During the second part of Sony's quarterly conference call, CFO Hiroki Totoki talked about the PS5's contribution to earnings.
At the end of the day software makes the bulk of there earnings.
Just a hint Sony - lower the RRP on games and you'll be golden. Myself and 2 other mates all have the disc version on preorder - none of us have any games ordered. There's already some retailers undercutting RRP, just need more to do so - hopefully it'll drive prices down.
It's retail RECOMMENDED price
Of course it is - I don't want pay RRP. There's been a 25% increase from $100 to $125. Normally RRP is $100 and stores sell them for $69 or $79. Some retailers are now selling PS5 games for $109. I'm waiting to see if there is a better price on launch day. Of course I'll be buying games on launch, but I'd rather 3 than 1.
They should offer a type of gamepass for PS5 it's not right to force people to pay full price for their games. I love Microsoft gamepass as i pay next to nothing for all the latest games. Strange how Microsoft is the customer friendly one for the next generation.
"it's not right to force people to pay full price for their games" LOL. That is truly hilarious. Thanks for the sarcasm. Wait....that was sarcasm....right?
You're something of a nutball.
Battle they offer psnow and also you don't own games on gamepass as opposed to buying them for sony
This is exactly what I said would happen to the Xbox gamer that is fooled by game pass. Now, buying games is unacceptable to some of them. Totally ridiculous.
Not really news, it's common for consoles to be sold at a loss at the beginning. That's part of the reason the digital only consoles exist, because they make WAY more off of digital sales than retail, and it eliminates the used market for whoever owns the digital only consoles.
This pretty much explains/addresses the next gen game price increase Sony is so eager to push. Regardless, by the time I buy the PS5 the games that interest me would likely be less than half of RRP.....so thanks but no thanks, for now Sony.
Yeah, because it's only Sony increasing prices next gen. They should totally give the games they spend millions on to develop for pennies. Why support the hobby we love? That would be stupid.
Some of them would complain even if the games stayed $60. Bigger, more advanced games take more money, time, man power and research to make. But some think Sony is just trying to rob gamer's wallets. When we know that that is not the case.
That's how it always works.
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