Sony announced that they plan on bringing the PS5 to South Africa on 19 November 2020. While this is a bit later than the 12 November launch in other territories, gamers don’t have long to wait to get their hands on the console.
PlayStation has confirmed the PS5 South African price at R9,999 and R11,999. Take a look at the full pricing guide along with the accessories here.
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Sony detailed the plans on the PlayStation Blog saying;
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”#20FF12″ class=”” size=”21″]As we have just announced in our PS5 Showcase, we’re only a couple of months away from launching the next generation of play. Starting on November 12, PS5 will be available in seven key markets: the U.S., Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea.
The global rollout will continue on November 19 with launches throughout the rest of the world*, including Europe, Middle East, South America, Asia and South Africa. PS5 Digital Edition will be available for a recommended retail price (RRP) of $399.99/¥39,980/€399.99 (MSRP), and PS5 with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive will be available for an RRP of $499.99/¥49,980/€499.99 (MSRP). Pre-orders will be available starting as early as tomorrow at select retailers, so please check with your local retailer.[/perfectpullquote]
We will share more information on the PlayStation 5 South Africa price and pre-order opportunities when we learn more.
Sony also announced the launch titles coming to the console on day one. This includes Demon’s Souls, Astro’s Playroom, Destruction All Stars, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and Sackboy: A Big Adventure.
In the meantime, make sure you catch up on the full PlayStation 5 showcase event announcement here.