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@esmufc07 do you have that amazon link of PS5 where it was saying currently unavailable? You showed it last month.
Was looking for it I think they've taken it down
 

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So what is this going to do to the used game market? See prices fall for selling games 2nd hand due to not as many people being available as possible buyers, increase price due to less discs available? Cancel each other out and stay as it is?
 

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So what is this going to do to the used game market? See prices fall for selling games 2nd hand due to not as many people being available as possible buyers, increase price due to less discs available? Cancel each other out and stay as it is?
GAME finished. Even that ps plus collection is dangerous for them as Sony will add more games to it.

Digital is like half the sales. In a few years there will be publishers who just stop making discs. Just straight to digital.
 

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I really can't stand Game, they have been horrible since before Ashley bought them. Hopefully I can grab an Amazon or Argos pre-order tomorrow morning.
 

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If you're going digital, bear in mind that you're going to need an external hard drive pretty sharpish, which will level you you up with the physical drive machine, plus you'll be paying more on a game by game basis.

Over the life of these machines, digital only will be pretty brutal in terms of difference in cost.

@Mr Pigeon I think if Sony ever get the monoply with digital, they'll drive the prices up not down, personally.
 

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Presume we’ll be able to pre order the black version as well? Is there a confirmed time for when Amazon will start pre orders tomorrow?
 

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If you're going digital, bear in mind that you're going to need an external hard drive pretty sharpish, which will level you you up with the physical drive machine, plus you'll be paying more on a game by game basis.

Over the life of these machines, digital only will be pretty brutal in terms of difference in cost.

@Mr Pigeon I think if Sony ever get the monoply with digital, they'll drive the prices up not down, personally.
You install games on the disc Console, so you’d need a external HDD on the disc version too.

And you can end up paying less. I think people need to do research. Buy codes from ShopTo or cdkeys and the games cost the same as a physical disc. Just like you buy Xbox game codes from cd keys. Only problem is you can’t resell, but I haven’t sold a game since 2006. That was dead or alive. It annoyed me like @Mr Pigeon did.
 

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If you're going digital, bear in mind that you're going to need an external hard drive pretty sharpish, which will level you you up with the physical drive machine, plus you'll be paying more on a game by game basis.

Over the life of these machines, digital only will be pretty brutal in terms of difference in cost.

@Mr Pigeon I think if Sony ever get the monoply with digital, they'll drive the prices up not down, personally.
HDD part is true for Disc drive as well. To be honest PS store has great deals ( not as good as physical) but still it's not a bad option if you don't use blu ray disc
 

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Presume we’ll be able to pre order the black version as well? Is there a confirmed time for when Amazon will start pre orders tomorrow?
Only the white version is official so far.
 

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Presume we’ll be able to pre order the black version as well? Is there a confirmed time for when Amazon will start pre orders tomorrow?
I thought there was a black version last week. turned out it was a picture with a huge amount of shadow. real shame, it looked great
 

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Presume we’ll be able to pre order the black version as well? Is there a confirmed time for when Amazon will start pre orders tomorrow?
Was there mention of a black version by Sony? I was wondering also but thought it was still speculation or whatever.
 

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Apologies all, I thought the black version pictures I’d seen online were official.

As they’re not I won’t be pre-ordering the white one since it’ll be a real eye sore in my set up.
 

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I thought there was a black version last week. turned out it was a picture with a huge amount of shadow. real shame, it looked great
Kind of baffling Sony haven't given us that option given it's been black since the PS2.
 

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You install games on the disc Console, so you’d need a external HDD on the disc version too.

And you can end up paying less. I think people need to do research. Buy codes from ShopTo or cdkeys and the games cost the same as a physical disc. Just like you buy Xbox game codes from cd keys. Only problem is you can’t resell, but I haven’t sold a game since 2006. That was dead or alive. It annoyed me like @Mr Pigeon did.
HDD part is true for Disc drive as well. To be honest PS store has great deals ( not as good as physical) but still it's not a bad option if you don't use blu ray disc
That's interesting. Didn't know you had keys for console in the same way as PC. Stand corrected there. Does that mean you can get old games for cheap on keys, too? If that's the case, it does level out against the used physical games market.

No disc gives me the heebee jeebees!
 

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That's interesting. Didn't know you had keys for console in the same way as PC. Stand corrected there. Does that mean you can get old games for cheap on keys, too? If that's the case, it does level out against the used physical games market.

No disc gives me the heebee jeebees!
No. But the £50 credit you can buy for £40. £60 for £50 etc it’s always tenner less.
 

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Not sure what the feeling is here, but DON'T buy the digital console. You're locking yourself to PSN for the next 7 years. Limiting your options and not being able to selll games back/buy used.

If you game a decent amount, you'll EASILY make up that £100 dfference.
 

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Not sure what the feeling is here, but DON'T buy the digital console. You're locking yourself to PSN for the next 7 years. Limiting your options and not being able to selll games back/buy used.

If you game a decent amount, you'll EASILY make up that £100 dfference.
As a frugal gamer, this is true. However as someone who care about the environment reduction of use of plastics is a good thing.

Also don't be surprised if Sony and MS start cracking down on sites that sell cheap digital currency/subscription codes.
 

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Not sure what the feeling is here, but DON'T buy the digital console. You're locking yourself to PSN for the next 7 years. Limiting your options and not being able to selll games back/buy used.

If you game a decent amount, you'll EASILY make up that £100 dfference.
Sort him out @esmufc07.
 

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I think I may wait on the PS5 until the black version comes out. That white one is giving me 2003 concept vibes.
 

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So what is this going to do to the used game market? See prices fall for selling games 2nd hand due to not as many people being available as possible buyers, increase price due to less discs available? Cancel each other out and stay as it is?
Yes, although broadly speaking prices will remain higher as digital becomes dominant Sony controls the price. There is always the downward pressure from used but instead of it being 20% used Vs 20% digital it's 5% used Vs 60% digital

* Numbers are made up
 

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Not sure what the feeling is here, but DON'T buy the digital console. You're locking yourself to PSN for the next 7 years. Limiting your options and not being able to selll games back/buy used.

If you game a decent amount, you'll EASILY make up that £100 dfference.
I have a PS4 digital edition (disc drive is broken, need to fix it).

It's alright
 

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I really can't make up my mind between physical and digital. I haven't bought a physical game for years, don't really resale and I enjoy the convenience of digital yet I'm still feeling uneasy about the digital-only. I think its made for people like me though, that's the cost of two brand new launch games!
 

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I really can't make up my mind between physical and digital. I haven't bought a physical game for years, don't really resale and I enjoy the convenience of digital yet I'm still feeling uneasy about the digital-only. I think its made for people like me though, that's the cost of two brand new launch games!
Do you watch 4k blu rays? If you do, then disc is the way to go.