December 7, 2023

Sony lastly pulled again the curtain on the oft-rumored PlayStation 5 redesign on Tuesday. As anticipated, the redesign is smaller and sleeker than the launch mannequin, as Sony says that the brand new PS5 has been diminished in quantity by greater than 30%. The brand new customary mannequin with a disc drive is eighteen% lighter, whereas the brand new Digital Version is 24% lighter.

Except for its new type issue, the brand new PS5 additionally options 4 cowl panels as a substitute of two. The highest two panels are shiny, and the underside two are matte. In the event you decide up a brand new PS5 Digital Version however determine you need to play bodily discs afterward, you possibly can take away one of many panels so as to add the Extremely HD Blu-ray Disc Drive, which shall be offered individually for $79.99.

The brand new PS5 fashions shall be out there in November at taking part native retailers and on-line through the PlayStation Direct retailer. The fashions will proceed to roll out globally within the coming months. Sony additionally notes that after the stock of the present PS5 fashions has offered out, the brand new, slim PS5 consoles would be the solely fashions out there.

Listed below are the steered retail costs for the 2 new PS5 fashions around the globe:

  • U.S.
    • PS5 with Extremely HD Blu-ray disc drive – 499.99 USD
    • PS5 Digital Version – 449.99 USD
  • Europe
    • PS5 with Extremely HD Blu-ray disc drive – 549.99 EUR
    • PS5 Digital Version – 449.99 EUR
  • U.Ok.
    • PS5 with Extremely HD Blu-ray disc drive – 479.99 GBP
    • PS5 Digital Version – 389.99 GBP
  • Japan
    • PS5 with Extremely HD Blu-ray disc drive – 66,980 JPY (consists of tax)
    • PS5 Digital Version – 59,980 JPY (consists of tax)

The brand new PS5 will ship with an up to date horizontal stand, and Sony can even promote a brand new vertical stand that shall be appropriate with all PS5 fashions for $29.99.