Sony Drops Price Of Two PlayStation 4 Bundles To $300 For The Holidays


Sony is giving lots of holiday love to everyone who missed out on its Black Friday and Cyber Monday PlayStation deals.

For the holidays, the Japanese console maker is offering two hot PlayStation 4 bundles normally priced at $349.99 for only $299.99 for a limited time.

Beginning Sunday, Dec. 6, through Saturday, Dec. 19, Sony is offering a Star Wars: Battlefront PlayStation 4 bundle and anUncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection PlayStation 4 bundle with $50 off their normal price.

Both bundles include a 500 GB PlayStation 4 console and DualShock controller in jet black.

The Star Wars: Battlefront bundle includes, of course, the newly released multiplayer shooter from EA DICE normally priced at $60. There is also a slew of other bonuses, including redeemable codes for classic Star Wars digital downloads such as Star Wars: Racer Revenge, Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter and Star Wars Bounty Hunter. The bundle also comes with the 16-bit side-scroller recently ported to PlayStation 4 Super Star Wars.

The Uncharted bundle includes access to the Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End multiplayer beta scheduled for Dec. 4 through Dec. 13, as well as game’s full release in March 2016. The bundle also includes the PlayStation 4 ports forUncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection is normally priced at $60.

“With two amazing PS4 bundles available for $299.99 each, we hope to bring some holiday cheer to PlayStation fans with these amazing bundles at a great value, and look forward to many gaming hours this holiday season and beyond,” says John Koller, vice president of PlayStation brand marketing.

 The PlayStation 4 continues to be the dominant video game console. This Black Friday alone, majority of console sales at online and physical stores were eaten up by the current-generation PlayStation, according to a report by InfoScout. Among buyers aged 18 to 35, 48 percent bought the PlayStation 4, followed by the Xbox One (32 percent) and the Nintendo Wii U (19 percent). However, older buyers, those aged 36 to 55, actually preferred the Xbox One, with 37 percent of buyers in the age range having bought the console this Black Friday. The PlayStation 4 ranked second with 33 percent and the Wii U third with 30 percent.