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PS5 Will Launch Globally This Year, First-Party Games On Track

Jim Ryan, president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, has revealed that the company plans on launching the PS5 globally this holiday season.

Global PS5 Launch Planned For Holiday 2020

The news comes following confirmation of the PS5 reveal event on June 4, where the format holder will be showcasing a number of games and (hopefully) the console’s design.

Speaking with GI.biz, Ryan confirmed that everything is on track regarding the new console’s release despite the global COVID-19 pandemic. What’s more, first-party games are also on schedule, which bodes well for consumers.

And finally, the people who make games. We, and our partners, seem to be coping really well. And so we are on track. We are going to launch this holiday and we’re going to launch globally. We’re really looking forward to it and it’s going to be a blast.

The PS5 has yet to attract a specific release date, but we’ll be sure to keep you updated.