The Japanese company announced that it has begun pre-orders for Sony PlayStation 5. It added that online registration has been opened to PlayStation users in order to have the opportunity to receive invitations to pre-order PS5 consoles. These game consoles are only available in the United States. In other news related to PS5, it is said that a Brazilian telecommunications agency has certified the console’s Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6 standards, which will be launched by the end of this year. We already know that Sony PlayStation 5 has fast SSD, 4K gaming and 120fps support, 3D audio and DualSense controller.
According to the announcement, there will be a limited number of PS5 consoles available for reservation, so the company will send invitations to a selected number of existing users (that is, users who have PlayStation consoles). Game console of the electronic game brand. Only users with PlayStation Network ID (PSN ID) can register for the invitation program. The company also clarified that reservations will be made on a first-come, first-served basis, which means that once users receive an invitation, they must quickly book the console.
Sony stated that if a user is selected, they will receive an email with instructions and detailed information. It should be noted that filling out the pre-registration form does not guarantee the invitation, because the invitation will be sent based on the user’s “previous interests and PlayStation activities”. As mentioned earlier, being invited does not guarantee reservations. There will be an expiration date and time in the invitation. Each PSN ID can only reserve one console (and two new DualSense controllers and other PS5 accessories) at most. Another problem is that the delivery address should be in the United States. All orders containing non-US addresses will be cancelled.
In another development related to PS5, according to a certification list, the upcoming game console will have the latest Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 wireless connections. According to an alleged document shared by the National Telecommunications Agency, which regulates the telecommunications industry in Brazil and was discovered by the Brazilian publication Tecnoblog, the J20H100 module, which is said to be a PS5 console, will have Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 Connection function.
If true, this will be a massive upgrade to the PS4 and PS4 Pro consoles. PS4 supports Wi-Fi 4, and Pro models support Wi-Fi 5. In addition, the PS4 console has Bluetooth 2.1, and the PS4 Pro has a Bluetooth 4.0 connection.
As far as the launch date is concerned, there is no specific information. Amazon’s list indicates that the console will arrive in India “at the end of 2020.” It is reported that PlayStation 5 will be released on November 20. The PS4 digital version is priced at 399 Euros (approximately Rs 35,000), while the standard version is priced at 499 Euros (approximately Rs 43,600).
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