Sony reveals the official launch date of PlayStation 5 in India

Sony reveals the official launch date of PlayStation 5 in India

In a fresh new year announcement, Sony has finally cleared the fog to reveal the launch date of the PlayStation 5 in India. On their official PlayStation India Twitter handle, Sony revealed that the PlayStation 5 console will be launched on February 2 in the country.

In October, Sony revealed the price for PlayStation 5 in India and since then, fans have been eagerly waiting for the launch date and now their anticipation has been finally put to rest. Pre-orders for PlayStation 5 go live on January 12 at 12 PM IST and will be available on major retail stores like Amazon, Flipkart, Croma, Reliance Digital, and more.

PlayStation 5 finally launching in India

PlayStation 5 is coming to India three months after the console was first launched on November 12 in select countries. On the other hand, PlayStation's rival, the Xbox Series X/S console from Microsoft, had a worldwide launch on November 10.

PlayStation 5 specifications

In case you have forgotten what powers the PlayStation 5, here is a quick recap. The PlayStation 5 comes in two variants- PlayStation 5 and the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition. The difference is that PlayStation 5 has an optical disc drive that will allow you to play 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray discs. The PlayStation 5 Digital Edition does not have a disc drive and all games are available for purchase through the PlayStation Store.

PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition specs

PS5 comes with an 8-core, 3.5 GHz AMD Zen 2 CPU, a 10.28 teraflop, AMD RDNA 2 architecture GPU with 36 CUs @ 2.23GHz, 16 GB GDDR6 RAM, 825 GB custom SSD with an NVMe SSD Slot for external storage, and 8k resolution along with gaming experience of up to 120 fps.

Both of these consoles have backward compatibility with PlayStation 4 games.

You can click here to check out how PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S compare against each other.

PlayStation 5 launch date games

When PS5 launches in India on February 2, these are some of the games that will be available for the players to try their hand on-

PlayStation 5 exclusives games-

non-PlayStation 5 exclusive games-

PS5 price in India

In India, the PS5 is priced at Rs. 49,990 and the PS5 Digital Edition is priced at Rs. 39,990.

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