Sony has increased the prices of PlayStation 5 in regions including Europe, Japan, Canada and the UK. Jim Ryan, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, says that the prices have been increased due to the challenging economic environment. However, there has been no increase in PS5 prices in the United States. As of now, we have no word on whether there will be any price hike in India.Click here for the full story
Sony ’s latest gaming consoles PlayStation 5 Blu-ray and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition will be back in stock on October 12 at 12pm (noon). Those who want to purchase the console can get it from various options. However, it is to be noted that since there is a high-demand for the latest consoles, they tend to sell quickly in India.The Blu-ray version of the PlayStation 5 is priced at Rs 49,990 and the digital version gets a price tag of Rs 39,990. You can also purchase PS5 accessories such as DualSense wireless controller, DualSense Edge Wireless controller, and headsets, among others.PS5 can be purchased from Sony Center and Games The Shop. You can also check Amazon, Croma, Flipkart, Game Loot, Reliance Digital, and Vijay Sales for the gaming console on October 12.In our review, we wrote how the PS5 did not not bring a shift from its previous generation like we have seen in the past but “one has to feel it to clearly understand this next generation gaming console.” It gets a distinct dual-tone design with the Blue LED lights near the air vents at the top and PlayStation logo at the top left corner and front to give it a futuristic look.On the hardware front, thegets a custom AMD Zen 2-based 8 core CPU which is paired with custom RDNA 2. It offers 4K gaming at 120 frames per second and is also capable of 8K gaming given you have a compatible monitor or TV and content. It gets 16GB of GDDR6 RAM and 825GB NVMe SSD storage which, Sony says, can be upgraded in future.It also gets Game Boost which enables faster and smoother frame rates in select PS4 and PS VR games. Sony Playstation 5 also doubles up as a multimedia and streaming device. You get pre-installed streaming apps such as Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, Apple TV, among others.