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News Xbox 360 to get UK price cut this Friday

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 18 Sep 2008.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    Wow! Way to go! That sure took a bite out of Nintendo. Sony is completely chewed up.
     
  3. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    Link back to the New article is wrong. :)

    And I was waiting for this price cut.

    Might go buy a 360 now... for Lost Odyssey. :D
     
  4. cjoyce1980

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    60GB 360 cheaper than a wii....... someone at MS must of gone crazy!!!!!!!!
     
  5. Krikkit

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    That's a bloody good price for the 60GB model, very tempting!
     
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    those die shrinks for the cpu (falcon) & gpu eventually (jasper) on the xbox must also attribute to the price drops, good for them, bad for sony though
     
  7. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    Lost Odyssey is proberbly is the best JRPG I've played on the system so far though (with Blue Dragon coming a close 2nd followed by Eternal Sonata which was enjoyable but utterly pointless and requires a 2nd play through to complete properly).
    I haven't played Infinite Undiscovery yet although that will most likely be the next JRPG I get.
     
  8. steveo_mcg

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    I wonder if Sony is now reviewing their "No price cut this year".
    Seems like the x360 is moving towards the final stage (in console life cycle) already the PS3 is arguably yet to hit its stride.
     
  9. Paradigm Shifter

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    I can't help but think it slightly sad when the XBox has more JRPGs on it than the PS3. :(

    Any other RPGs worth a mention on the XBox? (Discounting Mass Effect et al...)
     
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    damn... that's nice... that and i feel that MS are in a hurry to get the next one out... with bigger optical drive capabilities....
     
  12. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    ooo, this could spur Sony into lowering the price of it's flagship monster, which is perfect for me, as i'm currently in the market for it.

    Sam
     
  13. sjhujh

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    the elite seems very very tempting now, I don;t think Sony will cut prices as they have just upped the HDD instead on the system, wonder if nintendo will do anything. They can no longer claim the lowest price...

    but just bought a PS3 so will have to wait a while maybe after christmas...
     
  14. shigllgetcha

    shigllgetcha Come at me bro

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    sony still lose something like £140 on every console. MS about 6/9 months ago start making a profit from 360 consoles. the big money comes from games (the average is 5.5 games on 360 as far as i remember). so sony are along way from making the ps3 competively priced.

    you'll def want an elite with 120GB if your thinking about buying one as the update in autumn allows playing from the HDD
     
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    the final stage? you mean mass market penetration.
    The PS3 yet to hit it's stride? Possibly there's more power to be used if you spend the millions needed (that you won't make back) to get at it. Latest estimate for the PS3 to start making money if they do not drop the cost is 2-3 YEARS time.

    I wonder if it'll really start striding or will it continue to crawl and stumble..
     
  17. benjamyn

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    Both your links are the same and goto the wrong article just like the OP
     
  18. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    I doubt that the PS3 still costs that much to make... Blu-Ray drives have more than halved in price since then, and production bugs must have been sorted out by now. 5.5 games? Holy cow. That costs more than an Xbox. :O
     
  19. shigllgetcha

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    i read it the other week in a magazine, dont have a clue what magazine it was. the blu ray drive isnt the only costly component. it takes along time to make a profit from a console. its not production bugs its the cost of the components

    not more than a ps3
     
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