After several received reports frustrated with the price of the PlayStation 4 in Brazilian territory, Sony decided to use an infographic explaining the reason behind the value of the console in Brazil.
Ii's a real bummer for brazilians to have to paid that much for a PS4
They won't. My guess is that whoever wants a PS4 will either import it or buy it from the black market. Only rich people will be able to afford it.
Or buy another product that, be it SteamBox, Wii U or Xbox One.
I can see a black market to get pass the crazy tariff laws. Just like iPhones, it is cheaper to buy them in the U.S. and sell them in Hong Kong in the black market. Crazy when the factories making the phones is only a few hours away.
They'd have to be rich AND dumb, because there are so many other options... I'm certainly going to buy it from Amazon.com as soon as it's available again.
it really is a few of the exchange students in my college are from there and are really upset of the huge price. Importing isn't an option for them either because of all the taxes and fees that come with importing.
Vague explanation. Thats just it. Super vague and it explains nothing.
63% in taxes,the economy of the 3rd world .
That's why they remain 3rd world countries. The governments are thieves. Out of that 63%, the people don't see more than 1%, everything else go to politicians' pockets.
I still don't understand how it can be a higher price than the x1......
Actually he's right. I live in brazil and my mom works near the company who is building the xboxes. Import taxes are super high. Idk why Sony didnt just say that
Actually i read that the console is being manufactured in taiwan, even if it is manufactured in brazil MS still have to pay the same taxes as Sony due to Microsoft being an International corporation.....
Are you absolutely sure you don't want us to freedom you up, Brazil?
Go for it! (I'm a brazilian)
We're on our way! http://24.media.tumblr.com/...
Sure let's waste more money
They took the retail cost in US as reference for the taxes. LOL. Sony BR is importing the console from Amazon! Or would it be from Gamestop?
That's part of the failed explanation. There's more.
the Brazilians are really great and nice people .. I've studied with them for 2 years when I was in Australia, they dont deserve to get it in this crazy price.. BTW I'm Saudi .. cheers mates!
A Saudi man in Australia, studying Brazilians? Can you do an AMA real quick?
"A Saudi man in Australia, studying Brazilians?" lol,that is a odd combo.
I was thinking same thing, dude gets around.
yep I can do AMAA if u know what it means? lol 😏
That price is totally nonsense. Amazon charges 100% of taxes for shipment to Brazil, and yet is less than half that price. Too bad I was waiting to pre-order my ps4 in Brazil. Now is out of stock in amazon.
I'm in the exact same boat. And judging from what I'm seeing around, we're gonna need a bigger boat.
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