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PS4 to be out of stock soon after launch: Sony India

Sameer Desai
PS4 to be out of stock soon after launch: Sony India

Sony is yet to announce a launch date for the PS4 in India, but it has said that stocks will most probably run out soon after the console launches in the country.

“In terms of sell-through, I don’t think we will be too far off from seeing what we’re seeing internationally. We will probably be at a stock-out situation immediately after launch,” PlayStation India country manager Atindriya Bose said in an interview with IVG, adding that it would take a couple of months after launch for the stock situation to stabilise.

Bose has also said that Sony will announce its PS4 launch plans for India in a press conference somehwere around 15th to 18th December.

Speculation amongst retailers has suggested the console could be priced anywhere from Rs 35,000 to Rs 45,000, with many also predicting a late December launch.

Bose, however, didn’t rule out the PS4’s India launch slipping into 2014. “Between the 15th and 18th of December we will be holding some sort of gathering, where we will declare the exact pricing for the India market, as well as the exact billing date – if it slips 2013, how much it will slip by,” he said.

He also confirmed that first-party PS4 games would retail for Rs 3,999 in India.

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