June 29, 2022
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PlayStation 5 now costs R$3,900 in the country after tax reduction – Link

PlayStation 5 released in November 2020

After Bolsonaro’s government downgraded last Wednesday, 11, Tax for video game consoles and gamesHey PlayStation 5Give Sony, it was cheaper in Brazil. The company announced new prices for the devices, which will now start at R$ 3.9 thousand – until then, the cheapest model costs R$ 4.2 thousand.

The most complete version of PlayStation 5, with the entry of records, there will be a reduction in the price from R$ 4.7 thousand to R$ 4.4 thousand. price Playstation 4 It also decreased from 2.8 thousand Brazilian riyals to 2.6 thousand Brazilian riyals.

In addition to keyboards, accessories of the brand were cheaper. DualSense and Dualshock wireless controls cost from $440 and R$280, respectively. The price of the HD camera will start from 420 BRL to 390 BRL.

The government action reduced IPI rates on consoles and video game machines from 30% to 20%. In the case of parts and accessories for video game consoles and machines whose images are reproduced on screen, the rate increased from 22% to 12%. The decree also reduced the tax on video game devices with a built-in screen, whether portable or not, and their parts from 6% to 0%.

This is the third tax cut for the sector, and according to the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic last week, the measure “aims at encouraging the development of the electronic games sector in the country.”