Sony PlayStation 5 Common Questions in Kenya

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The PlayStation 5 in Kenya will be released on November 19, 2020.

  1. How much will PS5 cost in Kenya?
  • The ps5 digital version price in Kenya is Ksh.41,000 while the blu-ray disc drive version is Ksh.51,000. Sony finally announced.

2. How will the ps5 console and controller design look like?

  • Sony finally shared images of the PS5 controller and also the ps5 design. The controller has been named the dual sense since players will be able to feel through the pad when certain activities are performed in the game and it will also enable players to chat with friends without a headset. The console design has been inspired by the need for a unique console that is bold, stunning, and unlike any previous generation of PlayStation. This is according to Sony; Ref Playstation blog

3. Backward Compatibility

  • There are suggestions that the ps5 console will be able to play PS4 games. And for that reason, sony on 20/3/2020 confirmed that most Ps4 games especially popular titles will be able to be played in the PS5. For PS3, PS2, and PS1, there isn’t much news about the compatibility, this is according to an article on PlayStation US, “Reference Playstation blog article“.

4. Will the PS5 have physical disc games?

  • Yes. It is now confirmed that there will be two types of ps5 consoles, one will support disc drive while the other will be a digital edition. The two variations will not affect the gameplay.

5. What are the specs of the ps5?

  • This is among the most asked questions but fortunately, Sony recently announced some of the specs that will be on the PlayStation 5. The specs include hardware and technical components. Ultra-high-speed SSD, integrated custom I/O system, custom AMD GPU with ray tracing, and highly immersive 3D audio. Mark Cerny, the lead system architect for PS5 also revealed that PS5 will allow developers to maximize their creativity.

6. What games will be available for the PS5?

Confirmed games are:

i) Grand Theft Auto 5 which will have enhanced features,

ii) Spider-man miles Morales,

iii) Horizon Forbidden West,

iv) Gran Turismo 7,

v) Demon’s Souls remake,

vi) Ghostwire,

vii) Godfall,

viii) Hitman 3

ix) NBA 2K21,

x) Project Athia,

xi) Deathloop,

xii) Resident Evil Village,

xiii) Progmata,

And the usual sports games like FIFA 21 and some indie games.

7.What will be the price of PS5 games in Kenya?

Estimate of KES 8,000 -10,000. This will vary with different retailers.

In conclusion, Which console will you pick? Digital or the one which will support a disc drive. The next question is the price of the games. Buy PS5 games at cheaper prices.