PS4 in SA: new launch date confirmed

PlayStation 4

Ster Kinekor Entertainment has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 now carries a launch date of 13 December 2013 in South Africa.

By the time of publication, Ster Kinekor was unable to confirm whether or not the price remains the same as previously announced – R6,299.

Explaining the delay, CEO of Ster Kinekor Entertainment, Mario dos Santos said, “We have received the final global shipping timelines from Sony Computer Entertainment and can confirm that our release dates are aligned with the international retail calendar.”

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  • UltimateNinjaPandaDudeGuy

    Something tells me that they just got the shipping cheaper if it was done later…

  • Peter Pan

    well at least it is before Xmas although it is cutting it fine!

  • baba

    Any word on the Killzone bundle for South Africa?

  • Helldriver Phoenix

    Better start saving for extra R500 Plus membership. Just hope free games will follow soon after. My poor poor 1mbps connection :-(

  • Socio

    soon te be 2mbps :P

  • Andrew Craucamp

    Something tells me Ster Kinekor is riddled with incompetent employees.

  • UltimateNinjaPandaDudeGuy

    Yeah definitely in their gaming department… Movie department seems to be doing better really. Upgrades etc… Releases are at least closer to the international releases…

  • Santa Teresa

    Who cares? PS4 is an under-powered, over-hyped piece of trash and anyone who pre-ordered the damn thing is a damn fool. You are gullible suckers for allowing Ster-Kinekor to charge whatever the hell they want and you will still buy it. Bring on da Xbox One, a real next-gen console aww yeah!

  • Japes

    Get out from under your rock!
    Only reason you have an xbox is to increase your 200+ copied games collection!
    The “TV” things on the xbone wont work in SA and you need activate your console online before you can use it and it is $100 (+- R1000 excluding tax etc) more expensive…
    But I am sure you can take your blinkers off and google a bit :p

  • Japes

    on special currently on the PS Store

  • Santa Teresa

    Multichoice confirmed the TV things are compatible months ago. And I make so much money in being a good Catholic nun that I don’t care. I’m sending the bill to the parish anyway so please donate more.

  • Helldriver Phoenix

    On what PSN region is that Japes? It’s the normal price currently.

  • Helldriver Phoenix

    You must be a little boy or something

  • Japes

    How would they really know if they do not have a unit to test…
    Continue paying your taxes as Mr Zuma pays me :D

  • Anonymous

    Just in time for Christmas! =D

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