PS4 really isnt cheaper

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User Info: samdmerocks

samdmerocks
3 years ago#1
I work at my local video games shop in NZ so the consoles are $649 and $749 and the xbox does come with Kinect but the ps4 camera is $109 so im sure sony wanted to have then camera with it at first until they realised xbox would be cheaper
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User Info: CaIiber345

CaIiber345
3 years ago#2
*yawn*

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User Info: AzaneAzer

AzaneAzer
3 years ago#3
Most people purchasing the PS4 will not buy a Camera, so it's not part of the price.

If you want a console with a Camera in your area, the Xboxone will be a better value, but there's no option to purchase without, so the majority of people are losing value on the machine.

Sony Also always looked at accessories are accessories.

User Info: 3HP

3HP
3 years ago#4
samdmerocks posted...
I work at my local video games shop in NZ so the consoles are $649 and $749 and the xbox does come with Kinect but the ps4 camera is $109 so im sure sony wanted to have then camera with it at first until they realised xbox would be cheaper


$649 < $749

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axelfooley2k5
3 years ago#5
CaIiber345 posted...
*yawn*

*stretches*


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User Info: PominAus

PominAus
3 years ago#6
Similar in Aus too. The price gouging by retailers we are subject to is disgraceful.

User Info: mokmuud

mokmuud
3 years ago#7
samdmerocks posted...
I work at my local video games shop in NZ so the consoles are $649 and $749 and the xbox does come with Kinect but the ps4 camera is $109 so im sure sony wanted to have then camera with it at first until they realised xbox would be cheaper


Around here the camera is $60 so $399+$60 is still cheaper.
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User Info: mygoodluckcharm

mygoodluckcharm
3 years ago#8
Even if they both have the same price, PS4 is still cheaper since it's hardware is more powerful.

User Info: AzaneAzer

AzaneAzer
3 years ago#9
mygoodluckcharm posted...
Even if they both have the same price, PS4 is still cheaper since it's hardware is more powerful.


You're confusing price with value, Value is also objective, Price isn't, but the PS4 is cheaper than the Xbone, because of the Kinect being a required part of the bundle.

User Info: Mr Bump

Mr Bump
3 years ago#10
samdmerocks posted...
I work at my local video games shop in NZ so the consoles are $649 and $749 and the xbox does come with Kinect but the ps4 camera is $109 so im sure sony wanted to have then camera with it at first until they realised xbox would be cheaper


I still don't own a PS4 camera and my Kinect isn't even plugged in (won't freaking work in NZ, even though I have an English accent ffs). So, yes, the PS4 was cheaper for me and I'd imagine most people.

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