Tag Archives: price drop
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 04:59 BST
Microsoft has reduced the Australian RRP of its entire Xbox 360 console and Kinect range.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 | 09:27 BST
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.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 03:34 BST
Nintendo Australia has announced an AUD $50 drop on the recommended retail price for both current DS models.
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 | 15:27 BST
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said he expects PS3 and Xbox 360 to drop in price at some point later this year.
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 | 23:03 BST
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.
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 | 09:25 BST
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 | 17:02 BST
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.
Tue, Nov 02, 2010 | 09:43 GMT
Wed, Feb 17, 2010 | 02:18 GMT
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 treading water before its end of the pool gets a little more crowded.
Wed, Apr 01, 2009 | 07:23 BST
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 HD box and the software development is on a par with where PS2 development is, so that’s a much more realistic and similar demographic.”
Sony made its “big” announcement regarding the ancient machine yesterday, dropping its price to $99 in the US and €99 in mainland Europe.
“We feel very confident that the $99 price level will allow us to grab our share [of the young and female audience],” Koller added.
PS2 is available at the new price point today.
Tue, Mar 31, 2009 | 13:14 BST
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 of Europe it has been dropped to €99.”
UK PStwo bundles go from £100 on GAME.
SCEA’s said today that the machine will go on sale at $99 in the US as of tomorrow.
Tue, Mar 31, 2009 | 08:02 BST
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 announcement today, apparently. We shall see.
Fri, Sep 26, 2008 | 18:12 BST
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.
Thu, Sep 11, 2008 | 06:30 BST
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 to the previous weekend,” reads the statement.
“Additionally, retailers are reporting that between Friday, Sept. 5 and Sunday, Sept. 7, some Xbox 360 models were selling at six times the rate they were the weekend prior.”
Pretty impressive. Shame Microsoft can’t pull the price drop shtick every week.
Mon, Jun 30, 2008 | 15:56 BST
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.
Tue, Feb 05, 2008 | 12:45 GMT
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 Europe was readying to drop the price of the Xbox 360 Core pack to €199, making it €50 cheaper than the European Wii.