Release date, price, new features


Until now they have been rumors and Sony Interactive Entertainment has officially announced the PlayStation 5 Slim, both in physical and digital editions! Based on Sony’s track record, the company is expected to eventually reveal a slim model of its consoles.

According to the Official PlayStation Blog, the weight has been reduced by 18% and 24% compared to previous models. The PS5 Slim also has a volume reduced by more than 30%. It’s lighter and much more compact than the 2020 launch models of the PS5. Additionally, the PS5 Slim Digital Edition will feature an installable disk drive slot!

Price of PS5 Slim and PS5 digital edition

Sony shared that the standard retail price of the PS5 Slim with Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive and PS5 Digital will be as follows:

  • US
    • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive – $499.99
    • PS5 Digital Edition – $449.99
  • Europe
    • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – €549.99
    • PS5 digital edition – 449.99 euros
  • United Kingdom
    • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive – £479.99
    • PS5 Digital Edition – £389.99
  • Japan
    • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive: JPY 66,980 (tax included)
    • PS5 Digital Edition: JPY 59,980 (tax included)

Additionally, if you have purchased the PS5 Slim Digital Edition, you can install an Ultra HD Blu-ray drive later. He The drive is sold separately and is priced at USD 79.99 / EUR 119.99 / GBP 99.99 / JPY 11,980.

This time, a Horizontal support will still be included for the PS5 Slim.However, a brand-New vertical support compatible with all PS5 models will be sold separately for 29.99 USD / 29.99 EUR / 24.99 GBP / 3980 JPY.

PS5 Slim Release Date

The PS5 Slim and PS5 Slim Digital Edition are expected to launch in the United States in November 2023 before the rest of the world. There is no official date yet, but it is expected to launch in November. We will have to wait for Sony’s update.


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