be available at launch, and a Harry Potter game, « Hogwarts Legacy, » due out in 2021. He previewed « Final Fantasy XVI. » , which will be exclusive to PlayStation, but did not specify when that game will be released.

Xbox and Nintendo

Last week, Microsoft said its Xbox Series X will cost $ 500 and will debut on November 10, just before the holidays. A reduced version, Xbox Series S, will cost $ 300 and will be available at the same time. Pre-orders begin September 22. The new ones video game at the launch they include « Assassin’s Creed Valhalla », « Gears Tactics », « Dirt 5 » and « Watch Dogs Legion ».

Nintendo, which makes another popular console, the Nintendo Switch won’t release a new model until next year. But Facebook could offer Microsoft and Sony some Christmas competition. It said on Wednesday that a new version of its wireless virtual reality headset, the Oculus Quest 2, will begin shipping on October 13, just in time for the holidays.