Sunday, 16 March 2014

Sony is increasing the price of the PlayStation 4 in Canada




There's an unspoken rule in the tech world that early adopters always pay more for the newest gear. "Just wait and the price will drop" is a sage piece of advise that we've all heard once in our lives. But any PlayStation 4 buyers going off of that logic in Canada will be sorely disappointed to hear that Sony is raising the price of the console by CAD$50 starting today to CAD$449.99.
The highly unusual case of a price hike is a "response to changes in the market environment," according to a statement Sony provided to the Financial Post. The company didn't clarify specifically what those changes are, but it's highly possible that a weakening Canadian Dollar has led to the price adjustment. On November 15th, launch day, the $399.99 price...
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