New PlayStation 5
images have come our way via Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) and give another glimpse at the biggest console in modern history.As reported by The Verge,
a PS5 arrived at the NCC
and provides close-up photos of Sony’s next-gen console, its removable base that can hold the console in both horizontal and vertical positions, and the DualSense controller.
Following the PlayStation 5 Showcase that revealed the price and release date of the PS5, Final Fantasy 16, the sequel to 2018’s God of War, Hogwarts Legacy, and much more,
Sony released the official dimensions, confirming the PS5 is now the biggest game console in modern history.
According to Sony, the PS5 sits at 15.4 inches tall, 10.24 inches deep, and 4.09 inches wide. For comparison, the Xbox Series X is 11.85 inches tall, 5.94 inches deep, and 5.94 inches wide.
PlayStation 5 will cost $499, while the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition will cost $399, and they will both be released on November 12, 2020.Preorders were supposed to begin the day after the PlayStation 5 Showcase, but retailers began opening them later that night. There was a ton of chaos with many around the world trying to preorder a PS5, and many were left without one. Luckily, Sony has said more preorders will be on their way in the next few days and through the end of the year.
To help make sure you can secure a PS5, check out our PS5 preorder guide and follow IGNDeals to get up-to-the-minute updates on when PS5 stock comes back.
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