PS5 showcase event announced for September 16

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Sony has just announced that it will host a PS5 showcase on Wednesday, September 16. The event is set to be focused on "some of the great games coming to PS5 (opens in new tab) at launch (and beyond!)", although it feels safe to assume that we will also find out the PS5 price (opens in new tab) and have a PS5 release date (opens in new tab) confirmed. 

The PS5 showcase will come in at around 40 minutes, Sony has confirmed (opens in new tab) in an official blogpost, and will feature updates on the upcoming PS5 games (opens in new tab) from a number of its Worldwide studios and "world-class development partners". That means we should expect to see more of Spider-Man: Miles Morales (opens in new tab), Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart (opens in new tab), as well as some of the other titles we know to be in existence such as Bluepoint's Demon's Souls remake (opens in new tab) and Gran Turismo 7 (opens in new tab). There will probably be some surprises in store too. 

Microsoft revealed the Xbox Series X price (opens in new tab) and release date last week, as well as its more affordable next-gen entry-point in the Xbox Series S (opens in new tab). That means all eyes are now on Sony now to respond. 

The PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition (opens in new tab) is expected to launch this November, and we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect. We've rounded up a list of the suspected PS5 launch games (opens in new tab) and we've even got some early info on PS5 pre-orders (opens in new tab)

Now we'll just need to Tune in live on Twitch or YouTube this Wednesday at 1pm PDT / 9pm BST / 10pm CEST to see what's next for PS5 and to, hopefully, find out how much this thing will cost.

Josh West
UK Managing Editor, GamesRadar+

Josh West is the UK Managing Editor of GamesRadar+. He has over 10 years experience in online and print journalism, and holds a BA (Hons) in Journalism and Feature Writing. Prior to starting his current position, Josh has served as GR+'s Features Editor and Deputy Editor of games™ magazine, and has freelanced for numerous publications including 3D Artist, Edge magazine, iCreate, Metal Hammer, Play, Retro Gamer, and SFX. Additionally, he has appeared on the BBC and ITV to provide expert comment, written for Scholastic books, edited a book for Hachette, and worked as the Assistant Producer of the Future Games Show. In his spare time, Josh likes to play bass guitar and video games. Years ago, he was in a few movies and TV shows that you've definitely seen but will never be able to spot him in.