The current generation of game consoles entered the market at the end of 2013, and more than five years have passed since then. During this time, for only one Sony PlayStation 4 released about one thousand video games, among which there are several dozen really high-quality and excellent in all respects exclusives. Moreover, the Japanese corporation updated its console in 2016, making it available only in the Slim and Pro versions. If the latter offers an improved graphic design, then the first one can boast of refined cooling and more compact dimensions.
Currently, you can buy a Sony PlayStation 4 at a fairly attractive price, because it costs about $ 300, that is, somewhere around 26,000 rubles. Against the backdrop of modern gaming computers, this is a modest amount of money, after giving which you can get a universal gaming device for home stationary use. Nevertheless, now it is better not to buy this console, because soon it will be almost twice as cheap as it was, and industry analyst Michael Pacter reported about it.
According to him, for the sake of maintaining the demand for the current generation of consoles, Sony and Microsoft will significantly reduce their cost in order to ensure good sales at the level of previous years. It is reported that after a powerful price reduction, you can buy an Xbox One for $ 199 (13,300 rubles), while the price tag on the PlayStation 4 will be at $ 249 (16,700 rubles). Such a cost of new products is guaranteed to make them the real hits, which is what manufacturers expect before launching a new generation on the market.
It is impossible not to notice that the analyst Michael Pakter has made correct and accurate forecasts in the gaming industry more than once in his career, and he rarely makes mistakes. This means that in the near future, Sony PlayStation 4 is likely to actually be twice as cheap as it is currently. First of all, it will become cheaper in the USA, Europe and Japan, and then in other countries of the world, including in Russia. It remains to be believed that the expert is right in his predictions. If the decline happens, then in May-June.
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