The PS5 Slim release date has been revealed by a prominent dataminer and leaker.
According to serial dataminer and leaker billbil-kun (via dealabs), the PS5 Slim is set to release on November 10, 2023.
According to our own source sources, this date is accurate, with Sony already having an estimated 4.5 million units of the new console ready to sell. It’s understood that Sony’s previous estimation of 18 million units for the new PlayStation 5 in Fiscal Year 23 (this year) has been reduced to 14 million units. Whilst the drop seems significant, our past reporting was based on Sony’s expectation to release the console in September 2023, but several delays have caused adjustments in their numbers.
Internally, Sony expects the new console revision to sell more than the standard PlayStation 5, which was reported over at 40 million in July 2023.
As reported over a year ago, the new PS5 Slim – Which is actually just called the PlayStation 5 will replace the current model with hall an optional attachment – an attachable disc drive.
In North America and Japan, the PS5 Slim will be made available at select retailers on November 10, and from PlayStation directly. In the following months, it’ll roll out globally. Here’s the detailed pricing structure for the PS5 Slim:
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 499.99 USD
PS5 Digital Edition – 449.99 USD
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 549.99 EUR
PS5 Digital Edition – 449.99 EUR
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 479.99 GBP
PS5 Digital Edition – 389.99 GBP
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