Wednesday, 21 October 2015 13:07

PS4 Price Plummet

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Already slightly ahead in the console race Sony announces new pricing incentives for those on the event-horizon of joining the current gen of home gaming hardware.

Worldwide and almost two years into the current generation console race, Sony has announced a major drop in pricing for the PlayStation 4.

From today the 500GB PS4 originally priced at AU$549.95 will be available in Australia at the new recommended retail price of AU$479.95 including GST.

Jim Ryan, SCEE president and CEO commented: “We are delighted to deliver the PS4 system at its best-ever value just in time for the holiday season, making it more accessible to a broader audience in Europe.” He went on to say, “With this year’s biggest blockbusters and next year’s best exclusives such as UNCHARTED 4: A Thief’s End set to thrill players, there has never been a better time to join the PS4 community. Also, watch out for an amazing range of Ultimate Player Edition Bundles including the 1TB PS4 and some of the biggest games of the year, offering even greater value.”
 
By comparison the 500GB Microsoft Xbox One can be purchased from some retailers in a bundle for 95 cents cheaper than the new PS4 pricing.

However once this new pricing filters through to retailers expect this disparity to flip.


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Mike Bantick

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Having failed to grow up Bantick continues to pursue his childish passions for creative writing, interactive entertainment and showing-off through adulthood. In 1994 Bantick began doing radio at Melbourne’s 102.7 3RRRFM, in 1997 transferring to become a core member of the technology show Byte Into It. In 2003 he wrote briefly for the The Age newspaper’s Green Guide, providing video game reviews. In 2004 Bantick wrote the news section of PC GameZone magazine. Since 2006 Bantick has provided gaming and tech lifestyle stories for iTWire.com, including interviews and opinion in the RadioactivIT section.

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