According to Sony: PS5 Price Increase Hasn’t Affected High Demand

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According to Sony, the PS5’s demand has not been impacted by the console’s recent price increase. Hiroki Totoki, the company’s chief financial officer, said Sony would have enough inventory to meet demand during the upcoming holiday season during the company’s Q2 2022 earnings call. “So far, the price increase has not dampened demand, but we must continue to watch what happens in the market moving forward.”

According to Sony PS5 Price Increase Hasn't Affected High Demand

Sony increased the price of a PS5 system by 30/€50/5,000 yen in late August, but the cost in the USA remained the same. In light of the current state of the world economy and how it affects SIE’s business, the company claimed that the increase was “necessary.” However, it emphasized that more units on the market would help the PS5 Stock situation.

 

According to Sony PS5 Price Increase Hasn't Affected High Demand

As Christmas draws near, Sony claims to have 6.5 million PS5 consoles ready for the busy holiday shopping season. If it wants to ship 18 million systems during the current fiscal year, it still has a lot of work to do.

Check below for the new higher PS5 pricing scheme for worldwide markets:

Europe

  • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – €549.99
  • PS5 Digital Edition – €449.99

UK

  • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – £479.99
  • PS5 Digital Edition – £389.99

Japan (effective Sept. 15, 2022)

  • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 60,478 yen (including tax)
  • PS5 Digital Edition – 49,478 yen (including tax)

China

  • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – 4,299 yuan
  • PS5 Digital Edition – ¥3,499 yuan

Australia

  • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – AUD 799.95
  • PS5 Digital Edition – AUD 649.95

Mexico

  • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – MXN 14,999
  • PS5 Digital Edition – MXN 12,499

Canada

  • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – CAD 649.99
  • PS5 Digital Edition – CAD 519.99

 

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