Imagem de: PS5 fica mais caro em vários países; Brasil pode ser afetado

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

According to the company, the PlayStation 5 price increase will not affect the United States, but is already in effect in European countries and Reuni United. Japan will also undergo the adjustment, which will take effect from September 15 there.

The price changes affect the PS5 Digital Edition as well as the version that supports physical media. Check out the values ​​announced by the brand:

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

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

Japan
PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray – ¥60,478 yen (including fees)
PS5 Digital Edition – ¥49,478 yen (including taxes)

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

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

And in Brazil, will it increase?

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Although Brazil does not appear on the list, Sony said that the PS5’s value may increase in select Latin American markets. That is, the price can also be readjusted in our country soon.

O voxel contacted PlayStation’s advice to clarify the situation of the PS5 price in Brazil. The news will be updated when the company provides an answer on the matter.

It is worth mentioning that the company has already made price adjustments on the console in the country. In addition to having already reduced the value of the console with the drops in IPI, the company increased the price last year, in a period close to Black Friday.

Why did the PS5 price increase?

According to PlayStation, the increase in PS5 prices is linked to the world economic scenario. “The global economic environment is a challenge that many of you around the world are undoubtedly facing,” describes Sony. “We are seeing high rates of global inflation, as well as adverse 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 the PS5. “Our top priority remains improving the PS5 supply situation so that as many gamers as possible can experience everything the PS5 offers and what’s yet to come.”

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