The controller is half-translucent dark blue and half-matte, while the Gold Headset 500 Million Limited Edition is finished in the same dark color, with a copper PlayStation logo on both sides. Only 50,000 of the limited-edition consoles will be made available - so you'll want to move fast.
Those of you lucky enough to snap one up will also receive a commemorative copper plate, featuring a limited edition serial number.
Sony has reached an impressive milestone: in the 24 years since the original PlayStation launched in Japan in December of 1994, the company has sold over 500 million PlayStation consoles (525.3 million, to be exact). The console is outfitted in a translucent blue shell and it comes packed with a variety of extras. This particular variant, which is created to celebrate PlayStation's achievement of reaching 525.3 million units of hardware worldwide, comes with translucent body.
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Anybody planning to grab one of the 500 Million PS4 Pros? The 500 Million Limited Edition DualShock 4 will be $64.99 USD/$74.99 CAD/€64, while the Gold Wireless Headset will be $99.99 USD/$119.99 CAD/€89. Select consoles also have important dates etched onto them, such those marking the U.S. launch of the original PlayStation and the PS4.
The PlayStation 4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition is due to release on August 24 and will be available for £449.99 ($499.99) - other pricing TBC. Another serial number to keep an eye out for is 01013, which is the U.S. launch date of PSVR. Sony is also selling the limited edition DualShock 4 for $64.99. The system goes on sale on August 24 - keep an eye on the console's official PlayStation.com page for a list of participating retailers.