While it’s still very early, Sony’s (SNE) – Get Report PlayStation 5 is generating more enthusiasm among gamers right now than Microsoft’s (MSFT) – Get Report Xbox Series X and S.
On Wednesday, Sony announced that the PS5 will launch in the U.S., Japan and several other markets on Nov. 12, and will be available elsewhere on Nov. 19. The company also revealed that the standard PS5 will retail for $499, while a “Digital Edition” that lacks an optical drive but is otherwise equally powerful will sell for $399.
The announcements arrived a week after Microsoft disclosed that its flagship next-gen console, the Xbox Series X, would sell for $499, and that the Xbox Series S — a sibling that lacks an optical drive, has a less powerful GPU and contains less RAM and storage — would sell for $299. Both consoles were promised to be