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    PlayStation announces PS5 price increases in select countries

    The PS5 is getting a price increase in several countries.

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    PlayStation has announced that the PS5 is getting a price increase in select regions due to high inflation rates and global economic factors.

    Specifically, the high global inflation rates, currency trends, and other issues have pushed PlayStation to increase prices in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Canada. Though so far, there will be no price increase in the United States.

    Here are the updated prices of the PS5 in various countries:

    • Europe
      • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – EUR 549.99
      • PS5 Digital Edition – EUR 449.99
    • UK
      • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – GBP 479.99
      • PS5 Digital Edition – GBP 389.99
    • Japan (effective Sept. 15, 2022)
      • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – JPY 60,478
      • PS5 Digital Edition – JPY 49,478
    • China
      • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – CNY 4,299
      • PS5 Digital Edition – CNY 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 disc drive – MXN 14,999
      • PS5 Digital Edition – MXN 12,499
    • Canada
      • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – CAD 649.99
      • PS5 Digital Edition – CAD 519.99
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    While the price increase is happening in several countries, there’s no word yet on if the PS5 will get a price increase in the Philippines.

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    Nicolo Manaloto
    Nicolo Manaloto
    UnGeek's resident editor who is obsessed with anything and everything Death Stranding. He is also a big fan of the Yakuza series, and is a weaboo in denial.

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