Finally the Sony PS5 is set to launch in India on February 2 2021 with pre-orders starting from January 12 at 12 noon IST. The gaming console was officially launched in select regions (excluding India) on November 12 2020. The PlayStation India account shared this development through Twitter and mentioned that the pre-orders will continue till the stocks last. It was expected to be launched in India by the end of the year but stock shortages, BIS certification are some of the explanations for the delay. The PS5 is the highest sold PlayStation gaming console ever with over 3.4 million sales in the first month alone. The much awaited will soon be available to all the Indian customers out there waiting to experience the best of gaming.
- HDD: 825GB PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD
- Processor: Custom 8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU @ 3.5GHz with SMT
- Graphics: Custom AMD RDNA 2 GPU 36 CUs @ 2.23GHz
- RAM: 16GB GDDR6 RAM
- Price: Digital Edition: ₹ 39,990|Standard edition(with disk drive): ₹ 49,990
Online stores like Amazon, Flipkart, Croma, Reliance Digital, Games The Shop, Shop at Sony Center, Vijay Sales, and select authorised retail partners will be the place to buy. The PS5 stocks are much limited and this has created a mess in many parts of the world where the console has been launched. Hopefully, the stocks are expected to be plenty in the Indian market and avoid the mess. primarily the stock shortages resulted out of the less availability of Semiconductors required.