A major PlayStation Vita price cut and a moderate PS4 price drop may be coming sooner than later. Thanks to tipster information from the PlayStation Retail Loyalty site, details on the new price points may have been revealed.
If Sony were to actually do it.. oh man, big news. I think they should go down to $199.99 tbh. The reactions would be crazy lol
they dont need to drop that low,in uk now its £289-320 with a game or 2. im looking at a white console at mmoment with withcewr 3 and bloodborne for £289. i think $350 dollars or £299 is a great RRP for a while as its still selling at cureent prices.
I'm so suprised that with Vita sales the way they been that SOny wouldn't have dropped the pice long ago intead of neglecting it like it's been.
This might finally be the push I need to get a Vita. I've heard decent things, but there hasn't been enough to finally make me go out and get one. But a sub $100 price tag is enough to get most people to bite, even if just for curiosity.
Have you been snagging your Vita PS+ games all this time? If you haven't I would suggest that you consider it. Get enough games and maybe that'll sway you, maybe not. You have nothing to lose, though. :)
Downers what games you like. The vita really isn't being supported.
I would buy one asap at that price. No brainer. It's not worth $200 to me (especially with the overpriced memory) but at $89.99 there is not a doubt that it is worth it. Would be surprised to see retailers support this price though. Especially the like of gamestop who have used consoles which they would lose huge profits on. Would be a world chamging move in the handheld gaming business though. Could wasily see it overturning 3ds within a month of release, not to mention a huge increase in dev support.
Couple major Western titles, a price cut and a cool custom edition and I would be very interested again in a Vita. For the PS4 I just want the MGS 5 bundle to come to the West
I have a feeling the MGS bundle is gonna happen
My thoughts are they are cutting prices to bundle the vr headset settled at 499 but right now I got the console so really not moving anything till I see something new. All I want is some graphics upgrade adapter to ps4 to run games at higher framerate ill even pay 500 dollars for that but sure as hell not paying 1.5k for a gaming pc
Project Morpheus Bundle PS4 DS4 PlayStation Camera Morpheus For 499$ Sounds like a great value to me. For comparisons sake the XB1s bundle with Kinect is the same price but that's without Hololens. With Hololens I can imagine the bundle costing a lot more.
I suppose you haven't read the many articles on how to build a 1080p60fps pc for $750. Really you can't go a month without reading one if you visit tech sites.
'All I want is some graphics upgrade adapter to ps4 to run games at higher framerate' Have you not heard about the ‘asynchronous reprojection’ technique which doubles the framerate of games? "But now Showdown can run flawlessly at 60 FPS on Sony’s Morpheus headset for PS4, says J.J. Hoesing, Senior Engine Programmer on Epic’s VR Team. The demo of course takes advantage of Sony’s ‘asynchronous reprojection’ technique to ultimately output at 120 FPS." http://www.roadtovr.com/epi...
Great news for me if it's true, since i'm not a next-gen console owner yet:)
If the PS4 really did get a $50 price drop(alongside a 1TB Hardrive to go along with it, just saying cause that's likely)& Sony announced this at e3 what would happen to for example, the Batman silver PS4 coming out a week after e3 that's priced at $450? Would that get a $50 price drop aswell & the regular black console that's bundled with Batman would go down to $350?? Also, wow, if the Vita really goes down to $89.99 I think ALOT of ppl would rush out to buy one! Me included & it would be the second time for me seeing as I sold my first one! For $89 though that's a steal to go back to finish games I didn't finish on the Vita such as P4: Golden, Killzone Mercenary, Soul Sacrifice, etc
I cant' see the Vita being that cheap. The PSTV is about that cheap nowadays...less actually($40 at GS), but the Vita has a lot more hardware in it. If sony really wants to push the system for some reason, then maybe, but that's priced less than half of the 3DS which really devalues the product. I may be wrong though. As a current Vita owner, I wouldn't mind a surge in user base to spur development. It's a great system, and it's hard to argue that $90 isn't worth it because of "no games". $89 is a bargain if you've been adding those Vita/PSP games through PS+ for a while now.
The PS Vita doesn't need a drastic price cut. It's the expensive Memory Cards that need the price cut.
But by cutting one you make the other seem less expensive.
I would prefer that myself. While it's possible to play games on it with the 1GB that's included nowadays, the prices on them are just way too much. Not all digital games will fit on 1GB though. The 4GB is pretty cheap, if you can still find them, but 8GB or more are priced way too high. Honestly they should just scrap the memory cards for newer models and just let people buy their own standard SD cards.
If they're cutting price on both systems they may be pushing a Vita/PS4 bundle harder this Christmas. $400 for both and a cross-buy game, 1 TB HDD/16 GB Memory Card, and a month of PS+ would literally annihilate the competition on both handheld and home console sales.
If they were going to bundle it, keeping the Vita price high would make it look like a better value. I'd imagine a bundle like that would run $450-500 though. Another way to go would be to drop the Vita price, and then offer a rebate on the Vita purchase price if you buy it with a PS4. Would likely cause a surge in Vita sales this holiday.
The only news I want to hear is the PS4 + Vita Mass Effect 4 bundle I keep seeing in my dreams.
ohh vita the little console that should.. but couldnt.. its pretty messed up i think this is the only console/handheld in history being held up by Japanese third party developers.. no real western support and really no first party support ..
The PSP started off that way too. But it picked up a lot sooner. Being that I like the types of Japanese games that release on Vita I'm not disappointed, but I am realistic enough to know that it's not going to appeal to the masses. I'd still love to see a GT on the Vita.
i dont mean what i said in a bad way its that.. sony just released it and a year an a half later.. they pretty much said f-it ps4 is here lets focus on that.. the psp had first party game up the a at the same time frame plus great third party games.. sony pretty much lost me this gen on both fronts the psp was a freaking great system with great games all around and everything was priced accordingly (at least 2-3 years later).. the ps3 was a great system after the ps3 slim came out... (had some games here and there and dont forget about backwards compatibility to tide over in the drought that was the first 2-3 years of the ps3) i like jrpg's and we need alot more on console as well.. but a system cant be held up by japanese third party.. it's like they are catering to the japanese and if the western people like some games thats good to..
I've been resisting the Vita over the past few months in hope of a price drop so yeah, pretty excited about this news!
Vita 64GB memory card needs to be like 60 dollars
Cut that memory card price!
We've seen a few of these contest "mistakes" in the past with the Vita. The msrp has always stayed the same. If anything, I could see a price drop to $169 or $149 even.
Vita's official price for the basic system is already $169. $129 is the most likely price point. PSTV is $39 for the basic system.
$89 for Vita? I'll buy one at that price!
For the price I paid I could have almost bought 3 Vitas at $89 lol. I think you can easily sell a vita for like 100+, so $89 would be surprising. I just want a price cut on memory cards, but I'll take a price cut on the vita too if it means more people play improving sales and chances more games get made/imported
Run away train. They could even get away with a price cut to $329 they are already making money, I assume they'd be still making a profit at $349.99. They'd prolly only be taking a slight lose or even just be breaking even at $329.99 Either way E3 is going to be nuts! And $89 for a vita! A revision to the hardware must be on its way, as the PSP dropped in price with every revision except the PSP®Go. Can't wait to see what they do. June 15th can't come sooner
Please, just please match the price of the memory cards to SD cards.
Sony please start supporting the Vita with AAA Quality ASAP!
You know what needs a price drop... Vita's memory cards... like 50% price drop at the least
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