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PS5 Release Date UK News

PS5 Release Date UK, Price, Games, Specs and pre-order

Welcome to the latest PS5 Release Date UK where you will be able to find all you need to know about the PlayStations Latest game console release.

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When is the PS5 Release Date UK?

To put you poor souls, out of your misery according to the official site, the release date for the PlayStation5 (PS5) is November 19th 2020.

Whilst this is good news for those eagerly waiting to purchase this games console, key countries (U.S., Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea) will be getting their hands on it on November 12th. 2020 – that’s a whole 7 days before the UK and other countries.

What will the PS5 Price Be?

The PlayStation 5 or PS5 Digital Edition will be available for a recommended UK price of £359.99 (MSRP) and the PS5 with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive will be available for an RRP of £449.99.

Playstation PS5 Pre Order

As you would have probably guessed and expected that many of the selected stores where you can pre-order have a long list or orders. You would have to be super-quick of you want this from day one.

If you have not pre-ordered then don’t fret! All the stores will want to get their hands on as many of these as possible and will have asked for more to be delivered soon after the official release.

All you can do is enquire when they will be in stock and keep checking this website for PS5 prices and availability also as we have linked to all the main likely retailer to stock it.

What are the PS5 Specs?

There are two distinct models available the Standard PS5 and the PS5 Digital Edition. Both consoles will have common powerful specs:

  • AMD Zen 2-based CPU with 8 cores at 3.5GHz
  • 16GB of GDDR6 memory (Memory interface)
  • custom RDNA 2 AMD GPU (with 10.28 TFLOPs of processing power)
  • USB-C controller charging
  • 825GB SSD (Internal Storage) – for much faster load times
  • PS4 backwards compatibility

Differences Between Standard PS5 and the PS5 Digital Edition?

Standard PS5PS5 Digital Edition
Use the PS4 game discs on the Standard PS5Perfect if you’re only going to buy digital copies
Play Ultra HD Blu-ray discsTransfer digital copies of PS4 games to PS5 Digital
Not reliant on a fast internet connection to download games825GB SSD Storage is dependent on how many games you download – extra SSD will cost making it close to the Standard PS5 price.
Costs More £449.99Costs Less £359.99
PS5 Standard vs Digital Edition Summary

As you can see from the summary above the choice of which one to buy rests with but will be primarily driven by if you have PS4 games that you want to re-use – then go for the standard version otherwise go for the digital version.

PS5 Games – What’s Available?

There are lot of games that are being developed all the time, so of the ones available include Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition (Capcom); Final Fantasy XVI (Square Enix); Five Nights at Freddy’s Security Breach (Steel Wool Studios and ScottGames); Hogwarts Legacy (Warner Bros. Games) and New God of War title (Santa Monica Studio).

Games like Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War and Demon’s Souls will launch alongside the console

Remember that your “old” PS4 games will work on the new PS5 console so you can still enjoy playing them.

Launch of PS5 New Accessories

PS5 Console and Accessories
  • DualSens Wireless Controller (standalone)
  • PULSE 3D wireless headset – with 3D audio support and dual noise-cancelling microphones
  • HD Camera – with dual 1080p lenses for gamers to broadcast themselves and their games
  • Media Remote – navigate movies and streaming services
  • DualSens Charging Station – charge two DualSense Wireless Controllers

PS5 backwards compatibility?

The PS5 is backwards compatible with “almost all” PS4 games – earlier generations are still to be confirmed. It will launch with support for the majority of the top 100 PS4 games, but it’s been suggested support will extend to most of the PS4’s library.

The PS5 console will allow some game publishers to let players upgrade their discs and digital PS4 games to digital PS5 games. More PS5 details here

We hope that this quick-fire guide for the PS5 Release Date UK provides you with all you need to help you understand more what you can expect and answered a few more questions you may have?

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