In an extreme case of getting more than what you paid for, there are multiple reports of PlayStation 5 Digital Editions shipping with Blu-ray drives. While the two models of Sony’s next-gen system are identical in terms of hardware, the platform holder is offering a cheaper alternative for those who purely want to purchase software from the PS Store. You can find out more about the differences between the SKUs through here: PS5 Digital Edition vs Standard PS5: What's the Difference?
But last week there were reports of PS5 Digital Editions shipping with a Blu-ray drive included, and now we’ve seen even more examples emerge, like this post on Reddit:
And this post on Twitter:
We doubt anyone will be too disappointed at not receiving a PS5 Digital Edition, as aside from aesthetics, you’re actually getting a better deal with the standard PS5 – and saving around $100 in the process. We imagine there’ll be more examples of this later in the week when the European launch rolls around. Some people have all the luck, eh?