Playstation 4 Price and Ordering Info

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PS4 Pricing and Cost
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PS4 Price:
$327.00USA
£271 UK
€349 EUR

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A year and a half after the official release of both the Xbox One and the PS4, we've seen the Xbox One already slash it's price $50. Could the PS4 be far behind? As of February 2015, Sony has stated that NO price cut is planned for the PlayStation 4. If you want it, better get the $400 together.

To figure out the price based on hardware, we can compare it to what it would be like if someone were to build a computer with similar specifications as the console is essentially made up of computer components. We know that the PlayStation 4 will feature an AMD 8-core processor with a 1.84 TFLOPS Radeon-based graphics engine. In addition, it will sport 8 GB GDDR5 memory, a built-in hard drive and a Blu-ray/DVD drive running at 6x and 8x speed, respectively.

Let's start with the processor; AMD sells an 8-core processor on its own website for $160. It also sells the 2 TFLOPS Radeon HD 6870 for another $145, which also has 2 GB of GDDR5 memory. Though it is more powerful than the PlayStation 4 with 2 TFLOPS, it has a quarter of the memory expected for the console, so we can even out the difference in price. Hard drives for the PlayStation 3 ranged in a number of sizes, but the PS4 will come with a 500GB hard drive. This can cost anywhere between $100 and $150, depending on the brand name and speed. Finally, a Blu-ray/DVD drive for a computer would run about another $50 on average.

Playstation 4 Price and Cost DetailsWith these basic components, a similarly-equipped computer would cost about $450 to $505, depending on the website or store you buy each item from. This kind of price is actually within the confines of what Asahi, a well-known Japanese publication, guessed the cost of the PlayStation 4 would be.

When you look back at the PlayStation 3, which released for about $600, it makes sense that Sony would not want to repeat this mistake; with such a high price, sales suffered as gamers were too hesitant to spend such a fee on a console. $399 was a smart move on their part, that's for sure.

In terms of the lower price this time around, Sony Worldwide Studios vice president Michael Denny has been quoted as saying "We want a system that can reach as broad a gaming audience as possible. We have created a console absolutely focused on gamers – and we want that to be gamers in the broadest sense as well."

What this means is that Sony realizes the pricing mistakes it made on the PlayStation 3 by originally pricing the console not only out of reach for casual gamers but hardcore gamers as well. It's nice to see that they haven't made the same mistake twice. Another smart move on Sony's part was keeping games at the same price and not restricting the use of pre-owned games. Since the PS4 comes with a decently sized hard drive, an HDMI cable, and the controller, there won't be any required accessory purchase out of the box.

It's been over a year now since the console released and we've seen no price drops. That being said, various bundles have surfaced during the holiday season. The announcement of a 20th Anniversary PS4 has also brought a new stylized design into the fold. While Xbox has since lowered their price and made the Kinect optional, PS4 still continues to sell strong. It's all thanks to Sony's wise decision to keep the system priced at something far more reasonable than PS3's launch price.

PlayStation 4 fans, keep your eyes on not only this page, but PS4 Experts in general for up-to-date PS4 pricing news!

Article by - Joshua Phillips
Insert Date: 03/11/2013
Article Updated: 12/19/14

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Megalomania?

the only reason someone would say that is if they were a child. One day you will be an over weight 40 year old living in there parents basement with nothing to even show that they existed, that is if you are not already over weight and/or a pedophile only a looser would think this was appropriate at all you are a sad sad person and should be ashamed of your self.

You say poor people but yet

You say poor people but yet it was the poor people that made most of this Possible

spoiled rich kids

We all don't have a mommy or daddy to buy us a PS4. Maybe if you actually knew the value of hard work and the value of a dollar, you would have a different opinion

Not alot of people can afford

Not alot of people can afford a $700 gaming console, especially with the way the economy is because of Obama. So the only way you can afford it is if someone rich buys it for you or if you are rich yourself.

That is the dumbest thing I

That is the dumbest thing I have ever heard. You won't be able to afford the Playstation 4 because of Obama!!! Really!!!

Obama is Boss

YOU ARE STUPID. You do know that wars cost money right?!?!?! Bush put you Americans into TWO wars, not one but TWO. Now there are disabled veterans asking for money, broken families asking for money, and basically the whole country is getting back on its feet. Do you know who is picking up the country back to its feet? Obama that's who. Here's a metaphor if you can at least understand those. Obama was basically born into a poor family and is trying to support his family and make it proud. The family is the U.S economy and Obama is the kid that's leading the family to a better life. Future presidents will look up to him.

Are you serious?

Haha, ur hilarious, obama sucks, 6 trillion dollars in debt in 4 years? Ur right, thts awesome, everyone will want to be just like tht, and make people buy things like health insurance or else they'll get taxed which is illegal in the u.s, but ur right, he's the ideal role model, idiot. And he's not doing a thing for veterans, u obviously have no idea whats going on, two of my friends parents are disabled because of IED's (one had both his legs blown off, and the other is missing an arm, leg, and eye) and they get no support what so ever. Bush wasn't that great of a president, he did some very stupid things, but he's still a ton better then obama. Would you rather lose 4 trillion dollars in 8 years (bush) or 6 trillion in just 4 years (obama). I don't know what you're being told in your country, but i can tell you, atleast half of it is wrong.

Too funny!

Yeah, that is funny. I guess you are one of those that think Bush had nothing to do with the economy. It is well known and documented that Obama was handed one of the worst economies ever. And, whether you know it or not (and I think not since obviously you don't read or watch the news)the economy is improving. Some people are just idiots.

Son, I'm dissapoint.

I'll pay 400$ that's all and it'll cost just that amount of money. I despise Kids, Kids who got rapped and abused by grand fathers and uncles.

Seriously?

Who do you think is assembling the PS4 right now? Jack Wagon!

to the idiot

to the idiot who despises poor people they make up the majority you idiot.its not that they are poor its just that they are over billed and under paid everyone deserves to be able to afford entertainment not just upper class.so representing all the lower class get a brain and a life.

no common

you moron,wish god burning you and your Ayn Rand in the hell .

your retarded

yes u are -_-....stupid republican

Your dumb

Guess what guys, we have genius democrat here! Awesome!

actually probably some yuppie from cali

This scumbag is probably some idiot from California that hasn't earned anything in his pathetic existence they sound like they have never been poor.

rude

dude rude I wouldn't pay 700$ for a ps4 I'd pay 500$ to mabey 650 that's about it 700 not worth it unless it came with two controllers and all that good stuff and like a yr membership

Swap the new ps3

Swap the new ps3 slim with FIFA 13 and unchanted 3 for ps4 :)

Playstations

I have had all play stations but ps1. And I have been ridiculously happy with their output... From grand theft auto to call of duty playstation has done great... And I will pay for ps4 for whatever price it comes out for

Tired of PS3's breaking Down - Hoping that PS4 is better made

The price of the PS3 was over $400 and the PS 3 was a great console, but it broke down a lot. The blue ray player stopped working and I have 3 PS3's. The original fat unit started acting up about 3 years after purchase. Then I bought the slim one and that one acted up after 1 year (enough that the warranty was no longer valid), so I bought another one! I hope the PS4 has better components in it. If not, I would not want to spend more than $199 on a PS4. If the components in them are failing, I would have to ask why they cost so much? Please Playstation stop buying cheap components to make these units. Willing to pay more for a well made system.

ps4 pricing

I think of it is that much improved I would be willing to pay up to $650-700 for it brand new with out a problem o hope the overheating factor has been fixed

Playstation 4 Prices From the Offical Sony website

Playstation 4 will be priced at $699.99 for the 500GB SSD white Playstation $599.99 for the 1TB HDD Black and sil Playstation $499.99 for the 250 HDD Black playstation and will be bundled with the motion play remote, second remote and a game for $50 more with $120 worth of savings remember we all have a budget and with these prices i think we have a choice to see the pricing of the future console please visit the sony website

to much

i think that the price should me as much as the ps3

Play Station 4

Play station 3 , 4 , PsP Vouchers , hurry up goo.gl/mSpe1 , im giving this free because i used my voucher , there are 10 vouchers with 100$ each one . Enjoy guys !

PS4

At lest over 60 dollars and 5 dollars for each item

only in ur dreams

only in ur dreams gaming tech advanced as they say it is try 400 - 500 $ minimum there is no argument . just like ps3 when it first came out it will be expensive but from how they described this it will certainly be worth both the time to wait and money. ps3 isnt even gonna b 100bucks try 10 years from now

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Price

I'm expecting to drop about $2,000 for the system, all the games, and all the accessories. Plus I'm paying my friend to camp out. I'm ready. Are you?

poor with everything

i was a poor kid growing up now im poor and in the military and yet i still own all the ps gave away 2 360's still have my nentendo,super nentendo gave away the wii and i still have my atari with as exspensive as the gamming industry is getting i would pay upto $500$ for the ps4 but not more the contollers will be $70 games $70 and whatever else sony decides to throw in there to make it evan more god save us all if they give us 2 controllers. SO SONY IT COST U PENNIES ON THE DOLLAR TO MAKE THE SYSTEM AND ALL ACCESSORIES BE REASONABLE ON THE PRICE

price of ps4

I think the price of the ps4 should be less than 300 pound straight up its too much wtff

Price of PS4

If you look at the specs $700 is actually reasonable, the problem is the only way to continue improving consoles is by upgrading them to higher standards, which means higher price. The point of having console gaming was to make gaming cheaper, by using only what you needed, and medium end technology you could get away with. With consoles you don't need the powerful and well maintained PC to stay in video-gaming. But if you ask me for an 8 core AMD processor and AMD's latest graphics $700 is about the right price. But PC gaming will always be better :)

700 $ for the ps4

Well i will pay 700 $ for ps4 if it come with 2 remote and a game like deep down :p yup 700 $ with tax ill buy it

only in ur dreams

only in ur dreams gaming tech advanced as they say it is try 400 - 500 $ minimum there is no argument . just like ps3 when it first came out it will be expensive but from how they described this it will certainly be worth both the time to wait and money. ps3 isnt even gonna b 100bucks try 10 years from now

The Ultimate System

The PS3 was not only a system that gave you many of the greatest series of games, but also a system that gave you history. The ability to play ALL of the ps1 games and (originally) some ps2 games is something alone that no other company has done. That alone is invaluable. Along with a $300+ bonus bluray player, people actually complaining about the system being over 500 or 600 are to spoiled to understand the gift that is being presented. I as a gamer would be happy to invest 700+ into a system and company that can only move forward.

PS4

YES. That is exactly how it is and the PS3 is a way better game system then the xbox360. microsoft may have a better server and not crash as much but you also dont have to pay to play online with the playstation. The PS4 is going to be the best system on the market and people will not mind dropping a good amount of money to get it.

PS4

THE SYSTEM SUCKS ASS AND MICROSOFT IS WAY BETTER

system

but you have free multiplayer on play station

damn right

damn right

Microsoft Vs. Sony

microsoft sucks. they'll never be able to compete with sony

rude!!!!

Its been proven that the ps3 is superior to the xbx 360 so i assume the ps4 will way btr then anything Microsoft come out with

it doesn't

PS4 is the best

PS4

I would buy it 4 problobly $600 if we could play PS2 and PS3 mybe PS1 if ppl still own the games xbox360 and computer thats what i would by it 4 thats the good deal everybody likes Playstation would be rich and you might need PS4 games too just in case

Cost

I am sorry but no way is that gonna happen. It is too pricey. Lower the cost and to sell more is a very good idea. You can sell 100,000 units per state for 700 dollars or 10,000,000 units per state for 400 dollars. In the end it is up to you guys but if it is getting it to the public fast don't have it so expensive.

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