After unveiling the new PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition in June this year, Sony has announced the India pricing of their gaming consoles in India. Sony, however, is to announce the final availability dates to the console.
The hottest Sony console comes in two versions, one is a standard edition that comes with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disk drive whereas the other is electronic edition, which doesn’t include an optical disc drive.
The Sony PlayStation 5 will be priced in India at Rs 49,990. The Sony PlayStation 5 Digital Edition has been declared at Rs 39,990.
Sony has also announced the pricing of this new console accessories and peripherals. The new DualSense Wireless Controller as been announced at Rs 5,990, HD Camera at Rs 5,190, The PULSE 3D Wireless Headset at Rs 8,590, Media Remote at Rs 2,590, and also the DualSense Charging Station additionally at Rs 2,590.
PlayStation 5 layout
The white and black themed console includes a sleek vertical design. The two sides of this games are white in colour and the interiors are all black. It comes with USB-A plus a USB-C port on front, along with the blue LED lighting. Both consoles look almost the same in regards to colour and design.
PlayStation 5 UI
Earlier this week, Sony also offered a peek at the PlayStation 5’s revamped user interface and user experience in a nearly 12-minute lengthy video. According to Hideaki Nishino, Senior Vice President, Platform Planning & Management, in a PlayStation blog, the new user experience (UX) is entirely centred on the participant and supplies them with a next-generation experience with deeper immersion which joins then with some amazing games. In accordance with the website, the new UX introduces a number of new features designed to create the gaming experiences enjoyable, engaging, personalised and social.
One of the highlights pointed out in the blog is a brand new Control Center, which provides gamers with immediate access to almost everything they might desire from the system in one press of their PlayStation button on the DualSense wireless controller.
They also have included a new feature called Activities that are made to bring one closer to the key components of gameplay. As per the blog, Actions are displayed via onscreen cards in the Control Center. This allows players to detect new gameplay opportunities, return in the match to things they may have missed or jump directly into levels or challenges they might want to playwith.
Microsoft Xbox Collection X: Price and Availability in India
Unlike Sony, Microsoft has been far more forthcoming with information regarding its next generation console — the Xbox Series X along with the Series S. The XBOX Collection X along with the Series S both the gaming consoles are up for pre-orders on Amazon India and Flipkart at Rs 49,990 and Rs 34,990 respectively. These consoles are expected to begin shipping to customers in November 10.
So, which next generation gaming games are you fancying and what exactly do you think about the pricing of this PS5?
Together with the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition, Sony has also shown prices for the full line-up of all first-party accessories for the PlayStation 5. The standalone DualSense wireless control will sell for Rs 5,990.