Cost of Games Consoles Across the World

2017 Technology Price Index reviews the cost of PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One Globally

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Cost of Games Consoles Across the World

2017 Technology Price Index reviews the cost of PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One Globally

  • Games consoles most affordable in Europe and Canada
  • Switzerland least expensive country for Xbox One
  • Games consoles less affordable in Asia and Latin America
  • Venezuela the most expensive country due to hyperinflation

Miami, Florida 17/01/2017 –  Rocket Internet Venture and Latin America’s largest online retailer, Linio, carried out a study that reveals that the same games consoles vary greatly in price around the world. The research took into consideration the various factors that influence price levels in different countries. The results of how expensive games consoles are in 72 countries were presented in the 2017 Tech Price Index.

For an overview of the games console market, Linio analysed the different prices of PS4 and Xbox One consoles offered by online retailers. The prices given by at least the ten largest retailers in the country’s five largest cities were also included. The same processes were followed for both consoles.

For the full results of the ranking with the interactive table of findings,in US$ visit here. In Euros visit here.  
 
 
 
 

 

The top 5 most and least affordable countries to buy the PS4 are (in USD):

PS4 Most Affordable Countries   PS4 Most Expensive Countries
Country iPhone Price Ranking   Country iPhone Price Ranking
Hungary $246.89 1   Venezuela $56,723.53 1
Ukraine $254.18 2   Angola $868.75 2
Canada $274.25 3   Thailand $716.70 3
Poland $281.59 4   Argentina $566.52 4
Italy $281.96 5   Brazil $565.20 5

 

The top 5 most and least affordable countries to buy the Xbox One are:

 

Xbox One Most Affordable Countries   Xbox One Most Expensive Countries
Country iPhone Price Ranking   Country iPhone Price Ranking
Switzerland $222.55 1   Venezuela $37,073 1
Romania $223.46 2   Brunei $737.90 2
France $227.90 3   Vietnam $680.90 3
Canada $233.14 4   Costa Rica $640.96 4
Qatar $249.72 5   Thailand $605.42 5

 

NB: Venezuela tops the list as the most expensive due to recent inflation issues within the country.

For the full results of the ranking with the interactive table of findings, visit here.

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