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  • Writer's pictureCourt Lalonde

PS5 Slim is Coming This Holiday

Updated: Oct 14, 2023

PS5 SLIM Disc version and discless version
PS5 Slim

Announced on the PlayStation.Blog today, the PS5 Slim will be coming this holiday season. It comes with the same technology that is in the current models of the PS5 but with a slim design, along with an attachable Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive and a 1TB SSD for more internal storage.


The new PS5 has been reduced in volume by more than 30% and weight by 18% and 24% compared to the previous models. There are four separate cover panels, with the top portion in a glossy look while the bottom remains matte. The Ultra Blu-Ray Disc Drive can be purchased at a later date separately for 79.99 USD, but no CDN price has been released yet.

Detachable Disc Drive
Detachable Disc Drive

The new model will be available in November but no official date has been released. It will be available in select retailers across Canada and will be available in the US on

The recommended retail prices for the new PS5 model are as follows, beginning with the rollout in November at participating retailers.

  • U.S.

    • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 499.99 USD

    • PS5 Digital Edition – 449.99 USD

  • Europe

    • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 549.99 EUR

    • PS5 Digital Edition – 449.99 EUR

  • U.K.

    • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 479.99 GBP

    • PS5 Digital Edition – 389.99 GBP

A vertical stand will be sold separately at 29.99 USD | 29.99 EURO | 24.99 GBP.

Vertical Stand for PS5 Slim
PS5 Slim Vertical Stand

Specs for the PS5 Slim
PS5 Slim Specs


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