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“Major retailer” confirms 360 price drop at E3

Monday, 30th June 2008 09:59 GMT By Patrick Garratt

According to this Hollywood Reporter story, a “major retailer” has confirmed that Microsoft will drop the price of Xbox 360 by $50 at E3.

From the piece:

Microsoft will cut the price of its most popular Xbox 360 model, the 20GB Pro, by $50 to $299 in the coming weeks, game industry sources have confirmed.

Microsoft would not comment, but a major retailer, which requested anonymity, said the price move will come before the major video game trade show, E3, which runs July 15-17 in Los Angeles.

More through the link. Take it as a given that this is true.

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5 Comments

  1. Blerk

    Kotaku say these guys blew the lid on the last price drop, so it seems a fairly safe bet now.

    #1 7 years ago
  2. Psychotext

    We already saw the flyers showing this… it was about as confirmed as it could be. :D

    #2 7 years ago
  3. Blerk

    Here, have another flyer from another major retailer with the self-same $299 price point. :-)

    #3 7 years ago
  4. Blerk

    And here are some more ’20gb to be discontinued, price cut to clear, 60gb model imminent’ rumours.

    #4 7 years ago
  5. Blerk

    Australia gets in on the act now.

    #5 7 years ago

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