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Snapdeal Lists PlayStation 4 India Price; Launching Here In December?

Online retailer Snapdeal has listed PS4 for pre-order with a price tag of Rs 40,000 ($632) and release date of December. The page claims that the product will be shipped on the release date itself. The company had earlier listed the product up for pre-order with a token deposit of Rs 1,999 in July. Game4u, the e-commerce wing of Milestone Interactive, has been offering the console for pre-order by charging a token amount of Rs 3,000 for a while now. Before the Rupee crashed a few months back, we heard that the console might be priced around Rs 30,000. The valuation then was Rs 55 per dollar, which meant that the console would be selling at a price of $545 and now things are still murky despite the currency getting stronger. RBI Governor yesterday said that Rupee might crash to Rs 78 per dollar in 6 months over fears that the US Federal Reserve would start winding down its stimulus as early as next month, after strong jobs report. [caption id="attachment_100437" align="alignleft" width="250"] Screenshot of Snapdeal's listingClick to expand[/caption] Sony had decided to wait for the currency to stabilise before announcing the console price here.  PlayStation's regional head for the Middle East, India and Turkey, Robert Fisser had told MCVIndia that the company was waiting till as late as possible before confirming the price, because of the volatile Rupee. Then in September Sony mentioned on their official PlayStation 4 page that the console will release here in 2013, but they took…

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