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    PlayStation 5 set for November launch alongside PlayStation Plus Collection announcement

    Sony Interactive Entertainment recently came out guns blazing confirming PlayStation 5 launches this November At $399 for the PS5 Digital Edition And $499 for the PS5 With Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive. Also revealed are new updates to the PS5 game portfolio, including Final Fantasy XVI, Fortnite, Hogwarts Legacy, and a new God of War title.

    On November 12, PS5 will launch in seven key markets: the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and South Korea.

    The global rollout will continue on November 19 with launches throughout the rest of the world, including Europe, the Middle East, South America, Asia, and South Africa. The PS5 Digital Edition will be available for a recommended retail price (RRP) of $399.99/¥39,980/€399.99, and PS5 with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive will be available for an RRP of $499.99/¥49,980/€499.99. Pre-orders will be available starting as early as tomorrow at select retailers.

    Both PS5 models use the same custom processor with integrated CPU and GPU for high-fidelity graphics up to 4K, as well as the same ultra-high-speed SSD with integrated I/O that will deliver lightning-fast loading. Both PS5 models also offer a deepened sense of immersion through the DualSense wireless controller and 3D audio capabilities, so players will enjoy the same transformative gameplay experiences regardless of which PS5 they choose.

    Adding to its growing games portfolio, SIE today unveiled several new titles coming to PS5, including:

    • 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)
    • A new God of War title (Santa Monica Studio)

    With titles such as Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, and Demon’s Souls, the breadth of unique gaming experiences coming to PS5 represent the best lineup in PlayStation history. Exclusive titles from SIE Worldwide Studios will be priced at launch from US$49.99 to US$69.99 (RRP) on PS5.

    “Since we first announced our next generation console last year, we have received astounding support from developers and gaming fans all around the world, and it’s truly humbling – Now we are just a couple of months away from launching PS5, which will offer a new generation of experiences that go beyond players’ expectations of how games can look, feel, sound, and play. We can’t wait for our fans to experience for themselves the incredible speed, the heightened immersion and the breathtaking games on PS5 when we launch this November.”

    Jim Ryan – President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment

    To support the PlayStation 4 community as they transition to the next generation when they’re ready, SIE will launch PS4 versions of a few exclusive titles: Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Sackboy A Big Adventure, and Horizon Forbidden West. While these three games were designed to take advantage of PS5 and its unique next-gen features like the ultra-high speed SSD and DualSense controller, PS4 owners will also be able to enjoy these experiences when they launch. The PS4 digital versions of launch games include a free upgrade on both PS5 consoles, while the PS4 disc versions of these games include a free upgrade on the PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-Ray disc drive.

    In addition, SIE today revealed the PlayStation Plus Collection, a curated lineup of PS4 games that defined the generation, which will be available to PS Plus members to download and play on PS5. The PS Plus Collection features critically acclaimed games, including Batman Arkham Knight, Bloodborne, Fallout 4, God of War, Monster Hunter: World, Persona 5, and many more.

    SIE also announced the price for the following accessories that will launch alongside the PS5 console:
    DualSense Wireless Controller (standalone) – US$69.99/¥6,980/€69.99 (RRP)
    PULSE 3D wireless headset – with 3D audio support and dual noise-canceling microphones US$99.99/¥9,980/€99.99 (RRP)
    HD Camera – with dual 1080p lenses for gamers to broadcast themselves along with their epic gameplay moments US$59.99/¥5,980/€59.99 (RRP)
    Media Remote – to navigate movies and streaming services with ease US$29.99/¥2,980/€29.99 (RRP)
    DualSense Charging Station – to conveniently charge two DualSense Wireless Controllers US$29.99/¥2,980/€29.99 (RRP)


    PlayStation 5 Launch Day Games from SIE Worldwide Studios

    • Astro’s Playroom (Japan Studio) – pre-installed on PS5
    • Demon’s Souls (Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
    • Destruction AllStars (Lucid Games / XDEV) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
    • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Insomniac Games) – US$49.99/¥5,900/€59.99 (RRP)
    • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition (Insomniac Games) – US$69.99/¥7,900/€79.99 (RRP)
    • Sackboy A Big Adventure (Sumo Digital / XDEV) – US$59.99/¥6,900/€69.99 (RRP)

    PlayStation®5 Specifications

    CPU x86-64-AMD Ryzen™ “Zen 2”
    8 Cores / 16 Threads
    Variable frequency, up to 3.5 GHz
    GPU AMD Radeon™ RDNA 2-based graphics engine
    Ray Tracing Acceleration
    Variable frequency, up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS)
    System Memory GDDR6 16GB
    448GB/s Bandwidth
    SSD 825GB
    5.5GB/s Read Bandwidth (Raw)
    Optical Drive Ultra HD Blu-ray (66G/100G) ~10xCAV
    BD-ROM (25G/50G) ~8xCAV
    BD-R/RE (25G/50G) ~8xCAV
    DVD ~3.2xCLV
    PS5 Game Disc Ultra HD Blu-ray, up to 100GB/disc
    Video Out HDMI™ OUT port
    Support of 4K 120Hz TVs, 8K TVs, VRR (specified by HDMI ver.2.1)
    Audio “Tempest” 3D AudioTech
    Dimensions PS5: Approx. 390mm x 104mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)
    (excludes largest projection, excludes Base)
    PS5 Digital Edition: Approx. 390mm x 92mm x 260mm (width x height x depth)
    (excludes largest projection, excludes Base)
    Weight PS5: 4.5kg
    PS5 Digital Edition: 3.9kg
    Power PS5: 350W
    PS5 Digital Edition: 340W
    Input/Output USB Type-A port (Hi-Speed USB)
    USB Type-A port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps) x2
    USB Type-C® port (Super-Speed USB 10Gbps)
    Networking Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
    IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
    Bluetooth® 5.1 DualSense™ Wireless Controller Specifications

    Dimensions Approx. 160mm x 66mm x 106mm (excludes largest projection) (width x height x depth)
    Weight Approx. 280g
    Buttons PS button, Create button, Options button,
    Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right), Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square),
    R1/L1 button,
    R2/L2 button (with Trigger Effect)
    Left stick / L3 button, Right stick / R3 button, Touch Pad button, MUTE button
    Touch Pad 2 Point Touch Pad, Capacitive Type, Click Mechanism
    Motion Sensor Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope + three-axis accelerometer)
    Audio Built-in Microphone Array, Built-in Mono Speaker, Stereo Headset Jack
    Output : 48kHz/16bit, Input : 24kHz/16bit
    Feedback Trigger Effect (on R2/L2 button), Vibration (haptic feedback by dual actuators), Indicators (Light bar / Player indicator / MUTE status)
    Ports USB Type-C® port (Hi-Speed USB), Stereo Headset Jack, Charging Terminals
    Communication Wireless Bluetooth® Ver5.1
    Wired USB connection (HID, Audio)
    Battery Type Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
    Voltage DC 3.65V
    Capacity 1,560mAh

    He is actually very shy, introvert but no choice, have to go out to buy games. He likes food and food likes him. He somehow manage to find a job with the right time accommodate to gaming. He has a very short attention span, therefore has to finish a game fast or else a simple pun can distract him for the entire day. Yes a Pun, he loves puns as much as he loves games; easily distracted, whichever comes next.


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