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PS 5 Launch in India Confirmed! Launch Date, Price, And How to Pre Order

- Updated: 6th Jan 2021, 16:16 IST

Sony’s next gaming console is now available for sale in India. PS 5, after a few month’s delay, will go on sale on Feb 2, 2021. However, the pre-orders for the same will go live from January 12 at 12pm IST. This comes directly from the company’s official channels pointing pre-orders are open until stock lasts.

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It officially released in the United States and several other markets early in November last year. The gaming console launched in other parts of the world starting November 19. However, PS 5 continues to sell out instantly after it is restocked by retailers in these countries. In addition, it was not available in India until now. It was to have a late 2020 launch. However, it did not happen due to stock shortages, BIS certification, and a copyright issue is some of the explanations that come as a reason.

So, let us quickly find out when you can get a PS5 in India.

PS 5 Launch Date, Pre-orders, and Price

The company announced on Twitter that the gaming console will launch in India on February 2. Pre-orders for PS 5 will start from January 12 at 12pm and will go live on Amazon, Flipkart, Croma, Reliance Digital, Games The Shop, Shop at Sony Center, Vijay Sales, and select authorised retail partners.

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Photo Credits: Twitter | Sony

On the other hand, the company revealed its pricing ahead of the launch, The Digital Edition of the PS5 will cost Rs. 39,990 and the standard edition with a disk drive will cost Rs. 49,990.

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PlayStation 5 Created Record Sale Worldwide?

According to a report by Gematsu, 3.4 million units of the PlayStation 5 shipped in the first four weeks making it the highest selling PlayStation console ever. It launched in several regions on November 12 including the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and more.

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Since then the demand for the same is never-ending. In addition, where ever it went on sale like North America and Europe, it was quite hard for people to place an order for the console. Sony was not able to restock the shelves (both virtual and physical). The company was unable to meet the demand for PS 5 and it was out of stock mostly.

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Hopefully, the situation will be better in terms of pre-orders and availability in India, and not as messy as other regions.