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Sony will announce the price and release date of its highly anticipated PS5 at a virtual event today

Sony is planning to host its PS5 showcase event that will reveal the prices and release date of its highly anticipated game console.

The 40-minute virtual broadcast will be held virtual and will begin Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET, which will also include updates on Sony games and third-party games.

The PlayStation 5 was first unveiled in June and will be available in two models, one containing a disc drive and the other playing games via downloads only.

Sony’s move to release the information follows Microsoft’s announcement last week with details on the Xbox Series S and X consoles.

It’s not clear which system the PlaySation 5 will compete with on price, though – the Series S retails for $ 299 and the Series X for $ 499.

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Sony is planning to host its PS5 showcase event that will reveal the prices and release date of its highly anticipated game console. The 40-minute virtual broadcast is held virtual and starts at 4 p.m. ET

Sony is planning to host its PS5 showcase event that will reveal the prices and release date of its highly anticipated game console. The 40-minute virtual broadcast is held virtual and starts at 4 p.m. ET

Sony has surrounded its PS5 in mystery for months, keeping a close eye on the details and releasing only a few step by step.

However, users have made their own assumptions about the pricing and release date of the game console.

In 2019, leaks suggested it would launch ‘officially’ on November 20, 2020 in North America and come with a $ 499 price tag.

While Sony has not confirmed or denied these details, they may add up to what the company is announcing at the showcase event.

The PlayStation 5 was first unveiled in June and will be available in two models, one containing a disc drive and the other playing games only via downloads

The PlayStation 5 was first unveiled in June and will be available in two models, one containing a disc drive and the other playing games only via downloads

The PlayStation 5 was first unveiled in June and will be available in two models, one containing a disc drive and the other playing games only via downloads

The world got its first look at the PlayStation 5 on June 11, which Sony said is ‘The Future of Gaming’.

The sleek white system stands upright and comes with black bezels, but some have said a black model will also hit the market.

One model will include a disc drive by default, while a second option called ‘PlayStation 5 Digital Edition’ will lack a disc drive and will likely only be able to play games downloaded from the Internet, but not physical discs purchased from stores.

A selection of accessories will also be available for PS5, including a wireless charging pad for the DualSense controllers, a media remote for those who want to use it to stream video and PlayStation over-the-ear headphones with 3D audio -support. .

Sony is also going to announce game updates, including the games unveiled in June. The gallery featured new entries in well-known franchises such as Resident Evil Village, Gran Turismo 7, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Horizon 2: Forbidden West and Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Sony is also going to announce game updates, including the games unveiled in June. The gallery featured new entries in well-known franchises such as Resident Evil Village, Gran Turismo 7, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Horizon 2: Forbidden West and Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Sony is also going to announce game updates, including the games unveiled in June. The gallery featured new entries in well-known franchises such as Resident Evil Village, Gran Turismo 7, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Horizon 2: Forbidden West and Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Spider-Man: Miles Morales is a brand new game set in the same world - the Multiverse - as the well-received and hugely popular animated movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (photo, still from trailer)

Spider-Man: Miles Morales is a brand new game set in the same world - the Multiverse - as the well-received and hugely popular animated movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (photo, still from trailer)

Spider-Man: Miles Morales is a brand new game set in the same world – the Multiverse – as the well-received and hugely popular animated movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (photo, still from trailer)

The console has an 8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU, a powerful AMD RNDA 2 graphics processor, 3D audio output and a fast solid-state drive that allows games to load faster.

Sony will also announce game updates, including the games revealed in June.

The gallery featured new entries in well-known franchises such as Resident Evil Village, Gran Turismo 7, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Horizon 2: Forbidden West, and Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

The Marvel superhero game is a brand new game set in the same world – the Multiverse – as the well-received and hugely popular animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

A selection of accessories will also be available for PS5, including a wireless charging pad for the DualSense controllers

A selection of accessories will also be available for PS5, including a wireless charging pad for the DualSense controllers

A selection of accessories will also be available for PS5, including a wireless charging pad for the DualSense controllers

In 2019, leaks suggested it would be “officially” launched on November 20, 2020 in North America and would come with a price tag of $ 499. While Sony has not confirmed or denied these details, they may add up to what the company will showcase at the showcase. event

The company also showcased original titles, including Ghostwire Tokyo, a supernatural thriller set in a futuristic version of the Japanese capital; Stray, a game from publisher Annapurna Interactive that follows a cat living in a city full of robots; and Returnal, a third-person shooter from Finnish studio Housemarque about an astronaut trapped on an alien planet.

In addition to dazzling with a revamped lineup of revived favorites, Sony has released a teaser for NBA 2k21 showcasing the full graphics power of the PS5.

Rookie phenomenon Zion Williamson dribbles on an empty track and gets dunking, but the detail in the moves caught the attention of fans around the world.

The simulation basketball game has a huge following, especially in the US, and Greg Thomas, co-founder of developer Visual Concepts, said the game was “ built from the ground up to take full advantage of the incredible power, speed and technology of PS5. ‘. .

PlayStation 5 games already announced

GAME

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Astro’s playroom

Bugsnax

Check

Deathloop

Demon’s Souls Remake

Destruction Allstars

Dirt 5

Destiny 2

Fortnite

Ghostwire: Tokyo

Godfall

Goodbye Volcano High

Grand Theft Auto V.

Grand Theft Auto Online

Gran Turismo 7

Hitman III

Horizon Forbidden West

Jett: The Far Shore

Kena: Bridge Of Spirits

DATE OF PUBLICATION

Same as the PS5 launch date

Vacation 2020

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Same as the PS5 launch date

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January 2021

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Little Devil Inside

Lord of the Rings: Gollum

NBA 2K21

Oddworld: Soulstorm

Outriders

Pragmata

Project Athia

Quantum error

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Resident Evil: Village

Returns

Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Scarlet Nexus

Solar ash

Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Strayed

Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2

Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines 2

Watch Dogs: Legion

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2021

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Vacation 2020

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Last, March 31 ’21

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