The FPS Review
- May 6, 2019
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When Sony introduced the PlayStation 4 in 2013, it sucker punched Microsoft by revealing that the console would cost “only” $400 – $100 less than the Xbox One. Unfortunately for PS fans, it doesn’t look like history is going to repeat itself for the next round of systems, which are just around the corner.
Bloomberg is reporting that Sony is “struggling” with pricing its next-generation PlayStation 5 console due to its expensive hardware. There’s a lack of specifics here in terms of what exact parts are “costly,” but the Japanese giant may not be able to sell the console at anything lower than $450.
“Scarce components have pushed the manufacturing costs for Sony Corp.’s next PlayStation to around $450 per unit, forcing a...