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PS5 release date, price latest: Good news Experts think PlayStation 5 WON'T be expensive (Pic: Daily Star)

It's been just over a week since the out-of-the-blue PlayStation 5 info dump from Wired, and already analysts are working hard at picking apart the information to reveal more about the console.

A load of information was dropped mid-April week when Wired published an article that saw Sony bigwig Mark Cerny blow the lid on what's happening with the next-gen hardware, ahead of what we're assuming will be a full reveal later this year.

In the initial article, the issue of price did not come up – it was more focused on more concrete things: PSVR, 8k graphics, backward compatibility and more besides.

Since then, though, we saw Wired writer Peter Rubin reveal the issue of price was raised with Cerny, and Rubin Published the exchange on Twitter.

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This information has been used by analysts to attempt to predict what sort of price point the PS5 will arrive with.

Pelham Smithers – of the Pelham Smithers Associates market research firm – reckons the PS5 will likely use the AMD Ryzen 3600G CPU, based on information Cerny has provided.

Smithers notes that the AMD Ryzen 3600G could sell for between $180 to $220 by the end of the 2019, making it an attractive option for Sony who would seek to market a console at roughly $399.

According to his estimates, then, this would mean the PS5 would debut at the same price as the PS4 was at launch – a massive $100 cheaper than what most estimates are positing.

This estimate is also far lower than Read More – Source

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