Over 100 million PlayStation four consoles have discovered their means into shoppers’ properties, however there are a handful that stand out from the remainder. Whether or not to advertise a sport, deal, and even quick meals, there have been some lovely and weird variations of the modern black field.
Launch date: July 28, 2014
Remaining public sale worth: $four,105
Created as an incentive for a charity public sale, the cutely dubbed “GayStation” encompasses a colourful rainbow design on the console, with a retro-style coronary heart within the center. Benefitting the Swedish Federation for LGBTQ Rights, the console offered for 28,300 Swedish kroner (about $four,105). That’s lots to pay for a console, however because it went to charity, the only real proprietor of the GayStation has lots to be happy with.
20th Anniversary Version
Launch date: December three, 2014
eBay historic low/excessive: $910.84 (solely sale)
To rejoice 20 years for the reason that launch of the unique PlayStation in 1994, Sony produced 12,300 retro-styled PlayStation four consoles to commemorate the milestone. They unsurprisingly offered out quick, making the console extremely wanted – and costly – to at the present time. The console itself encompasses a grey end paying homage to the unique PlayStation’s fashion, in addition to an aluminum plate with its distinctive quantity out of 12,300. Additionally included are a equally retro-styled DualShock four, and a ‘90s styled PlayStation Digital camera.
Steel Gear Stable V Particular Version PS4
Launch date: September 1, 2015
eBay historic low: $193.25
eBay historic excessive: $336.03
Launched alongside Hideo Kojima’s grand finale for the franchise, the particular version console encompasses a modern crimson end to match the colour of Snake’s bionic arm, and a gray-tinted DualShock four to match his gun. Apart from tiny logos for the Diamond Canines, Snake’s personal navy firm, the console and controller are principally unmarked, which is a breath of recent air when in comparison with different restricted version consoles. It sadly solely launched in Asia and Europe, making it more durable to trace down for American audiences.
Taco Bell – Restricted Version Gold PlayStation four
Launch date: September 24, 2015
eBay historic low: $200.00
eBay historic excessive: $599.99
As a part of a promotional occasion, Taco Bell gave away one golden PS4 roughly each 10 minutes for 10 days. In an effort to enter, individuals needed to buy one among Taco Bell’s signature Huge Bins, through which they might discover a redeemable code to enter the raffle. These consoles had a golden prime that truly lacked any Taco Bell branding, in addition to Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Assortment, a golden DualShock four, and a golden card detailing the console’s quantity out of the 6,500 made. Whereas this console is undeniably fancy, it nonetheless isn’t as fancy as former Sport Informer editor Dan Ryckert’s real wedding at Taco Bell.
Hitman PlayStation four Console – Agent 47 Briefcase
Launch date: June 30, 2016
Just one manufactured, given away in raffle
Designed as a reproduction of Hitman protagonist Agent 47’s briefcase, it’s not clear that that is even a console till additional inspection. Whereas most different restricted version consoles act as paint jobs, this one-of-a-kind console goes above and past with its unconventional type and a spotlight to element. You’d probably must turn out to be a hitman your self to get your palms on this console, as just one exists, and it’s within the palms of a really fortunate winner of a raffle Sq. Enix placed on again in 2016.
God of Battle PS4 Professional Bundle
Launch date: April 20, 2018
eBay’s historic low: $299.99
eBay’s historic excessive: $799.99
Launched alongside the critically acclaimed God of Battle, this restricted version console has a “Leviathan Grey” shade, embellished with the sport’s Norse runes and the design of Kratos’ Axe. The DualShock four options the identical coloring, with the God of Battle emblem proven proudly throughout the touchpad. As with most restricted editions, it’s offered out, and also you’ll must pay a fairly penny to get your palms on it now. It wouldn’t be “restricted” in any other case!
500 Million PS4 Professional
Launch date: August 24, 2018
eBay historic low: $218.43
eBay historic excessive: $2,000.00
To rejoice having offered a complete of 500 million PlayStation gadgets, Sony had yet one more restricted version console, however this one was much more restricted than the 20th Anniversary Version. That is the one PlayStation four version to have a translucent shell, that means you may see the parts contained in the console with out taking it aside. This translucency additionally utilized to the included DualShock four, and the Gold Wi-fi Headset that was out there for buy individually. This console once more offered out quickly when it launched, and is extremely tough to seek out as we speak for any affordable worth. We truly acquired our palms on one and did a photoshoot of the console, which you’ll be able to see here.
Spider-Man PS4 Professional Bundle
Launch date: September 7, 2018
eBay historic low: $222.91
eBay historic excessive: $785.07
Like most restricted editions, Spider-Man’s restricted version console launched alongside the sport it accompanied. It encompasses a daring crimson shade, with the White Spider image upon its floor. Matching this theme, the included DualShock four is equally drenched in crimson, with all of its buttons in white, in addition to its twin analog sticks. The brilliant coloration would possibly look a bit garish to some, however it’s definitely a loud strategy to profess one’s love for the webslinger and his latest online game enterprise. Because it was a restricted version console, you’ll must dig a bit deeper into your pockets to get one as we speak, however it’s current sufficient that it’s not prohibitively costly.
Kingdom Hearts III PS4 Professional Bundle
Launch date: January 25, 2019
eBay historic low: $325.00
eBay historic excessive: $900.00
One of the crucial current restricted editions the PlayStation four has acquired, the Kingdom Hearts III PS4 Professional launched alongside the sport, and it’s match for a king. The console’s floor is lined with extremely detailed decorations from Kingdom Hearts, as is the controller that comes with the sport. Because the console was a GameStop unique within the west and offered out quick, the one strategy to get your palms on one now’s via third events reminiscent of Amazon or eBay, or to import one from Japan.
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Days of Play Editions
Launch dates: Summer time 2017-2019
2017 eBay historic low/ excessive: $120.00/ $629.00
2018 eBay historic low/ excessive: $180.50/ $625.00
2019 eBay historic low/ excessive: $119.00/ $419.90
Often, restricted editions of consoles are as costly as customary editions, if no more. For the annual Days of Play occasions, nevertheless, they’re truly cheaper! Since 2017, Sony’s used the summer season warmth and pleasure of E3 to attract in new consumers, bumping the PS4 Slim worth from $300 to $250, and having tons of offers on triple-A video games as effectively. To place the icing on the cake, nevertheless, every Days of Play PS4 Slim has a brand new design, and so they’ve been fairly nifty annually. In 2017, it was a sublime golden look; in 2018, that they had a deep blue console with the golden PlayStation icons adorning the console’s floor and the controller’s touchpad; in 2019, Sony went a bit extra refined, with a metal look to the console and controller that made them look slightly extra skilled than standard. If you happen to didn’t decide one up in the course of the Days of Play occasion, you missed your likelihood, as they’ve all elevated in worth. You may promote one for a revenue, however all of them look fairly good in a front room.
For extra on all issues PlayStation, try our roundup of every limited edition PS4 to see those who did not make it onto this listing!