PlayStation VR Trumps Competition at $399

MARCH 17, 2016 • Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. used the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco to announce the MSRP on its PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset. The device will release worldwide in October at $399, €399, £349 and ¥44,980. SCE did not announce any games would be bund.....

PlayStation 4 Pulls Ahead

JAN. 25, 2016 • On January 5, Sony Computer Ent Inc. (SCEI) announced that cumulative PlayStation 4 hardware sales reached 35.9 million units worldwide as of the first of 2016. This number was remarkably close to the 36 million units DFC Intelligence forecasted for the PS4 in in our early 2015 .....

Sony Matches $299 MSRP on PlayStation 4

NOV. 23, 2015 • Three days after Microsoft Corp. announced a new $50 Thanksgiving weekend price break for the Xbox One that resulted in several $299 bundles, Sony Computer Ent. America has responded with a Bla.....

4 Million PlayStation 4 Units Moved In 3rd Quarter

OCT. 29, 2015 • For the fiscal quarter ending September 30, Sony Computer Ent. shipped 4 million PlayStations 4 units, up from 3 million units the previous quarter. For the entire 2015 fiscal year ending March 31, SCE revised the expected total of PlayStation 4 shipments to 17.5 .....

PlayStation 4 Price Now $349

OCT. 8, 2015 • Three weeks after Sony Computer Entertainment reduced the MSRP of the 500GB PlayStation 4 inside Japan, the console will go from $399 to $349 in the United States.....

New PlayStation 4 Japan Pricing

SEPT. 15, 2015 • Consumers in Japan are getting an official price cut on the PlayStation 4 from ¥39,980 ($332) to ¥34,980 ($290). The new MSRP goes into effect on October 1. Atsushi Morita, the president of Sony Computer Ent. Japan & Asia, made the announcement at Sony’s Tokyo Game Show news conference. Morita said the reason for the price cut was because Sony wanted to bring back consumers who have yet to upgrade to the latest console generation, .....

New PlayStation 4 Hardware Arriving

JUNE 22, 2015 • Less than a week following the close of E3, Sony Computer Ent. is now announcing several new PlayStation 4 hardware models. The first is a 1TB model slated for Europe and other PAL markets (CUH-1116B). This is otherwise the same hardware specification as the current 500G.....

1TB PlayStation 4 Tested

JUNE 2, 2015 • According to certification documents that were submitted to the U.S. Federal Communications Comm. (F.C.C.) by Sony Computer Ent., two new PlayStation 4 models are planned, one of which is equipped with a 1TB storage device (CUH-1215B), while the other unit (CUH-1215A) is retaining the current 500GB capacity. Other changes in these units are minor, however, with the new models weighing in slightly lighter suggesting electronic components that hav.....