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    No surprise there, Germany is Sonyland when it comes to gaming (they also love PC).
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    Yep, no surprises here. Good to hear though :]
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    No surprise there, Germany is Sonyland when it comes to gaming (they also love PC).
    It's actually PCland but they also love Sony

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    Them sneaky Germans. Beating us to the top spot!

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    I'm more surprised it is doing well at that pricepoint.

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    awesome news i signed up to get an email when pre-orderes start did they start yet in america

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    We Europeans will get effed by the system once again, I'm 100% positive on that. Games cost 60 Euros or more (some retailers, more often than not non-gaming shops, you know, electronics and entertainment shops, have them for 55 Euros SOMETIMES), and the consoles themselves cost the same as in the USA. For example - let's say the PS4 comes out in the USA for 499 dollars (I think 499 dollars will be the price at launch for both the PS4 and Juan) - it will cost 499 Euros in Germany/Austria. That sucks. Maybe I'll get a PS4 from England (amazon.co.uk? but they screw us Germans/Austrians over no matter what ) or maybe even the USA, depending where it'll be cheaper. But the shipping costs and other fees one has to pay when importing something... god I hate that.

    I'm sure I'll have to pay relatively (much) more than my fellow brothers and sisters on that great continent that is (North) America.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolguy View Post
    awesome news i signed up to get an email when pre-orderes start did they start yet in america
    Not yet. I signed up to that too but nothing has been sent to me. Once they reveal the price on the 10th I'm sure within hours it'll be available to pre order

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    Same as the other thread, but atleast this is an article

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lefein View Post
    I'm more surprised it is doing well at that pricepoint.
    I'm with you. Not a change in hell i would pay that much for a console.




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    Quote Originally Posted by MBS D@v!d View Post
    We Europeans will get effed by the system once again, I'm 100% positive on that. Games cost 60 Euros or more (some retailers, more often than not non-gaming shops, you know, electronics and entertainment shops, have them for 55 Euros SOMETIMES), and the consoles themselves cost the same as in the USA. For example - let's say the PS4 comes out in the USA for 499 dollars (I think 499 dollars will be the price at launch for both the PS4 and Juan) - it will cost 499 Euros in Germany/Austria. That sucks. Maybe I'll get a PS4 from England (amazon.co.uk? but they screw us Germans/Austrians over no matter what ) or maybe even the USA, depending where it'll be cheaper. But the shipping costs and other fees one has to pay when importing something... god I hate that.

    I'm sure I'll have to pay relatively (much) more than my fellow brothers and sisters on that great continent that is (North) America.
    Then move!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ps3freak18 View Post
    I'm with you. Not a change in hell i would pay that much for a console.
    This is how it is outside the US.

    We pretty much subsidise gaming for 'Murica. $60USD game should equal to roughly $70 NZD. Games at normal (non-discounted prices) are at > $95NZD (on average around $89 USD). Sometimes more.

    Don't know why - even for shipping etc shouldn't nearly cost double.

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    Then move!
    Yes - move simply for gaming reasons?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MBS D@v!d View Post
    We Europeans will get effed by the system once again, I'm 100% positive on that. Games cost 60 Euros or more (some retailers, more often than not non-gaming shops, you know, electronics and entertainment shops, have them for 55 Euros SOMETIMES), and the consoles themselves cost the same as in the USA. For example - let's say the PS4 comes out in the USA for 499 dollars (I think 499 dollars will be the price at launch for both the PS4 and Juan) - it will cost 499 Euros in Germany/Austria. That sucks. Maybe I'll get a PS4 from England (amazon.co.uk? but they screw us Germans/Austrians over no matter what ) or maybe even the USA, depending where it'll be cheaper. But the shipping costs and other fees one has to pay when importing something... god I hate that.

    I'm sure I'll have to pay relatively (much) more than my fellow brothers and sisters on that great continent that is (North) America.
    Tax for living in such a beautiful place.

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    No shock there. The PS4 is going to sell out.


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    I'm tempted to pre order....but I want to know the definite price


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    Quote Originally Posted by MBS D@v!d View Post
    let's say the PS4 comes out in the USA for 499 dollars (I think 499 dollars will be the price at launch for both the PS4 and Juan) - it will cost 499 Euros in Germany/Austria.
    That's $500 ex TAX and €500 inc VAT.

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    Yeah, probably a place holder. The odd thing though is that is not available on Amazon.com yet, not even as a place holder.


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    Woah woah woah. Yeah, it's cool I guess. But we all know Amazon is no Blockbuster.


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    Quote Originally Posted by unicron7 View Post
    Woah woah woah. Yeah, it's cool I guess. But we all know Amazon is no Blockbuster.
    I see what you did there. lol That was good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by admartian View Post
    This is how it is outside the US.

    We pretty much subsidise gaming for 'Murica. $60USD game should equal to roughly $70 NZD. Games at normal (non-discounted prices) are at > $95NZD (on average around $89 USD). Sometimes more.

    Don't know why - even for shipping etc shouldn't nearly cost double.



    Yes - move simply for gaming reasons?
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    Can't argue you there.




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    Most of those countries have huge taxes on these goods. Blame your tax system not Sony or Microsoft. With the way we are headed over here our leaders will have us just as broke taking care of everyone and we will see even higher taxes too but really your issue should be with your elected officials. You (country) want free health care and craddle to grave handouts you have to pay more taxes. We aren't there yet but as soon as Obamacare and the rest of the govt programs we keep implementing we will be Europe in a few dozen years...broke and taxing everything...probably including the air we breath if they can get away with it.

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    Ill be preordering mine soon too, don't want to miss out on the hot cakes. Not sure which store will offer the best deal tho. E3 will also be a mind blower.

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