TOKYO: Sony on Thursday released its highly-anticipated gaming console ‘PlayStation 5’ just two days after rival Microsoft released its newest Xbox.
The game unit of Sony Corp touts the new console’s data-processing capacity, saying it is 100 times faster than the PS4, its predecessor launched in February 2014, IANS reported.
The company also said the new console has advanced audio technology, reports Japan Today.
The PS5 is currently available in Australia, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, North America and South Korea, but gamers elsewhere will have to wait until November 19.
In the US the Sony PS5 has been priced at $499.99 for the Standard Edition and the Digital Edition has been launched at $399.99.