PS5 is more expensive in some countries; Brazil may suffer

THE Sony The day started with bad news in the pockets of consumers in several countries. The company today (25) a PS5 price increasewhich will become more expensive in many countries.

According to the company, The price of PlayStation 5 has increased Does not affect the United States, but already does in European countries and Reuni United. Adjustments will also be made in Japan, which will be implemented there from September 15.

The price changes affect the PS5 digital edition as well as the version that supports physical media. Check the values ​​declared by the brand:

Europe
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray – €549.99
PS5 Digital Edition – €449.99

Great Britain
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray – £479.99
PS5 Digital Edition – £389.99

Japan
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray – ¥60,478 (tax included)
PS5 Digital Edition – ¥49,478 (tax included)

China
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray – ¥4299 Yuan
PS5 Digital Edition – ¥3,499 Yuan

Australia
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc – AUD 799.95
PS5 Digital Edition – AUD$649.95

Mexico
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray – MXN $14,999
PS5 Digital Edition – MXN $12,499

Canada
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray – $649.99 CAD
PS5 Digital Edition – $519.99 CAD

And will it grow in Brazil?

Although Brazil is not on the list, Sony said that The price of the PS5 may increase in select Latin American markets. In other words, the price can be adjusted soon in our country.

O voxel PlayStation Advice was contacted to clarify the situation PS5 price in Brazil. The news will be updated when the company responds to the issue.

It should be noted that the company has already adjusted the price of the console in the country. In addition to already reducing the cost of the console with the drop in IPI, the company increased the price around Black Friday last year.

Why has the PS5 price increased?

According to PlayStation, the increase in PS5 prices is related to the global economic scenario. “The global economic environment is a challenge that many of you around the world are undoubtedly facing,” Sony describes. “We are seeing higher rates of global inflation as well as currency trends impacting consumers and creating pressure across many industries.”

The company also explains that despite the price increase, the brand’s priority is to continue improving the distribution of PS5. “Our top priority remains improving the PS5 delivery situation so that as many players as possible can experience everything PS5 has to offer and what’s yet to come.”

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