Nintendo could be setting a precedent for increasing prices across the gaming industry with its new Nintendo Switch OLED coming in at a higher price point. Sony is reportedly “closely monitoring” the situation surrounding the new more expensive Switch, and could opt to make some pricing changes of its own depending on the results. The long term effects of this could result in a PS5 price increase as demand remains high and consumers show they are willing to pay more.
A report in The Japan Times indicates that eyes across the industry are locked on Nintendo. With the new Switch