PS4 Pro Price Drop, PS5 Black Friday Deals and Launch Offers

Along with others, the PS5 Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2020 starting on November 27 this year, the biggest weekend of online deals in the US & UK coincides conveniently with Sony’s mid-generational console updates.

Sony launched PlayStation® 5 on November 12th, 2020 and they have revealed PlayStation 5 prices. PS4 Pro, as expected, is going to get heavy Black Friday discounts.

PlayStation® 5 Specifications

Model PlayStation 5
Processor8-core AMD Ryzen Zen 2-architecture CPU at up to 3.5GHz
GraphicsAMD Navi/RDNA 2-family GPU with 36 CU up to 2.23 GHz (10.3 TFLOPS, FP unit unknown)
Video memory16GB GDDR6 with 256-bit interface (448GB/sec)
Storage825GB SSD at 5.5-9GB/sec; NVMe SSD slot; support for USB HDD
Optical driveYes, 4K Blu-ray
Maximum output resolution8K 60fps; 4K 120fps
Audio3D, accelerated by custom Tempest Engine hardware; for headphones only at launch, supplemented by virtual surround for speaker audio
New controller featuresHaptic feedback, adaptive triggers, USB-C connector
VR supportYes, compatible with PSVR headset
Console streamingYes (Remote Play)
Streaming apps at launchApple TV Plus, Netflix, Spotify, Twitch, YouTube
Backward compatibilityPS4 games
Subscription tie-inPS Now
Dimensions15.4 x 4.1 (3.6) x 10.2 in/390 x 104 (92) x 260 mm
Release dateNov. 12
PriceWith optical drive: $500, £450, AU$750; without optical drive: $400, £360, AU$600
 PS5 Black Friday Deals and Launch Offers

PlayStation 5 starts at $399 for 1TB version without optical drive. It will cost an extra $100 for the optical drive version. No discounts are announced on PS 5 yet but Sony is surely going to offer a heavy discount to combat Xbox’s competitive pricing. PS4 Pro, on the other hand, is expected to have heavy discounts.

PS4 Pro Black Friday Discounts

PS4 Pro Black Friday Discounts

There’s two main reasons that lead us to believe the standard PS4 Pro console will be heavily discounted on Black Friday:

  • Sony will be looking to maximise sales of old hardware.
  • Retailers will be looking to clear out old stock to make way for the new PS5 models, which are arriving shortly before Black Friday.

We predict the standard PS4 Pro 1TB to be slashed from $499 to $249-$300 on Black Friday, representing a 40%-50% discount. The PS4 Slim 1TB version, could fall as low as $199.

Use this table to check the Black Friday pricing and deals

PreviewProduct InfoCheck Deal
B07K14XKZHSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Black (PS4 Pro) by SonyCheck Deal
B08GPDSBF2Playstation 4 Pro 2TB Gaming Console with DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Bundle, 4K HDR PS4 Pro 2TB Storage HDD Enhanced by Mytrix by MytrixCheck Deal
B085TCCXMMPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Bundle (Renewed) by Sony Interactive Entertainment LLCCheck Deal
B082VX9TLLSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console Bundle W / Marvel's Spider-Man: Game of The Year Edition | Blu-ray Disc Player | Wi-Fi | AMD Processor | HDMI Cable by SonyCheck Deal
B089FMM133PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Limited Edition The Last of Us Part 2 Console Bundle - Black by SonyCheck Deal
B07YLCSHTPPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Bundle by Sony Interactive Entertainment LLCCheck Deal
B07KKPLRH7New Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Red Dead Redemption 2 Console Bundle with HDR Technology for 4K TV Gaming - Jet Black by SonyCheck Deal
B082HNBJXYNewest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Bundle W /Game :Marvel's Spider-Man: Game of The Year Edition by SonyCheck Deal
B07L86B12MPlayStation 4 Pro Console with A Dual-Shock Controller and HDMI Cable, Stream 4K Video Capable for up to 4 Players- Jet Black by PlaystationCheck Deal
B08GRZFWPYPS4 Playstation 4 Pro 1TB Console with Ghost of Tsushima Pro 1TB Jet Black 4K HDR Gaming Console, DualShock 4 Wireless Controller and Game by PS4Check Deal
B0828SJX5SSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Two Controller Bundle: PlayStation 4 1TB Pro Console Jet Black, 2 DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless Controllers by PlaystationCheck Deal
B082L536MNMytrix Playstation 4 Pro 2TB SSHD Console with Dualshock 4 Wireless Controller Bundle, 4K HDR, Playstation Pro Enhanced with Solid State Hybrid Drive by mytrixCheck Deal
B077QT6K94SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More by SonyCheck Deal
B08G3RH2MBMytrix Playstation 4 Slim 2TB Console with DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Bundle, Playstation Enhanced by Mytrix by MytrixCheck Deal
B07YBX9F4VPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Limited Edition Console - Death Stranding Bundle by PlayStationCheck Deal
B082VXS31XNewest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Bundle W / DualShock Wireless Controller by SonyCheck Deal
B082XWNFRMPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Euro Version+ Fortnite Deluxe Bundle US Edition, w/HESVAP US Adapter by HesvapCheck Deal
B08HJPYKHQPS4 Playstation 4 Pro 1TB Console with Madden NFL 21 Pro 1TB Jet Black 4K HDR Gaming Console, Wireless Controller and NFL 21 Game Disc by PS4Check Deal
B079YDY7P2Sony - PlayStation 4 Pro Console (3002470) Jet Black - 1TB - Renewed by Sony $398.95Check Deal
B07MLWLYCNSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB White (PS4) by SonyCheck Deal

PS5 Black Friday Discounts

PS5 Black Friday Discounts

The PS5 was released on November 12. It’s unlikely that the PS5 consoles will be heavily discounted during Black Friday as they are so new to the market.

The main deals we expect to see on these mid-generation consoles are bundle deals. For the PS5 consoles themselves, we predict discounts in the range of 10 – 15%. A PS5 Slim console for $349 on Black Friday is optimistic but not impossible.

Retailers will be looking to shift old consoles before offering big reductions on the newest Playstation consoles.

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What did we base these prices on?

As well as the reasons outlined above, we analysed: Black Friday 2019 & 2018 Playstation deals, trends in console prices over time and we also compared the launch price of the PS5 to previous consoles.

PreviewProduct InfoCheck Deal
B07K14XKZHSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Black (PS4 Pro) by SonyCheck Deal
B08GPDSBF2Playstation 4 Pro 2TB Gaming Console with DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Bundle, 4K HDR PS4 Pro 2TB Storage HDD Enhanced by Mytrix by MytrixCheck Deal
B085TCCXMMPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Bundle (Renewed) by Sony Interactive Entertainment LLCCheck Deal
B082VX9TLLSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console Bundle W / Marvel's Spider-Man: Game of The Year Edition | Blu-ray Disc Player | Wi-Fi | AMD Processor | HDMI Cable by SonyCheck Deal
B089FMM133PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Limited Edition The Last of Us Part 2 Console Bundle - Black by SonyCheck Deal
B07YLCSHTPPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Bundle by Sony Interactive Entertainment LLCCheck Deal
B07KKPLRH7New Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Red Dead Redemption 2 Console Bundle with HDR Technology for 4K TV Gaming - Jet Black by SonyCheck Deal
B082HNBJXYNewest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Bundle W /Game :Marvel's Spider-Man: Game of The Year Edition by SonyCheck Deal
B07L86B12MPlayStation 4 Pro Console with A Dual-Shock Controller and HDMI Cable, Stream 4K Video Capable for up to 4 Players- Jet Black by PlaystationCheck Deal
B08GRZFWPYPS4 Playstation 4 Pro 1TB Console with Ghost of Tsushima Pro 1TB Jet Black 4K HDR Gaming Console, DualShock 4 Wireless Controller and Game by PS4Check Deal
B0828SJX5SSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Two Controller Bundle: PlayStation 4 1TB Pro Console Jet Black, 2 DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless Controllers by PlaystationCheck Deal
B082L536MNMytrix Playstation 4 Pro 2TB SSHD Console with Dualshock 4 Wireless Controller Bundle, 4K HDR, Playstation Pro Enhanced with Solid State Hybrid Drive by mytrixCheck Deal
B077QT6K94SONY PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console, Light & Slim PS4 System, 1TB Hard Drive, All the Greatest Games, TV, Music & More by SonyCheck Deal
B08G3RH2MBMytrix Playstation 4 Slim 2TB Console with DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Bundle, Playstation Enhanced by Mytrix by MytrixCheck Deal
B07YBX9F4VPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Limited Edition Console - Death Stranding Bundle by PlayStationCheck Deal
B082VXS31XNewest Sony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Bundle W / DualShock Wireless Controller by SonyCheck Deal
B082XWNFRMPlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Euro Version+ Fortnite Deluxe Bundle US Edition, w/HESVAP US Adapter by HesvapCheck Deal
B08HJPYKHQPS4 Playstation 4 Pro 1TB Console with Madden NFL 21 Pro 1TB Jet Black 4K HDR Gaming Console, Wireless Controller and NFL 21 Game Disc by PS4Check Deal
B079YDY7P2Sony - PlayStation 4 Pro Console (3002470) Jet Black - 1TB - Renewed by Sony $398.95Check Deal
B07MLWLYCNSony PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB White (PS4) by SonyCheck Deal

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