• The standard price for video games is increasing to $70 for the PlayStation 5 and next-gen Xbox consoles, ending 15 years of $60 games

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

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    For nearly 15 years, the standard cost of video games has been $60.
    But for the next-gen consoles PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, which launch this November, that standard price is increasing to $70.
    The first indication of that change came on July 2, with the announcement that this year's "NBA 2K21" will cost $60 for current generation consoles but $70 for next-gen consoles.
    Then, in mid-September, Sony announced $70 pricing for some PlayStation 5 launch games.
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  • The PlayStation 5 starts at $400 and will launch on November 12

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    The PlayStation 5 and Playstation 5 Digital Edition.
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    Sony's next-gen game console, the PlayStation 5, will arrive on November 12 in select territories, with worldwide launch coming on November 19.
    The PlayStation 5 starts at $400.
    There are two versions of the console: One with a disc drive, and one without. The disc-based console costs $500.
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    The PlayStation 5 is nearly here: Sony's next-gen PlayStation console arrives on November 12, and starts at $400. The Japanese electronics giant announced the long-awaited details during a...
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