PS4 Price Rising in South Africa


The price to own a PlayStation 4 in South Africa just got a bit more expensive. Due to the weakening state of the South African Rand, Sony has announced the price of the PS4 will rise in the country.

From Sony:

"As a result of the continued weakening of the Rand against major currencies we have had no alternative but to increase the price of the recently launched PS4 console. We have made every effort to minimise the impact of the Rand devaluation and will continue in our efforts to make the PS4 and other formats as affordable as possible."

The average price of a PS4 now in South Africa is expected to be around R6,599.90 which is R300 higher than the consoles launch price in the country. The new price for the PS4 converts to $590.92 in the United States.


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