Which color PlayStation 4 Pro should you buy?
Best answer: While you can still get a limited edition PS4 Pro if you're willing to pay through the nose for it, you're just better off getting a standard PS4 Pro. If you absolutely have to get something besides the standard model, there are two options, which will set you back around $200 more and $450 more respectively.
- Standard price: PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB ($368 at Amazon)
- Extra cash: Marvel's Spider-Man Limited Edition Bundle ($559 at Amazon)
- Make it rain: God of War Limited Edition Bundle ($825 at Amazon)
So which color PlayStation 4 Pro should I buy?
While PlayStation does produce occasional limited edition consoles, they are limited and tough to get ahold of months after release. By far, the best choice to go with is the standard PS4 Pro. Everyone knows about the standard black PlayStation 4 Pro console. With a 1TB hard drive, it's the default. It's the system you commonly see on store shelves, and the one in just about every demo station when you go to play games yourself. Unless you're willing to spend a lot of money, it's also the only real option.
Oh, but I am willing to spend a lot of money!
If money is no object, there's still a couple of other custom PS4 Pro models to consider. Be forewarned; since they've been discontinued, they are costly. We have the Marvel's Spider-Man limited edition console, which is red with a white spider. Naturally, it also comes with the game. It's currently $559 on Amazon.
If Spidey isn't your thing though, there's also the limited edition God of War console. Featuring the design of Kratos' Leviathan ax, this console is an interesting silver base with diagrams all over. You're going to shell out a ton of cash for it though: right now it's $825 on Amazon.
What about the white PlayStation 4 Pro?
Unfortunately, the white PlayStation 4 Pro is ridiculously rare, to the point where it is not currently available on Amazon, even for an exorbitant price. Maybe we'll see it come back in the future with a new model or bundle, but for now, it's virtually unavailable.
Exactly what your 4K TV wants.
Sony's Pro console does everything the standard PS4 does but ramps it all up for 4K graphics and higher framerates. Your existing games will look better, and you'll be able to stream video from a bunch of exciting new places in higher quality.
Swing on by
If you've got the money, this hard-to-get-ahold-of bundle is a sleek red with the white spider, the perfect way to show off your love of Marvel's Spider-Man.
One last option
The God of War anew
This special edition console is emblazoned with the diagram of Kratos' deadly Leviathan ax and comes with a matching controller, as well as the critically-acclaimed game from Sony Santa Monica.
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Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on PlayStation on Android Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert