PS4 Pro is getting a 500 Million Limited Edition release

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But today, the firm has announced that it has sold more than 525 million PlayStation consoles globally since the launch of the very first.

On August 24th (Australian date to be confirmed), Sony will release 50,000 of these translucent blue PlayStation 4 Pro consoles which feature custom packaging, a translucent dark blue console, a matching DualShock 4 controller, PlayStation Camera, Vertical stand as well as a mono headset. The console will be on sale from August 24 and will cost $500.

In addition, a limited-edition Gold Wireless Headset and wireless controller will be sold separately.

The 500 Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro will be available to purchase starting August 24 at select online retailers. The front of each system will have a commemorative copper plate with its unique serial number etched on it. Inside, Sony installed a 2TB hard drive. The European PlayStation Blog mentions there will be opportunities in win one in that region, but does not offer additional details. Only 50,000 of the limited-edition consoles will be made available - so you'll want to move fast. The console is outfitted in a translucent blue shell and it comes packed with a variety of extras.

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500 million PlayStation consoles sold since the system launched in 2013 is an unbelievable feat.

The PlayStation brand has meant big business for Sony over the past [nearly] 25 years, and during that time, we've seen the release of the PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 and the current PlayStation 4. The matching DualShock 4 will appear in Europe on the same day, but in North America in early September 2018.

In the United Kingdom you'll be able to pre-order the limited-edition console, gold headset, and wireless control online from 10am on August 14 at Amazon, Game, Smyths Toys, ShopTo, Currys PC World and Very. These links leave Siliconera.

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