September 30, 2020 | technology | No Comments
Yesterday, Counterplay Games and Gearbox released pricing detailing on their upcoming PS5 exclusive Godfall. Normally, this wouldn’t have been major news, because the price of a new AAA game has been stable for years. But change is in the air, and Godfall will come in at $69.99 for its standard edition, following Sony and other publishers in what is likely to be a permanent move to $70 as a standard price for a next-gen AAA games.
This was bound to happen once Sony announced its pricing for next-gen exclusives, in essence giving publishers like Gearbox permission to tick their prices up as well. reason for publishers raising the price of these games is, on one level, simple: because they can. They believe that people will still buy and play these games in relatively equivalent numbers if they cost $10 more, and that any potential losses will be