According to the two updated product pages, the PS5 will be launched in North America ahead of the rest of the world and could be part of a staggered global rollout.
This is speculated since the trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was released earlier this week, which was uploaded to the official PlayStation Youtube channel. The trailer breaks various digital versions of the game, and Riaan van Wyk as a Twitter user OK Back then PS5 The version of the game will appear in the United States and Canada on the 2020 holiday and in the “rest of the world” in the second half of 2020.
Original version of the trailer It is set to private, And that Re-uploaded version This message has been deleted. However Black Ops Cold War website The PlayStation 5 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will be released in the US and Canada on Holiday 2020 and the rest of the world in the second half of 2020.
Recently, the release window UK version of Sony’s PS5 product page It changed from the 2020 holiday to the second half of 2020. Wayback machine Make sure the page in the United Kingdom displayed the start of the 2020 vacation a few weeks ago, And the US page Still say holiday 2020. This is alongside the delay outlined in the attracted Black Ops Cold War trailers. The staggered release of Black Ops Cold War may extend to the game itself, but Sony’s page reflects this timeline, making PS5 more likely to come to North America than elsewhere. I will. How soon we are not sure, but probably within a few weeks.
In an interview in May Game industry“We’re launching this holiday and launching it globally,” said Sony CEO Jim Ryan. last monthEric Lempel, Sony’s senior vice president and global marketing head, said, “We’re planning to launch this year. These statements mean that consoles will be available in all regions by the end of the year, even if PS5’s release is slightly off. This is not a big surprise considering how the PS4 arrived in the PAL area two weeks after it arrived in North America, but in Japan it’s been a few months. It’s been a while, and I hope the global release of PS5 will be a little tighter.
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Ubisoft recently posted a claim and quickly removed it Note that PS5 backward compatibility does not support PS3, PS2, and PS1 games.