PS4 $50 price drop leaked by Target’s website

Jacob Siegal

Despite its continued dominance of the console market, it looks like Sony is prepping a price drop for its PlayStation 4 this holiday season. Spotted by video game deals scourer Wario64 this weekend, Target temporarily listed the PS4 at $349.99 in an ad on its website before realizing they’d made an error.

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We’ve heard plenty of rumors about PS4 price drops over the past several months, but until now, there hasn’t been much in the way of evidence. With a huge graphic proudly displaying “$50 price drop on the PS4,” we’re starting to feel a little more confident about the possibility.

It wasn’t just a PS4 console price drop either — in line with Microsoft’s recent bundle extravaganza, it appeared that the deal would have come alongside the Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection PS4 bundle, which will be available this Friday.

Of course, as Ars Technica notes, this could simply be a big misunderstanding on Target’s part. Just recently, Target began offering customers a $50 gift card to go along with any PS4 bundle they picked up. Someone on Target’s marketing team theoretically could have gotten the deal mixed up with a full-fledged price drop.

Sony also announced the Uncharted PS4 bundle just a month ago and explicitly stated that the price would be $399.99. I guess we’ll have to wait until later this week to find out, but if you’re in the market for a PS4, it might not be a bad idea to wait a few days before you pull the trigger.

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