Well, "Crazy" expensive is not really what it is :)
SSD with that throughput today (I guess PCIe 4.0 only) is probably in that range... And this is a custom piece of hardware.
Just as a reference (PCIe 4.0 as it is probably the closest in term of performance):
No, 220$ is not crazy expensive at all...
I think this is why Sony is allowing 3rd party expansion. That way when SSD manufacturers are doing sales users can upgrade their PS5 storage for less cost and leaving Sony in the clear and not be accused of Vita-like practises.
I don't know how flexible MS will be on the price as the prices of NAND flash goes down but I can't see them dropping the price in increments every few months like normal retailers would do.
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