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Sony announces PlayStation 5 Digital Edition

Two versions of next-gen console shown alongside 26 upcoming games

Sony has announced that it will be releasing two versions of the PlayStation 5: a standard edition, and a digital edition.

The hardware was shown for the first time today during a reveal showcase, with the two versions of the hardware shown side-by-side -- one with a disc drive, and one without.

The PlayStation 5 Digital Edition (left) and the standard PlayStation 5

The PlayStation 5 Digital Edition (left) and the standard PlayStation 5

Pricing details for the two systems have still not been provided, though it's likely the digital edition of the PS5 would be sold at a lower price point, similar to the Xbox One All-Digital Edition that Microsoft launched last year.

This first glimpse of the hardware was showcased alongside 26 upcoming titles that are planned for release on the PlayStation 5 from a mix of Sony's internal studios as well as third-parties.

Titles announced today from SIE Worldwide Studios and its second-party partners:

  • Astro's Playroom (Japan Studio)
  • Demon's Souls (Bluepoint Games / Japan Studio)
  • Destruction All Stars (Lucid Games / XDEV)
  • Gran Turismo 7 (Polyphony Digital)
  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games)
  • Marvel's Spider-Man Miles Morales (Insomniac Games)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games)
  • Returnal (Housemarque / XDEV)
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure (Sumo Digital / XDEV)

And games shown from third-party partners:

  • Bugsnax (Young Horses)
  • Deathloop (Bethesda)
  • Ghostwire: Tokyo (Bethesda)
  • Godfall (Gearbox Publishing / Counterplay Games)
  • Goodbye Volcano High (KO-OP)
  • Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online (Rockstar Games)
  • Hitman 3 (IO Interactive)
  • Jett: The Far Shore (Superbrothers)
  • Kena: Bridge of the Spirits (Ember Lab)
  • Little Devil Inside (Neostream Interactive)
  • NBA 2K21 (2K, Visual Concepts)
  • Oddworld Soulstorm (Oddworld Inhabitants)
  • Pragmata (Capcom)
  • Project Athia (Square Enix/Luminous Productions)
  • Resident Evil Village (Capcom)
  • Solar Ash (Annapurna Interactive / Heart Machine)
  • Stray (Annapurna / Blue Twelve Studio)
  • Tribes of Midgard (Gearbox Publishing / Norsfell)
  • The Pathless (Annapurna Interactive / Giant Squid)

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