PS5 Pre-orders have begun and they have taken the world by storm. Pre-orders began on 17th September 2020 and were sold out almost instantly.
The long awaited next Gen console has a very different design, in comparison to its predecessors. With a white and black exterior it gives a more modern and techy look to it.
Sony released two different versions of the ps5, a standard edition and a digital edition. They both have remarkable processing power, the only main difference is that the standard has a disk tray. The standard edition is priced at $499.99/£449.99 while the digital at $399.99/£349.99
The ps5 has massive processing power due to it’s 8 core 3.5GHz CPU and ray tracing features. It has a custom 825GB SSD internal storage and a 16GB GDDR6. This enables Sony to boast their practically zero loading times. Giving you a large collection of games to play right off the bat. If you feel 825GB will be less for you, no need to fear for the ps5 holds an option to attach your own external hard drive. Making your game library practically limitless.
Most customers are very disappointed with the way that Sony has handled the releasing of the new console. Within the first couple of minutes of release, most retailers were already out of stock, leaving even the quickest of customers high and dry. Sony acknowledges that they messed up the launch process and even tweeted out an official apology.
Standard or Digital? So, the main question when buying the PS5 is, which version to buy. This solely depends on the user. If you have previous disks from your old ps4, you may be better off getting the standard edition. The PS5’s backwards compatibility feature lets you play games from older consoles, so if your ever feeling a little nostalgic and want to relive some of your older memories, this feature enables you to do so. The digital version of the PS5 is also not a bad option, digital games can never get damaged and you have them forever. Also, the digital version is $100 cheaper and has a slimmer design. If your thinking that storage space will be an issue, no need to worry, even if the PS5’s internal storage isn’t enough, you can always attach an external hard drive and be at peace.
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