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Sony PlayStation 5 goes on sale, joining game console battle

Japanese company targets 'huge opportunity' in Southeast Asia

The PlayStation 5 is handed over Thursday to a customer who had reserved it ahead of the debut in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture. (Photo by Kei Higuchi)

TOKYO -- Sony unveiled its next-generation PlayStation 5 gaming console in major regions including Japan and the U.S. on Thursday, with the Japanese electronics group targeting Asia as a key market as it fights rivals for market share.

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