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Tekken 2 is priced at $600 on the Australian PlayStation Store

The revamped PlayStation Plus launched in various regions around the world this week, including Europe and Australia. This includes some classic titles that are coming to the PS Store separately, including Tekken 2 which oddly, and probably accidentally, received a $600 price tag in Australia.

Australia was one of many countries to finally get the chance to try out PS Plus Premium for the first time this week as the rollout reached its biggest milestone yet. As revealed before the rollout began last month, some PS1 games will be available for purchase. Tekken 2 isn’t supposed to be included in this small selection, but as Press Start pointed out shortly after the new service went live, it was inadvertently added and slapped with a hefty price tag.


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Tekken 2 was, and may still be, listed for $600. Even though the value of rare video games has skyrocketed in recent years, it’s still a pretty high asking price. Especially when it’s just a digital copy. If you’re wondering if the exchange rate makes it seem like too much to ask, $600 AUD is about $417 in the US. That’s a bit better, but still much higher than the $5-$10 that most classic games added to the PS Store currently cost.

There’s actually a history of the American PS Plus relaunch that makes this all a bit more logical, but also more confusing at the same time if you think about it too much. During the US rollout, Tekken 2 was briefly listed for $9999. Had it been listed at the same price in Australia, it could have been attributed to some sort of internal error made both times. The fact that the two high prices are so different makes it all more confusing.

We shouldn’t have to tell you this, but if you live in Australia and Tekken 2 is still listed at $600, don’t buy it. In fact, it doesn’t appear to be one of the classic PS titles that you can purchase separately, meaning you’ll need a Premium subscription if you want to play it. Or, if you’re so desperate to own a digital copy, pay $600. However, this will likely result in an error or a refund.

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