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Sony Slashes PS4 Price and Introduces New Hardware

Sony Computer Entertainment announced today at SCEJA Press Conference 2015, the new suggested retail price (SRP) for PlayStation 4 (PS4) with 500GB hard disk drive (HDD) and the new color variations for PlayStation Vita (PS Vita).

The new suggested retail price (SRP) for PS4 with 500GB HDD to each Asian country and region starting October 1, 2015 are summarized below:

Country/RegionProduct CodeCurrent SRPNew SRP (Oct.1 onwards)
Hong KongCUH-1106A/1206AHK$ 3,380HK$ 2,780
TaiwanCUH-1107A/1207ANT$ 12,980NT$ 10,980
South KoreaCUH-1105A/1205AKRW 458,000KRW 408,000
ChinaCUH-1109A/1209ARMB 2,899RMB 2,399
SingaporeCUH-1106A/1206ASGD 639SGD 539
MalaysiaCUH-1106A/1206AMYR 1,799MYR 1,599
ThailandCUH-1106A/1206ATHB 19,990THB 15,990
PhilippinesCUH-1106A/1206APHP 24,999PHP 18,900
IndonesiaCUH-1106A/1206AIDR 6,999,000IDR 5,990,000

Sony will also introduce a PS4 with 1TB HDD in each country and region on October 23, 2015 onwards, with which users can download and store twice as much.

Country/RegionProduct CodeRelease DateSRP
Hong KongCUH-1206BOctober 23, 2015HK$ 3,180
TaiwanCUH-1207BOctober 23, 2015NT$ 12,480
South KoreaCUH-1205BOctober 23, 2015KRW 408,000
ChinaCUH-1209BThis WinterRMB 2,699
SingaporeCUH-1206BEnd of October 2015SGD 599
MalaysiaCUH-1206BEnd of October 2015MYR 1,799
ThailandCUH-1206BEnd of October 2015THB 17,590
PhilippinesCUH-1206BEnd of October 2015PHP 20,900
IndonesiaCUH-1206BEnd of Oct. 2015 or laterIDR 6,590,000

New color variations for DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller, “Gold”, “Silver”, “Steel Black” and “Crystal” will be launched on October 23, 2015 onwards in each country and region at the same suggested retail price as the existing models.

PlayStation®4 HDD bay cover in seven new color variations, “Aqua Blue”, “Lime Green”, “Red”, “Pink”, “Purple”, “Gold” and “Silver” will be launched on November 6, 2015 onwards in each country and region.

Three new color variations for PS Vita Wi-Fi model (PCH-2000 series) in “Aqua Blue”, “Glacier White”, and “Neon Orange” will be available at the same suggested retail price as the existing “Black” color towards the end of September in each country and region.

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PS Vita Wi-Fi model in “Aqua Blue”, “Glacier White”, and “Neon Orange”

The new color variations apply the same color on both the front and rear of the system, and are aimed to target a broad range of users, from children to adults.

And if that wasn’t enough, a Limited Edition Star Wars Battlefront PS4 Bundle will be available on November 17, 2015. Suggested retail price and the package contents will be announced later in each country and region.

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