The “PS5/XSX Games Have To Cost More” Myth

Do they, though? A closer look at the situation raises some interesting questions

Kostas Farkonas
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16 min readAug 2, 2020

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Want to play new AAA games on PlayStation5 or Xbox Series X on day one? Compared to what you paid for the same PS4/XO games you might be asked to hand out ten more of those dollar bills. Question is: do you have to? (Image credit: Lucas Favre, Unsplash)

With PlayStation5 and Xbox Series X just months away from release and most of their features unveiled, game publishers are bringing up a matter that’s been on their minds for some time. It’s no coincidence that it’s being brought up now, as the market…

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Kostas Farkonas
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