The true price of a PlayStation 5
See the original posting on The Verge
This past week Iâve been watching eBay, trying to decide if I should sell my PS5. I wouldnât dream of becoming a scalper, but itâs getting hard to ignore just how much itâs worth. My daughter and I had beaten Astro Bot and Miles Morales, so I thought Iâd peek at the resale market. Wow, are they worth a lot!
And itâs not just the PlayStation 5 â I found that Xbox Series X and S, Nvidiaâs RTX 3090, 3080, 3070, and 3060 Ti graphics cards, and AMDâs rival RX 6800 and 6800 XT GPUs are all commanding incredibly high prices on the resale market. It no longer surprises me how each big ticket holiday gaming gadget sells out nigh-instantly anytime theyâre restocked; the incentive for scalpers is just too high. Theyâre so high even folks like me,…