The Ultimate Guide to Finding a PS5 and Fast!
PlayStation 5 Game Prices
PS5 game prices range from around AU $70 to $120, depending on the retailer and the game’s publisher. It pays to shop around as Amazon, Big W and Target often have the cheapest day one prices.
You can always purchase and pre-order games digitally via the PlayStation Store app on console and smartphone. But these games are always listed at the full RRP unless the digital storefront is running a sale.
PlayStation 5 Console Price
The PlayStation 5 is available in two different versions: the PS5 Console and the PS5 Digital Edition. The PS5 Console plays PS5 games via disc and supports PS4 games and Blu-ray discs. In Australia, it’s priced at RRP $749.
The PS5 Digital Edition is the same great console with a reduced price as disc support is removed from the equation. You can still play the complete section of games, movies and TV shows, but they must be purchased digitally via the console’s PlayStation Store. The PS5 Digital Edition is available at RRP $599.
In Australia, the PlayStation 5 is priced at RRP $749. The digital edition is priced at RRP $599. With the stock of both consoles being extremely limited, it will be some time before we can expect these prices to drop, if at all.
Both consoles play the same games and offer the same performance. The only difference is that one model has a disc drive, so it carries a high price.
The PS5 Digital Edition is $150 cheaper, but can’t play physical discs. Instead, you have to purchase them digitally and often at a higher price. Weigh up the options and decide what’s right for you.
With a bit of luck and a lot of effort, it’s possible to buy a PS5 in store. So call around to stores and hope another gamer has failed to collect their pre-order. Otherwise, follow retailers and buy groups on social media to be notified of upcoming availability. Asking in-store can also be a solution, Harvery Norman offer a waitlist and will put your details down and contact you once new stock is available.