scorecardresearchPlaystation 5 Gets Expensive: Sony hikes PS5 price on economic pressures, rising rates

Playstation 5 Gets Expensive: Sony hikes PS5 price on economic pressures, rising rates

Updated: 25 Aug 2022, 02:17 PM IST
TL;DR.
Sony said it is raising the price of the disk drive equipped version of the console to 549.99 euros ($550.81) from 499.99 euros previously in Europe with a similar hike in Japan.
(FILES) This file photo taken on November 12, 2020 shows an employee handling a newly-purchased Sony PlayStation 5 gaming console for a customer on the first day of its launch, at an electronics shop in Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture. - The consoles made by Sony and Microsoft have been hard to buy since their November 2020 release, as has Nintendo's Switch, with supply chain issues exacerbated by lockdowns in China. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) / TO GO WITH AFP STORY JAPAN-GAMES-COMPUTERS-SEMICONDUCTORS,FOCUS BY MATHIAS CENA

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 12, 2020 shows an employee handling a newly-purchased Sony PlayStation 5 gaming console for a customer on the first day of its launch, at an electronics shop in Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture. - The consoles made by Sony and Microsoft have been hard to buy since their November 2020 release, as has Nintendo's Switch, with supply chain issues exacerbated by lockdowns in China. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) / TO GO WITH AFP STORY JAPAN-GAMES-COMPUTERS-SEMICONDUCTORS,FOCUS BY MATHIAS CENA