My first 11/11 purchase for 2019, Sony PS4 Pro God of War / The Last of Us Remastered Bundle.
The official retail price is S$619 on Lazada, but on 11/11, it drops further to S$559. On top of that, Sony Store on Lazada is throwing in an S$50 voucher for a minimum spend of S$500. To make the deal even sweeter, I have an S$10 Lazada voucher, and I paid using UOB, which gives me an additional S$10 discount.
After all the discounts, I paid S$489 for the Sony PS4 Pro God of War / The Last of Us Remastered Bundle. Delivery within Singapore is an additional S$1.49.
Many of my friends are asking why I am getting the PS4 Pro now when the PS5 will be released next year. Assuming no delays, the PS5 will be released in winter 2020, which makes it about a year from now, and that is a pretty long time. And since PS5 will be classified under the next-generation console, I don’t expect the price to be cheap either.
Although my nickname is gamerz, I stopped playing games regularly after entering university about 15 years ago. I think my attention span for games is rather short compared to my secondary school or polytechnic days.
Unlike my iPhones, which I always have to get the latest, for gaming consoles, I am ok to settle for a slightly outdated model.
Also, the main reason I bought the PS4 is for Final Fantasy VII Remake, which will be released on 3rd March 2020. I have fond memories of playing Final Fantasy VII when I was in secondary school!
- Main Processor
- Single-chip Custom Processor
- CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 Cores
- GPU: 4.20 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon Based Graphics Engine
- Memory: 8GB GDDR5
- Storage: 1TB Hard Disk Drive
- Optical Drive:
- BD × 6 CAV
- DVD × 8 CAV
- 3x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port
- 1x AUX Port
- 1x HDMI Out Port (4K/HDR)
- 1x Digital Out Port (Optical)
- Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
- IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth 4.0 (LE)
- Power Consumption: Maximum of 300W
- Dimensions: 295 x 55 x 327 mm (width x height x depth)
- Weight: 3.2 kg
Since Final Fantasy VII Remake is not yet released, the first game that I bought is Dragon Ball FighterZ Ultimate Edition from the PlayStation Online Store. They are having a 75% discount on the original price of S$139.90. I ended up paying just S$34.97.
The next game that I am going to buy is probably Overcooked! 2, so I can play with Li Xiang.
Besides Final Fantasy VII Remake, I am probably going to preorder Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot as well.