After Sony Computer Entertainment America announced a permanent price drop for the PS4 in their region, it was just a matter of time before Sony Computer Entrainment Europe followed suit.

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Today we can officially confirm that the PS4 500GB console will now retail for R5499,99 in South Africa. R500 lower than its original RRP of R5999,99.

Jim Ryan, SCEE president and CEO commented: 

We are delighted to deliver the PS4 system at its best-ever value just in time for the holiday season, making it more accessible to a broader audience in Europe.” He went on to say, “With this year’s biggest blockbusters and next year’s best exclusives such as UNCHARTED 4: A Thief’s End set to thrill players, there has never been a better time to join the PS4 community. Also, watch out for an amazing range of Ultimate Player Edition Bundles including the 1TB PS4 and some of the biggest games of the year, offering even greater value.

With the festive season approaching and with titles like Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Star Wars Battlefront, and so many more releasing in the next few months, there has never been a better time to drop the price of the PS4.