PlayStation Introduces the Updated PS5 Slim Models

While it leaked earlier this year, the PlayStation 5 redesigned models have now been officially announced. Courtesy of the PlayStation Blog, the new PS5s are smaller, lighter, and more efficient. They also come with some additional changes in look and function. Find the full details below!

As the holiday season approaches, we are excited to share that we have a new PS5 model launching. To address the evolving needs of players, our engineering and design teams collaborated on a new form factor that provides greater choice and flexibility. The same technology features that make PS5 the best to play are packed into a smaller form factor, along with an attachable Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive and a 1TB SSD for more internal storage.

  • The new PS5 has been reduced in volume by more than 30%, and weight by 18% and 24% compared to the previous models. There are four separate cover panels, with the top portion in a glossy look, while the bottom remains in matte. If you purchase the PS5 Digital Edition, you can add the Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive for PS5 later, as it will also be sold separately for 79.99 USD | 119.99 EURO | 99.99 GBP | 11,980 JPY.
  • The recommended retail prices for the new PS5 model are as follows beginning with the rollout in November at participating retailers.

    • U.S.
      • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 499.99 USD
      • PS5 Digital Edition – 449.99 USD
    • Europe
      • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 549.99 EUR
      • PS5 Digital Edition – 449.99 EUR
    • U.K.
      • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 479.99 GBP
      • PS5 Digital Edition – 389.99 GBP
    • Japan
      • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 66,980 JPY (includes tax)
      • PS5 Digital Edition – 59,980 JPY (includes tax)

  • 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 | 29.99 EURO | 24.99 GBP | 3,980 JPY.

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