In case you didn’t know, there are two variants to Sony’s next-gen console the PS5. There’s the digital-only version that retails for $399, and there’s the one with a Blu-ray disc drive that goes for $499. For some lucky PS5 digital edition buyers, it looks like they managed to save $100, as they got the disc version without shelling the extra $100!
Over on Twitter, multiple people have posted how they were accidentally sent the disc-based version even if they ordered the digital edition PS5.
So not only did my #PS5 get here today, but I got the wrong one. I ordered a digital edition, even the box says I got one, but I got the regular one. Thanks for the free 4k blu-ray player I guess 😂 pic.twitter.com/nuew1NWj7A
— ポテト (@wodykolfe) November 12, 2020
A couple of updates: Serial Numbers on the box and system do match and the console’s disc drive does work! pic.twitter.com/6cx6qkOPkP
— Corey Cudney (@CoreyCudney) November 12, 2020
Given how hard it is to get a PS5, I doubt these people would want to send theirs back to get the digital edition instead (and you got the more expensive version for free too).
For those who plan on buying a PS5, it looks like Sony included a “special gift” in it! Stay tuned to our PS5 game reviews hitting the site soon.
More PS5 Reading:
- Sony: Transition From PS4 to PS5 Will Take About 3 Years, Development on PS4 “Necessary”
- PS5 FAQ Published by Sony – Everything You Need to Know All in One Place
- PS5 Will Have “Game Presets” That Will Let Gamers Start Every Game With Their Preferred Settings