SA PSN prices reduced on PS4 games

Since MyGaming last analysed the PSN South African store, comparing PS4 digital download prices to a physical retail copies, the prices have come down on third-party titles.

This is due to a kerfuffle over the EU PSN store pricing (South Africa falls under this region for price guidelines). European gamers were concerned that third-party PS4 games via PSN were more expensive than the title on Xbox Live. The various publishers involved have since reduced their PSN prices to bring parity.

South African PSN store titles have also been reduced in price, but not by much. The table below highlights the old and new pricing, with reductions bolded, and compared to SA retail prices.

PS4 PSN prices compared to SA retail

PS4 Game PSN ZA
(26/11/2013)
PSN ZA
(28/11/2013)
Takealot Kalahari BT Games AWX
First party exclusive games
Killzone Shadow Fall R 799 R 799 R 720 R 649 R 765
Killzone Shadow Fall Season Pass R 272 R 272
Knack R 799 R 799 R 720 R 649 R 765
Third party games
Call of Duty Ghosts (Pre-order) R 927 R 899 R 730 R 679 R 699 R 795
Call of Duty Ghosts Season Pass R 469 R 469
Battlefield 4 (Pre-order) R 927 R 899 R 689 R 649 R 699 R 745
Battlefield 4 Premium (Season Pass) R 680 R 469
AC4: Black Flag (Pre-order) R 927 R 899 R 730 R 679 R 699 R 795
AC4: Black Flag season Pass R 272 R 189
FIFA 14 (Pre-order) R 927 R 899 R 689 R 649 TBA R 745
Need For Speed Rivals (Pre-order) R 927 R 899 R 689 R 649 R 699 R 745
LEGO Marvel Superheroes (Pre-order) R 799 R 799 R 599 R 670
Injustice: Gods Among Us (Pre-order) R 799 R 799 R 620 R 569 R 670
Just Dance 2014 (Pre-order) R 649 R 649 R 539 R 569 R 575
Angry Birds Star Wars (Pre-order) R 469 R 469 R 469

Sony’s Playstation 4 launches on 13 December at a recommended retail price of R6,299. The console will have accessories such as extra Dualshock 4 controllers and charging stands available on launch, although the PS4’s vertical stand and the red and blue controllers will not be available on launch.

Ster Kinekor Entertainment has now confirmed the recommended pricing for the PS4 bundles and peripherals in SA: PS4 bundles, games, peripherals: SA pricing revealed

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