Sony appears to be struggling to sell $70 games – this is an issue of quality, not price


“New US$69.99 price may negatively impact PS5 game unit sales, data suggests. Reports indicate that PlayStation users are buying less (sic) games, and Sony’s data suggests that higher costs are a reason why unit sales have dropped.” This lede, published by TweakTown, seems ludicrous. It’s one of those real stating-the-obvious…

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Opinion by Matt S.  Thanks to the ongoing devaluation of the games industry (no, really, keep telling me how something that cost millions to make and can occupy weeks of your time is “too expensive” at $Aus100 or $US60 or whatever), we’ve arrived at the point where being “cheap” is…

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