PS4 pre-order customers who placed orders via UK retailer SimplyGames were told they had to pay more to secure their console at launch, sparking a wave of investigation and backlash. Britain’s consumer legislation firm Trading Standards has deemed the ransom unlawful.
PlayStation 4 appears to be in short supply in France, according to a fresh report that suggests retailers are advising customers that all new orders will not be honoured until January 2014.
UK retailer SimplyGames is forcing customers into paying extra to secure their PS4 pre-order for release day. The site has contacted those with existing orders, and has warned them that the order will not be guaranteed in time unless they fork over more cash for a bigger bundle.