The lights are on
According to a newspaper article from Japan, Sony's upcoming system will be north of $400, but less than the initial PS3 offerings.
Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports that the PlayStation 4 will retail for 40,000 yen, which works out to be about $428. This would be a bit less than the initial price of the PS3 back when it released in Japan in 2006 with 20GB ($499) and 60GB ($599) configurations. Speaking of which, the Asahi reporting of a single price would seem to indicate that Sony will launch with only one version of the console this time, but that has not been officially confirmed.
Also mentioned in the report is that the system's controller will be similar in shape to the current one, but will have touchpad.
We expect to find out more about the system at Sony's February 20 event.
[via The Verge]
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