PS5 to launch mid-November, Xbox Series X to go first – report

Microsoft could be the first to kick off the next-generation of consoles, if this new report is to be believed.

August is almost over and we nonetheless don’t have exact launch dates for both the Xbox Collection X, or the PlayStation 5. Costs for both console have additionally but to be revealed.

Microsoft has already confirmed a November launch goal for Collection X, whereas Sony is sticking to the extra nebulous vacation window for PS5. Based on VGC, this can be as a result of Microsoft intends to go first.

VGC cites retail and improvement sources in saying that Xbox Collection X will launch within the first week of November. Sony, alternatively, is believed to have booked advertising and marketing spend within the UK for the seven days starting November 13, which signifies that PS5 will launch between November 13-20.

As VGC factors out, it’s nonetheless unclear whether or not PS5 will launch on the identical day worldwide, or comply with a staggered launch like PS4. The latter appears unlikely, however logistical issues introduced on by the coronavirus could find yourself forcing Sony’s hand. In PS4’s case, Europe needed to wait two weeks after the console had launched in North America.

Though PS5 and Xbox Collection X manufacturing is nicely underway, each platform holders concern delivery channels may very well be disrupted, which can end in a restricted provide within the essential first few weeks. There’s at all times the choice of delivery the models by air, which is quicker however clearly prices extra.

In both case, each Sony and Microsoft are being very cautious, which VGC sources cite as the explanation why stable particulars have been slim.

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