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The PlayStation 4 is one of the best-selling video game consoles of all-time, with more than 100 million consoles sold around the world since its debut in 2013.
Sony has dominated the current console generation with PlayStation 4-exclusive games like "God of War," "Horizon Zero Dawn," and "Marvel's Spider-Man." Hit franchises like "MLB the Show" and "Uncharted" also continue to keep fans dedicated to the PlayStation brand.
Beyond a library of more than 2,500 video games, the PlayStation 4 also serves as the anchor for countless home theater systems, providing Blu-ray and DVD playback, digital movie rentals, and support for popular streaming apps like Netflix, Spotify, and Twitch.
The PlayStation 5 is due to launch on November 12, but Sony says it will continue releasing upcoming games, like "Spider-Man: Miles Morales," for the millions of PS4 owners while gamers gradually adopt the new console. As an added bonus, the PS5 will support hundreds of the most popular PS4 games, so you can start building a library now and bring them over to the new console when you're ready to upgrade.
Below, we've collected the best deals on PlayStation 4 consoles, exclusive games, and accessories. These discounts should all come in handy whether you're picking up a PlayStation 4 for the first time, building your library of games, or trying to find the cheapest price on a PlayStation peripheral.
Prices and links are current as of 10/2/2020. Added new deals for PS4 games. Removed deals that are no longer active. Updated by Kevin Webb.
After releasing the original PlayStation 4 in 2013, Sony released two new versions of the console in 2016 — a slim model replacing the original, and the more powerful PS4 Pro.
The PlayStation 4 Pro is capable of playing games at 4K resolution, while the standard PS4 is limited to 1080p. Despite the resolution limits, every version of the PS4 is capable of HDR color output, and a 1TB hard drive is now the PS4 standard.
Though there are no discounts currently available on new PlayStation 4 consoles, with the PlayStation 5 on the way, buying a used or refurbished PlayStation 4 could be a wise choice if you just want something to hold you over until you're ready to upgrade to the next generation console.
Unfortunately, stock for all PlayStation 4 consoles remains low at many retailers. With that in mind, the below products might not currently be available for shipment. We'll update this section with more retailer options as stores add more inventory.
There are thousands of games available for the PlayStation 4, so we've chosen to focus on the some of the console's most popular titles. Right now, dozens of games are available through the PlayStation digital storefront thanks to a special "Games of a Generation" promotion.
The DualShock 4 is the standard PlayStation 4 controller but it's also compatible with Windows, iOS, MacOS, and Android devices.
With controllers like the Xbox Elite Series popularizing the use of rear paddle buttons, premium controllers like the SCUF Vantage have become popular choices for the PlayStation 4 as well. Sony released a special attachment to add back buttons to the DS4 controller in January 2020, but it's been hard to find in the months since.
Though there are no discounts on brand-new DualShock 4 controllers right now, you can save $7 by purchasing a pre-owned controller via GameStop.
The PlayStation VR is the top-selling VR headset, thanks in part to the 100 million people who already own the required PlayStation 4. The headset connects directly to the console and can be used to play standard games in 2D as well as immersive VR titles like "Firewall: Zero Hour."
The PlayStation Move Motion controller has been around since the days of the PlayStation 3 and works in tandem with the PlayStation VR to track arm and hand movements. They're not mandatory for playing games in VR, but some games require them for proper motion control, like "Superhot."
There are no discounts currently available on brand-new PlayStation VR headsets or bundles, but GameStop has refurbished PlayStation VR units for $149.99 when they're in stock. We'll update this section with more PlayStation VR and accessory deals as they are announced.
PlayStation Plus is a subscription service that's required for online play with nearly all PlayStation 4 games. The subscription also offers special discounts in the PlayStation Network store, and subscribers get free games each month that remain available as long as the PlayStation Plus subscription is active.
If you're already a PlayStation Plus subscriber, buying a discounted membership will add time to the length of your current subscription.
Meanwhile, PlayStation Now is a subscription streaming service that lets you stream hundreds of games to your PC or PS4. Think Netflix, but for PlayStation games. The service includes games for PS2, PS3, and PS4. As an added bonus, PlayStation 4 owners can download the full version of their PlayStation Now games to play offline.
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