Replace: Nintendo has now confirmed that the Pleasure-Con value drop will even come to North America. Similar to Japan, the low cost solely applies to single Pleasure-Con purchases.
The one Pleasure-Con merchandise under will probably be lowered from $49.99 to $39.99 ranging from ninth November. Whereas it is a welcome change, it is price noting that $39.99 is precisely half the value of a full set, so shopping for two individually is unfortunately nonetheless no cheaper than shopping for a pair.
No less than upgrading one is somewhat bit cheaper now!
Authentic Article (Mon 12th Oct, 2020 13:30 BST): Nintendo has revealed that will probably be completely decreasing the value of its Change Pleasure-Con controllers in Japan, ranging from subsequent month.
From sixth November, the value of a single Pleasure-Con controller will probably be revised from 4,480 yen + tax to three,740 yen + tax, which is a drop of about 16.5%. The worth discount will apply to single Pleasure-Con merchandise solely, that means Change homeowners will nonetheless pay the identical, common value for a whole pack of two (thanks, Japanese Nintendo).
Customers in Japan can purchase Gray, Neon Crimson, Neon Blue, Neon Yellow, Neon Inexperienced, Crimson, and Neon Pink Pleasure-Con from the nation’s official retailer.
Naturally, then, we won’t assist however ponder whether or not an identical pricing restructure will arrive right here within the west. May we be about to see a everlasting discount in value throughout Europe and the US, or will this stay a Japan-only deal?
We’re positive a drop in value can be nicely obtained, particularly with all the Pleasure-Con drift points we have been seeing, however be happy to have your say within the feedback under. Do you suppose we’ll see a value drop quickly?