Sony confirmed why the company decided against including the PS4 Eye camera. This decision was done to reach “the magic price” for the system, and for the consumers.
Sony provided some details regarding the changes. The company attempts to bundle the camera with the PS4 at a price of $400. However, there were “pressure from above forbade Sony Computer Entertainment from making too much of a loss on the PlayStation 4 hardware.” The spectacular suggest that Sony would have lost $60 for each PS4 , purchases of peripherals, software, and services .
“Certainly for the earlier part of the lifecycle, the vast majority of the audience that we speak to tells us that their primary wish is for the full controller interface and there’s not necessarily a huge emphasis being placed on camera interaction,” said by Sony Computer Entertainment president Andrew House.
House made a statement that we can expect a PlayStation Eye bundle later.
The PlayStation 4 will launch on November 15th in North America , November 29th in Europe and February 22nd in Japan.