PS5 Next Generation Prices for Games and Accessories

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 17:59 | By: Don Parsons
Capitalism: The Next Generation

While you would think a 40 minute event would be the perfect time to announce your launch line up of games, as well as address the elephant of changing the default retail price point; Sony Interactive disagrees. Opting instead to delegate it to a blog post after, along with various accessories, we can now go over it here.

First up is the launch line up - which note is missing third party games like Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition - of first party games. From the PlayStation blog, your large AAA games will now cost $70, and smaller ones like Marvel's Spider-rMan: Miles Morales and Sackboy A Big Adventure will cost $50 and $60 respectively.

 
 
  • Astro’s Playroom (Japan Studio) – pre-installed on PS5
  • Demon’s Souls (Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio) – US$69.99/€79.99 
  • Destruction All Stars (Lucid Games / XDEV) – US$69.99/€79.99 
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Insomniac Games) – US$49.99/€59.99 
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure (Sumo Digital / XDEV) – US$59.99/€69.99 

Alongside that, Sony also announced a new set of accessories launching this November:

  • DualSense Wireless Controller – $69.99
  • DualSense Charging Station – A dual charger for the DualSense wireless controllers $29.99
  • HD Camera – Featuring dual 1080p lenses so that you can boradcast yourself along with gameplay if you so choose. $59.99
  • Media Remote – To navigate Netflix, Prime Video, HBO, Hulu, and the like easily $29.99
  • 3D wireless headset from Pulse - Supports 3D audio and has noise-cancelling microphones $99.99

If you're wanting to pick up the PlayStation 5, it will run you either $399 for the digital version or $499 for the full disk one, with pre-orders starting tomorrow. Additionally, at launch the PlayStation Plus Collection will be available for subscribers, letting them play a selection of PlayStation 4 games at no additional cost.

What do you think about Sony embracing $70 games? Do you think it is more justified then games with microtransactions doing so? Let us know in the comments below!


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Don Parsons
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I've been a gamer for years of various types starting with the Sega Genesis and Shining Force when I was young. If I'm not playing video games, I'm often roleplaying, reading, writing, or pondering things brought up by speculative fiction.