Sony PlayStation 5: Price, Features, and Launch Date in Nigeria

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The Sony PS5 is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated gaming consoles in Nigeria, and other countries of the world. However, a lot of questions have been asked whether this PS5 is worth the noise. The Sony PS5 will eventually be pricey just like its predecessors. However, after some months of long wait, Sony has finally revealed when they'll be launching the PS5 in Nigeria alongside its price tag.


How much can you buy the Sony PS5 in Nigeria?


Sony is competing with its greatest rival, Microsoft's Xbox Series X both in price, and in features. However, during the launching event, Sony revealed the PS5 game console will cost ₦191,000(roughly $500). This price might get up to ₦200,000 depending on where you're buying it from, but you can get it for the exact price through pre-order.


When will they release Sony PS5 in Nigeria


Sony PS5 game console was launched and released on November 12, 2020, in the USA and other European countries, but it'll be available for sale in Nigeria from 19 November 2020. Sony seems to be going head-to-head with Microsoft's Xbox Series X as the PS5 was released just two days after the launching of Xbox Series X (10 November).


New added features on the Sony PS5


Sony just like Microsoft is upgrading the PS5 by adding exclusive games that will attract fans to buy the latest PS5. Yesterday (16/09/2020) during the launching event, Sony teased that the PS5 release will see the upcoming of new games. Some of these games which we found more exciting include 2018 Good of War, the latest Final Fantasy XVI, and a host of other games.

Sony also revealed their PlayStation Plus subscription which would be for ₦3,800 ($9.99) per month, ₦9,500 ($25) for 3 months, and ₦23,000 ($60) annually.


Where can I purchase the Sony PS5 in Nigeria?


Currently, the PS5 is already available for pre-order on Sony's official website and approved retailer's store. In Nigeria, the PS5 game console will be available for sale on Jumia, Konga, and other leading online stores from November 19, 2020. For offline purchase, you can be able to buy the PS5 from December at any top market, Shop, or any Sony store close to you.


Sony PS5: Some facts and Features


The Sony PS5 is the latest and reigning model of the Sony PlayStation console which comes directly after the PS4 and PS4 Pro.


What Games are Compatible on the PS5?


The Sony PS5 is a versatile games console and you'll be able to enjoy loads of both new and old games on the PS5. Though the full list of games has not been revealed yet by Sony, we've gathered some list of games that play on the PS4 and will probably play on the latest PS5. Some of these games include Grand Theft Auto 5 enhanced, Hitman 3, Resident Evil 8, Spider-Man, Godfall Horizon, PES Football, and lots more.

Although backwards compatibility testing is still on, we expect over 90% of PS4 games to play on the latest PS5.


Some of PS5's Specs


The Sony PlayStation 5 game console is powered by an eight-core AMD Zen 2 CPU, working along with AMD RDNA 2-based GPU. On the storage side, the Sony PS5 offers 825GB SSD inbuilt storage and 5.5GB per second performance. 

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