PlayStation 4 price drop details for Asia, new console designs and more

New Hardware and Accessories

There were plenty of great news coming out of the Sony PlayStation Tokyo Game Show press conference for Asia yesterday. And here’s a quick summary of the important details:

PlayStation 4 (500GB) price drop
SCEJA will be introducing new suggested retail price (SRP) for the PlayStation 4 with 500GB HDD to each Asian country and region starting 1st October, 2015. The price drop is significant, as the console will be priced $100 less in Singapore, for example. Uh oh Xbox One…

Country/Region

Product Code

Current SRP

New SRP (Oct.1 onwards)

Hong Kong

CUH-1106A/1206A

HK$ 3,380

HK$ 2,780

Taiwan

CUH-1107A/1207A

NT$ 12,980

NT$ 10,980

South Korea

CUH-1105A/1205A

KRW 458,000

KRW 408,000

China

CUH-1109A/1209A

RMB 2,899

RMB 2,399

Singapore

CUH-1106A/1206A

SGD 639

SGD 539

Malaysia

CUH-1106A/1206A

MYR 1,799

MYR 1,599

Thailand

CUH-1106A/1206A

THB 19,990

THB 15,990

Philippines

CUH-1106A/1206A

PHP 24,999

PHP 18,900

Indonesia

CUH-1106A/1206A

IDR 6,999,000

IDR 5,990,000

PlayStation 4 (1TB) pricing
During the press conference, Sony also announced plans to introduce a 1TB version of the PS4 in these countries. The price difference is not that far off from the 500GB version, and new owners may want to get the 1TB version instead.

Country/Region

Product Code

Release Date

SRP

Hong Kong

CUH-1206B

October 23, 2015

HK$ 3,180

Taiwan

CUH-1207B

October 23, 2015

NT$ 12,480

South Korea

CUH-1205B

October 23, 2015

KRW 408,000

China

CUH-1209B

This Winter

RMB 2,699

Singapore

CUH-1206B

End of October 2015

SGD 599

Malaysia

CUH-1206B

End of October 2015

MYR 1,799

Thailand

CUH-1206B

End of October 2015

THB 17,590

Philippines

CUH-1206B

End of October 2015

PHP 20,900

Indonesia

CUH-1206B

End of Oct. 2015 or later

IDR 6,590,000

PlayStation 4 Star Wars: Battlefront Limited Edition
And then there’s the mother of all PlayStation 4 limit editions (to me, anyway).PS4_StarWarsBattlefrontThe PlayStation 4 Star Wars: Battlefront limited edition will land in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia on November 17. No pricing details and package content are available yet.

PlayStation 4 Accessories and Peripherals
DS4_Gold

New colour options for Dualshock 4 wireless controllers. They now come in Gold, Silver, Steel Black and Crystal and will roll out from 23 October onwards in Asia. Price will remain the same as existing models.
PS4_1200_White_Cover_AquablueAt long last! PlayStation 4 HDD bay covers. The good news? They come in seven cool colors: Aqua Blue, Lime Green, Red, Pink, Purple, Gold and Silver. The bad news? The release date and pricing for South East Asia countries aren’t available yet. They will be launched in Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea on 6 November though.

PlayStation Vita new colors
PSVita_4ColorSony’s handheld is also getting new colour refreshments in Aqua Blue, Glacier White and Neon Orange. These will be available at the same SRP as the existing Black coloured model. The release dates for each Asian country is right below.

Color Name

Release Date

Release Country/Region

Aqua Blue,

Glacier White

& Neon Orange

September 21, 2015

South Korea

September 25, 2015

Taiwan

September 26, 2015

Hong Kong

On or after Sep. 26

Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines & Indonesia

 

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