A representative of Sony Computer Entertainment has provided a response in regards to price hikes associated with the PS4 in Canada. According to a report from Kotaku on March 16, the spokesperson confirmed that the price increased is official, explaining that it was implemented due to the “market environment.”
Sony Computer Entertainment also mentioned that the PS4 “delivers phenomenal play experiences that will shape the world of games for years” and has become the next-generation platform of choice for Canadians. You can find some screenshots from “The Order 1886” with the slideshow gallery to the left of this article and the comments below (courtesy of Canada and Kotaku):
The PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system delivers phenomenal play experiences that will shape the world of games for years to come and has quickly become the next gen console of choice with gamers in Canada. To respond to changes in the market environment, the price of PlayStation 4 will be revised from CAD $US399.99 to $US449.99 MSRP.
Along with increasing the price of the system, Sony Computer Entertainment is also raising of the Playstation Camera by $5 in Canada while the video games, including the aforesaid “The Order 1886,” will cost $10 more than before.
The company has not yet announced any price increases for the United States. Despite the PS4 becoming the fastest selling console in history, Sony has been struggling financially as a whole. The corporation ended up closing several branded stores in addition to selling off its VAIO PC branch.
“The Order 1886” should be released sometime in the fall window exclusively for the PS4 console. The video game is being published by Sony Computer Entertainment.