Thinks buying more servers can fix a bad patch
The Blu-ray model, which cost ¥49,980 (~$366) at launch, will rise to ¥60,478 (~$448) – an unprecedented increase. And responding to Famitsu’s report on the news, many players are pointing out that they simply don’t need the platform anymore. There’s a lot of talk of transitioning to the PC, with some pondering whether exclusive Final Fantasy 16 will eventually be available elsewhere.
Many have also pointed out that they haven’t had an opportunity to even find PS5 stock yet, and already the price has gone up. Sony’s new-gen console has struggled to find its footing in Japan, due to a general lack of availability. Some major stores are running raffles in the country, with “winners” rewarded with the opportunity to snag a system.