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Australia: Xbox 360 prices drop tomorrow

Microsoft has reduced the Australian RRP of its entire Xbox 360 console and Kinect range.

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Price Drop headlines

  • Analyst: Aussies to enjoy videogame price drop "by early 2012"

    Games will drop in price in the region from around AU$120 to AU$70, that’s according to a consumer analyst for the Macquarie management group.

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  • Nintendo drops Australian DS RRP

    Nintendo Australia has announced an AUD $50 drop on the recommended retail price for both current DS models.

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  • Guillemot expects price drops for PS3, 360 this year

    Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said he expects PS3 and Xbox 360 to drop in price at some point later this year.

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  • Game's current 'killer deals'

    Currently have an embarrassment of riches? Money burning a hole in your pocket? You may wish to consider the latest offers from Game’s UK site.

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  • Rumour: Wii to make second official drop to $150 in May

    Engadget (via Kotaku) is citing a “trusted source” on a Wii price drop next month.

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  • Oddboxx gets a price drop

    Oddworld Inhabitants’ classic – and spellcheck defying – titles Abe’s Oddysee, Abe’s Exoddus, Munch’s Oddysee and Stranger’s Wrath are now as easy on the wallet as they are on the eye. “Follow me” for more details.

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  • Iwata: No Wii price cuts in the "near future"

    Better brush up on those bartering skills. Otherwise – unless our dear Emperor of Economics Lewie digs something up – you won’t be getting that shiny new Wii on the cheap any time soon.

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  • Analyst: Wii already overdue for another price drop

    Seems like only yesterday we were scanning Toys ‘R’ Us fliers and picking away furiously at Nintendo’s buttoned lips over a potential Wii price drop. Then – shock – it happened. But that’s not good enough for Janco Partners analyst Mike Hickey. He thinks that, with Natal and Arc on the way, Nintendo needs stop […]

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  • Sony: Cheap PS2 could take Wii market share

    SCEA marketing boss John Koller’s told GameDaily he believes his newly-cheapened PS2 could crash Wii’s American party. “We do think the $99 price point could steal some share [from Wii],” he said. “From a technological standpoint, the Wii is much closer to the PS2 than it is to the next-gen consoles. It’s obviously not an […]

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  • No UK PS2 price cut, European machine drops to €99

    SCEE’s just confirmed to VG247 that the UK will not see a PS2 price cut, despite the fact the machine has just dropped to $99 in the US. PS2 will now cost €99 in Europe, SCEE said today. “The price of PS2 is not being reduced in the UK,” said a rep. “For the rest […]

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  • Rumour: Target ad shows $100 PS2

    Kotaku’s posted up what looks to be a Target ad for a $100 PS2, down from $130. The image adds weight to speculation yesterday that Sony may be about to announce a price drop for the ancient machine. Apparently it comes from next week’s Target catalogue. Sony is planning to make some kind of large […]

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  • Blockbusters dropped 40Gb PS3 price in US this weekend

    According to this Kotaku story, a leaked Blockbusters memo has shown that the retailer will be dropping the price of the 40GB PS3 this weekend from $360 to $300. It’s still unclear as to whether this is a Sony initiative or a Blockbusters “thing.” Through the link.

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  • NA Xbox 360 price drop does sorta OK, raises sales 100%

    Kotaku recently received word that Microsoft is slightly pleased with the natural sales enhancement its console received following its recent batch of US price drops. “Coming off the heels of the console price drop last week, Microsoft Xbox 360 sales have surged, with retailers reporting over 100% sales lift for all Xbox 360 models compared […]

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  • "Major retailer" confirms 360 price drop at E3

    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. […]

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  • Microsoft brands imminent Xbox 360 price drop as "rumour"

    Never saw this coming. Speaking to VG247, Microsoft UK called overnight claims that the European entry level Xbox 360 will drop in price next week “rumour and speculation”. And as you all know by now, ““We don’t comment on rumour or speculation,” the firm said. The story originated on a Dutch site, which claimed Microsoft […]

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