The official PlayStation Twitter account confirmed that PlayStation 5 pre-sale to start tomorrow in select stores. However, he did not specify the regions, so we must keep an eye on the stores in our countries for more information.

Remember that Sony already revealed the prices of its console: 499 dollars / euros for the standard edition and 399 for the Digital Edition —No disc player. Of course, there are differences in the release dates. In the United States and Mexico the 12th of November, while in Europe it will make its debut a week later, on the day 19 of the same month. We are still waiting to know the prices in Latin American countries.

Just a few hours ago, the French retailer FNAC anticipated that reservations would begin in a matter of hours. However, most took it easy as they did not have confirmation from Sony. Now that it’s official you better prepare your portfolio if you are interested in acquiring the PlayStation 5 at its launch. According to Bloomberg, the company will have 10 million units available in the last quarter of 2020, a figure that will allow them to meet the initial demand.

Before opening your pocket, remember that the disc player is the only component that differentiates the two models. The rest of the internal characteristics are exactly the same. Starting with the processor, we find a custom AMD Zen 2 with 8 cores, 16 threads and a variable clock frequency of up to 3.5GHz. The GPU, meanwhile, offers 36 compute units at 2.23GHz and 10.28 Teraflops of average performance. RAM is GDDR6 16 GB and internal storage (SSD) 825 GB.

Comparison table, PS5 vs Xbox Series S

Playstation 5
Xbox series x
Custom AMD Zen 2 with 8 Cores and 3.5GHz Variable Clock Frequency
Custom AMD Zen 2 with 8 cores and 3.8GHz clock frequency
AMD with custom RDNA 2 architecture, 36 2.23GHz compute units and 10.28 Teraflops. Ray Tracing Support
AMD with custom RDNA 2 architecture, 52 compute units at 1.825 GHz and 12 Teraflops. Ray Tracing Support
Memory bandwidth
448 GB / s
10GB at 560GB / s and 6GB at 336GB / s
Internal storage
Custom 825GB NVMe SSD
Custom 1TB NVMe SSD
Storage speed
5.5 GB / s (Uncompressed), 8-9 GB / s (Compressed)
2.4 GB / s (Uncompressed), 4.8 GB / s (Compressed)
Expandable storage
NVMe SSD expansion slot
Seagate 1TB memory card
External storage
USB HDD support
USB HDD support
2.1 (4K / 120Hz, 8K)
2.1 (4K / 120Hz, 8K)