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Sony to launch PS5 for $499, teeing up fight with Microsoft

New console to debut on Nov 12 as coronavirus drives demand for home gaming

Sony has prepared a strong lineup of game titles for its PS5 console launch, including Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales. (Photo courtesy of Sony)

TOKYO -- Sony will debut its next-generation gaming console PlayStation 5 on Nov. 12 for $499, the company said Thursday, setting up a head-to-head battle with Microsoft and its latest version of the Xbox.

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