Limited Edition Uncharted PS4: Feeling Blue

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The Limited Edition Uncharted 4 PS4 Bundle is¬†available for preorder for $400 as of February 4th. The bundle will include a blue-grey and gold 500 GB PS4, a copy of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and a voucher for digital goodies (which includes Drake’s Fortune Outfit, Golden Weapon Skin and Uncharted Points for Multiplayer Mode).

The matching headset and DualShock controller will be sold separately for $99.99 and $64.99, respectively.

The Limited Edition PS4, as you can see, has a silkscreen image of Nathan Drake looking rather blue — haha! But seriously, his downcast eyes are presumably looking at something rather depressing.¬†According to the PlayStation Blog, the words SIC PARVIS MAGNA (Latin for “Greatness from small beginnings”) will appear on the limited edition console. I’m not seeing too much of this “greatness” expressed on Nathan Drake’s face, unfortunately. Or on any of this boring mess, honestly.

I am very excited for the final installment (and hopefully dramatic conclusion) of Uncharted but I think this console is a complete miss. The design is uncharacteristically dreary. It’s not very reflective of the lighthearted Spielberg-inspired series. But maybe people want gritty, somber designs on their limited edition consoles nowadays. Who knows? I’m not doing the marketing research to find out. I assume Sony has. I’m sure all Sony had to do was slap “Uncharted” onto the console and wait for the preorders to come rushing in. In fact, that’s probably exactly what’s happening here.

How do you feel about this console with an official Nathan Drake sticker on it? Love it? Hate it? Bought it? Tell me in the comments!

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  • Kristel

    While I’m not really a fan of the type of blue that they used, I have to admit that I think the gold detail is really, really cool. Like, so cool I’m trying to convince my cousin to get it. >> (Is that wrong?)
    And I get that many of the designs on the limited edition/custom PS4s are placed sideways, but I don’t think that tradition makes it look any less dumb for practical use, especially with this particular design. If anything they should’ve taken advantage of the cutoff to make drake look even more badass. Oh well.

    • GameBlogGirl

      I agree. The little spots of gold are nice. It’s just too boring to compel me to purchase one. The blue-grey is just so unappealing to me!
      (Sidebar: Haha, it is not wrong in any way to convince your family to buy cool gadgets.)