With the holiday season on the horizon, Sony has some exciting news for gamers around the world as they have finally announced the new slim PlayStation 5, an improved version of the PS5 that’s slimmer and lighter.
So, what’s new?
The PS5 Slim introduces several exciting enhancements, including an attachable Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive and a 1TB SSD for expanded internal storage, all while being reduced in volume by more than 30% and weight by 18% and 24% compared to the previous models.
Additionally, it features four separate cover panels, with the top portion sporting a glossy look, while the bottom retains its matte finish.
The new PS5 model will be available starting this November in the U.S. and will continue to roll out globally in the following months. Once the inventory of the current PS5 model has sold out, the new PS5 will become the sole model available.
The recommended retail prices for the PS5 slim model (USDs):
- PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 499.99 USD
- PS5 Digital Edition – 449.99 USD
A horizontal stand will be included with the new PS5 model. Also, a new Vertical Stand compatible with all PS5 models will be sold separately at 29.99 USD