Salt and Sacrifice was forced to raise prices on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in some regions.
After the launch of the 2D platform game Soulslike by Ska Studios Salt and Sacrifice On May 10, it was reported that the price of the game had increased on PlayStation stores in some regions.
According to the report of Techraptor, the price of the game was forced to match the local price on the global Epic Games Store, with countries like Brazil, the price increased by 276%, meaning the price went up from $38 to $105. However, in the UK, players have dropped from £16 to £13, while in Canada it has dropped from $22CAD to $27CAD.
At the time, developer Shane Lynch told the game’s community on its Discord server that “some of the initial prices were set much lower than Sony’s, and we were obligated to match prices on all platforms. I can’t really control the country-by-country prices on Sony, so some prices have had to go up or down. Sorry.”
Today (May 16), a spokesperson for Ska Studios responded to forced price matching in a new statement Eurogamer. It says: “Salt and SacrificePricing is always intended to be the same across all storefronts at launch. As a result, storefront prices have been adjusted in different regions ahead of the game’s global PC launch at 9 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Prices are unchanged across any device. any store or in any region after launch, nor does any platform owner claim any change to the original price of the game.
“Developers Ska Studios and Devoured Studios apologize for any confusion regarding the price adjustment prior to Salt and Sacrificelaunched, and as a two-man development team, remains focused on supporting the game after its successful launch. “
Salt and Sacrifice Now available on PS4, PS5 and PC through the Epic Games Store.
In other news, Sony has revealed the PS4 and PS5 series of games will be participating in the upcoming revamp of the PlayStation Plus service.
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