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Rumor – PS5 Release Date In Europe Could Be Delayed Or Brought Forward Due To COVID-19 Lockdowns

Sony Interactive Entertainment is reportedly considering delaying or bumping the PS5 release date in select European countries due to the recent lockdown measures that are being put in place.

England, for example, is set to enter a nationwide lockdown this Thursday in a bid to combat increased infection rates.

PS5 Release Date Set to Move Due to COVID-19 Lockdowns?

The news comes via Reddit user The Neen, who was contacted by GAME UK and informed that Sony is looking to change the release date due to the lockdowns being imposed in UK, France and Germany. You can see the thread below.

The PS5 release date is currently set for November 19 in the UK and Europe, with the US and Japan getting the console on November 12. Sony recently contacted customers to say that order processing will begin soon.

Sony last week detailed the various accessibility options available for the DualSense controller, which you can read up on here.

[Source – Reddit via NeoGAF]