Saturday, January 16

PS5: Where to buy Sony’s new console

Today, November 19, has been the launch of the new PS5 console in European stores. It should be said that in the presale all the units were sold out for today, the day of its launch, although the stores have already assured that more stock is on the way. So if you don’t have it yet, you can pre-order the PlayStation 5 today. Some stores have claimed that those who pre-order their PS5 today will receive it on December 15, so it will take a while to enjoy Sony’s new console.

Since Sony unveiled the design of its new PlayStation 5, expectations have risen among fans of the world of video games. This reveal showed that the new PlayStation console was going to be bigger than its predecessor. We are talking about a console measuring 39 cm high, 26 cm deep and 10.4 cm wide. On Twitter they have already uploaded posts comparing the size of the PS5 with the PS4 and the Xbox console.

Technical characteristics of the PS5

  • Ray Tracing
  • Integrated I / O
  • 4K resolution for games
  • HDR technology
  • 8K display support
  • Super fast SSD
  • Up to 120fps with 120Hz output
  • Immersive 3D audio with Tempest 3D AudioTech technology
  • Ultra HD Blu-ray reader capable of reading discs up to 100 GB
  • CPU x86-64-AMD Ryzen “Zen 2” with 8 nuclei and 16 threads

Contents included in the box

  • Cable HDMI
  • Console base
  • Power cord
  • Cable USB
  • PS5 console with 825 GB SSD
  • Astro’s Playroom (just like on PS4, pre-installed game)

Among the novelties that this console brings with respect to its predecessor, it is worth mentioning the integration of a Ray Tracing system, which considerably improves the quality of the graphics in game. An ultra-fast speed SSD has also been developed.

One of the biggest improvements over the previous PS series is a feature that users were asking for that was missed with PS4: backward compatibility. That means you can play most PS4 games on your PS5. Through a subscription to PlayStation Plus, users will have the ability to download up to 2 PS4 games per month.

There are two versions of the PS5: the PS5 with a built-in Blu-Ray disc reader, which is priced at € 499, and the digital version, which is € 100 cheaper than the other model, although it does not have a CD reader, so that the games will have to be exclusively digital.

In Spain, the PlayStation 5 is on sale at Amazon, GAME, English court, Fnac Y Media market.

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