Sony Considered PS5 Game Prices Higher Than $70 – Report

With games prices quickly settling into a new normal of $70, it’s being reported that Sony, maker of the PlayStation 5, did consider trying to price its first-party titles even higher before settling on the new price.

A report by Bloomberg on the rise in games pricing makes mention of conversations that Sony had about the price of its games. It states that before settling on the same $70 that seems likely to be the new standard industry-wise, the PS5 maker was potentially going to aim higher.

A Sony representative, speaking to Bloomberg, explained the increase in price reflects the growing costs of development, but also pointed towards other first-party titles that will be launching at $50, such as Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

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