New PS5 mannequin launches in November with a removable disc drive

New PS5 mannequin launches in November with a removable disc drive

Sony has unveiled the newest model of the PS5 with the choice so as to add an extremely HD Blu-ray disc drive to the digital version of a a lot slimmer console.

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To realize the aim of making a console mannequin that provides its customers “higher alternative and suppleness”, Sony’s design and engineering divisions have delivered a thinner and lighter PS5 at no expense to the {hardware} inside.

The console has misplaced about 30 per cent of its authentic quantity and 18 and 24 per cent of its authentic weight in comparison with the launch mannequin.


A 1TB strong state drive has additionally been swapped into the brand new mannequin, which is a rise of 175GB on the unique. Furthermore, the shell is now cut up into 4 panels – two shiny ones on the highest and two matte ones on the underside of the PS5.

“Quite a lot of PS5 Console Cowl colors for the brand new mannequin will likely be obtainable beginning in early 2024, together with an all-matte Black colourway and the Deep Earth Assortment colors in Volcanic Purple, Cobalt Blue, and Sterling Silver,” Sony stated, including that colors like gray camouflage, gentle blue, pink and purple will grow to be obtainable at a later date.

Those that buy the digital version of the brand new slim console will have the ability to nonetheless play their bodily video games with the removable disc drive.

Nevertheless, that will likely be bought individually for £99.99 (£79.99). There will even be a horizontal stand included with the brand new PS5, however a vertical stand will likely be bought individually for £24.99 (£29.99).

The brand new PS5 with its disc drive, controller and horizontal stand Credit score: Sony


Moreover, Sony communicated in its post to the PlayStation Blog that it intends for this PS5 to succeed the unique mannequin.

“As soon as stock of the present PS5 mannequin has bought out, the brand new PS5 will grow to be the one mannequin obtainable,” it stated. The brand new PS5 will go on sale in November in the USA and will likely be obtainable by way of the web PlayStation Retailer and choose retailers.

Will probably be priced at £389.99 ($449.99) for the digital version and £479.99 ($499.99) for the version with the disc drive.

In different gaming information, ‘Stardew Valley: Pageant of Seasons’ was introduced yesterday (October 10) as a dwell orchestra live performance tour of the sport’s beloved soundtrack.


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