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Everything You Need to Know About the PS5!

by Alan Daniel
PS5 Geekinsider

With the PlayStation 5 due to appear on the market in mid November, the excitement in the air is now palpable. Those who pre-ordered their PS5 consoles are now waiting to receive it with bated breath, while those who are saving up for it can’t wait to place their orders soon. 

But exactly what is it that makes the PS5 specs so special? What is the PS5 release date? What is it worth? And what gaming titles can you expect to play on it?

To help you find the answer to these questions, here’s everything you need to know about the PS5.

On the PS5 Release

According to the latest reports, the sleekly-designed PS5 is set to be released on Thursday, November 12, 2020 in the U.S. But if you are in other parts of the world, you will need to wait for a week longer to get your hands on this innovative device. In such cases, you can only get the console by November 19.

Those who pre-ordered their console can expect to receive it by the release date. But if you haven’t ordered it yet, finding a pre-order now would be impossible. It’s because all PS5 console pre-orders sold out back in September. You will now have better luck finding it on its release date.

What are the Specs for PS5?

The PS5 comes in two different models. The Standard Edition boasts of Blu-Ray disc support, while the Digital Edition comes without it. 

With that being said, both of these consoles have the same PS5 specs. Whichever model you end up selecting, you can ensure to enjoy next-generation gaming with premium graphics.

  • CPU: 3.5GHz, 8-core AMD Zen 2
  • GPU: 10.3 teraflop RDNA 2 GPU
  • RAM: 16GB GDDR6
  • Storage: Custom 825GB SSD
  • Expansion: NVMe M.2 SSD slot
  • USB: 3 USB-A ports, 1 USB-C port

Each PS5 comes with its own set of accessories, including but not limited to a wireless controller, USB charging cable, HDMI cable, and power cord.

Since the Standard Edition is the only model with Blu-Ray disc support, the Digital Edition may not be able to access any games that are not available for digital download.

What is the Price for PS5 Console?

With the PS5 release date just around the corner, its price has been well-established through various retailers and outlets. 

The Standard Edition comes at a label of $499, while the Digital Edition carries the price tag of $399. This means that by just adding $100, you can ensure to have hardware support for Blu-Ray disc and any games that are available through the medium.

What Titles Are Available for PS5?

The PS5 console has various games in tow, with the following ones being of its most anticipated titles:

  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Gran Turismo 7

Out of all of these games, Spider-man is the one that stands out in terms of hype, worldbuilding, and fan fervor. 

Given how previous consoles such as PS4 have fared among fans, this latest offering is also bound to be a hit with gamers all over the world. If you haven’t made plans to buy a PS5 for yourself, you should start considering them now.

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