Someone in Japan just bought a 20th Anniversary PS4 for nearly $130,000

Posted: January 26, 2015 in Game Articles

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by Sam Byford

Of course you want the limited edition 20th Anniversary PS4 in original-PlayStation gray. How could you not? It’s gorgeous. But how much would you pay for the most prestigious model of all — the one with serial number 00001 from the run of 12,300 units?

Well, Sony decided to find out by holding a bidding war on Yahoo Auctions in Japan, and when all was said and done one lucky user had secured themselves the console for ¥15,135,000 — that’s about $129,000. “We appreciate all who participated in the auction and are surprised at the highest bid price, which was higher than our expectations,” a Sony representative told The Wall Street Journal. The money will be donated to Save The Children Japan.

Earlier this month Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 has sold over 18.5 million units worldwide since its launch in late 2013. The regular price is $399.

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