Sony has announced that it has increased the global price of the PlayStation 5 (PS5), including the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

In a blog post, the company cited “challenging economic conditions” as the main factor for the price change. The increase varies from region to region, affecting Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA), Asia-Pacific (APAC), Latin America (LATAM), and Canada. The US price will remain unchanged.

The new SRPs are effective immediately. In Southeast Asia, the new prices are reflected below.

  • Philippines
    PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – PHP 30,790
  • Singapore
    PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – SGD 799
    PS5 Digital Edition – SGD 669
  • Malaysia
    PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – MYR 2,499
    PS5 Digital Edition – MYR 2,069
  • Indonesia
    PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – IDR 9,699,000
    PS5 Digital Edition – IDR 8,199,000
  • Thailand
    PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – THB 18,690
    PS5 Digital Edition – THB 15,690
  • Vietnam
    PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive – VND 15,990,000

The Sony PlayStation 5 launched in the Philippines in December 2020 with a price of Php27,990. The console is one of the most popular in the world, with Sony having sold over 21 million PS5s consoles globally as of June 2022. In contrast, Microsoft’s Xbox Series sold only 13.8 million.

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