PS5 Standard Vs PS5 Digital Edition: Which To Buy? The PS5 consoles is finally here! However, Microsoft has also released the Xbox Series X. For PS5, we all know will be getting an option between a disc version and a digital version. If you’re are not sure on which one to buy between the Standard PS5 vs PS5 Digital Edition, we’ve got you covered.
What are the major differences between the Standard PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition?
The specs for the Standard PS5 and the PS5 Digital Edition are the are pretty much the same, you’ll get the same fast SSD, the same quality graphics, and more. There are three major differences between these two consoles.
1. Disc drive
The noticeable difference between the Standard PS5 and the PS5 Digital Edition is that the digital version dose not have a disc compartment hence you won’t be to play games that come on a disc. You’ll have to download the games online and store them directly on your console in order to play games on the PS5 Digital Edition.
The design of the two consoles differs, the disc version of the PS5 has a slight bulge at the bottom where the hard disc drive sits. PS5 Digital Edition design is a lot slimmer and well balanced.
The price for the standard PS5 is $499, while the digital version is $399.
Which PS5 Console Should You Buy?
Take a closer look at each console to see which one will be a good option, and then decide from there:
Why you should buy the Standard PS5 Version
- If you don’t have the best internet connection, get the Standard PS5. Downloading games might take long if you have poor internet connection.
- If you love to collect and play disc copies of your favorite games, you’re probably need to go with the Standard version of PS5.
- If you want to be able watch Ultra HD Blu-ray discs
Why you should buy PS5 Digital Edition?
- If your internet speeds is good, the PS5 Digital Edition is a great option for you.
- It’s the cheaper of the two consoles by about $50-100,
- Buying digital copies of PS5 games is also cheaper compared to disc version.
- If you’re only going to buy digital copies of PS5 games.
- If you will be able to transfer digital copies of PS4 games to the PS5 Digital Edition.
Well: Depending on how many games you download, or rather, how much you game, the 825GB SSD might be filled in no time. You may need to get an extra SSD.
DualSense wireless controller for the PlayStation 5
A futuristic new look
When you compare the PS5 DualSense controller to the PS4 controller, you’ll notice some clear differences in appearance. Above is an image of a PS5 DualSense controller.
Immersive haptic feedback
The new PlayStation 5 controller will come with haptic feedback. You’ll be able to feel the difference between various terrains. You can feel when you are driving through the mud and driving on a smooth road. You will also be able to feel the haptic feedback with other aspects of the game than just terrains.
The R2 and L2 buttons on the new PS5 DualSense controller will have adaptive triggers. The example that was used by PlayStation to demonstrate the importance of adaptive triggers involved drawing an arrow. You will be able to feel the difference when you shoot an arrow and when using the L2/R2 buttons on other task.
Create button to replace the Share button
With the new PS5 DualSense controller, the Share button will be replaced with a Create button.
The PS5 live event mentioned motion sensors but it is yet to comment further on the motion sensors and what they’re looking to do with them in the future.
Charging and battery life
PlayStation DualSense controller comes with a rechargeable battery. You will not need to swap batteries. PlayStation have yet to specify how long the battery life is going to be. I can’t wait to find out how long the battery will last in-game plays.
Speaker and microphone
The PS5 DualSense controller will come with its own built-in speaker and a microphone. The sounds can also impact the haptic feedback support as well.
How much will the PS5 controller cost?
On September 16, Sony announced the price and availability of the PS5 and the new PS5 controller. One controller will be shipped with the PlayStation 5 console and you can get a second for $69.99.
PS5 DualSense Charging Station
With the PS5 DualSense charging station, you can charge up to two DualSense controllers at the same time. You don’t have connect them to the PS5 console.
PS5 Pulse 3D Wireless Headset
The Pulse 3D wireless headset is Sony’s take on 3D audio, which is a big additive to the PS5 experience. The wireless PS5 headset is fine-tuned for 3D Audio on PlayStation 5 consoles. It has a dual noise cancelling microphone and a USB Type C charging port.
PS5 Media Remote
Easily control streaming services, movies and more on your PS5 console with an attractive layout. The PS5 Media Remote is the perfect addition to PS5, letting you control content from the comfort of your sofa. You will be able to start up the PS5, browse content, play or pause, adjust the volume, and more.
Pre-order now for $29.99
PS5 HD Camera
The PS5 HD Camera comes in handy if you’re a gamer streamer, who is keen on sharing views on games with audience in real-time as they play. Capture yourself with a sharp full HD dual wide angle lenses camera as you stream out your funny gaming moments. With the PS5 DualSense wireless controller’s create button, you can quickly create a broadcast or a recording of yourself and game plays.
The PS5 HD Camera will be launched alongside the PS5 console on November 12 for $59.99
The best PS5 games:
Below is a list of the most anticipated PS5 games. The games that made it onto this list are simply the games that have been hyped a lot.
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