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JAPAN: 360 price cut confirmed

As suggested by MCV yesterday, Microsoft has replicated its recent moves in both Europe and the US by dropping the price of Xbox 360 hardware in Japan. And, like in North America, the platform holder has not increased the price of its Arcade SKU – a move that seems to …

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JAPAN: 360 price cut nears

Microsoft is to hold a press conference in Hong Kong tomorrow where it is expected that a price cut for the machine will be announced for key territories across the region. Kotaku claims that the new prices, which have not yet been outlined, will go live in countries such as …

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Arcade hike due to currency fluctuations

Alongside this morning’s confirmation that the Xbox 360 Elite is dropping by 30, Microsoft has also confirmed a 30 price rise for the Arcade SKU – a decision brought about by the fluctuating value of sterling, according to Chris Lewis, European VP of the firm’s interactive entertainment business. We are …

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Its official: Xbox 360 price cut announced

The speculation can finally come an end. From tomorrow the Xbox 360 Elite 120GB will cost 199.99 in the UK – that’s a drop of 30 from the current RRP. And as expected, the price of the Xbox 360 Arcade has increased by the same amount to 159.99, though Microsoft …

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Xbox 360 price drop tomorrow

After weeks of speculation, MCV can finally confirm that tomorrow is the day that Microsoft will reveal its new intentions for the Xbox 360. The announcement is expected to include the ditching of the mid-range Pro SKU and a price drop for the high-end Elite model. It’s also likely that …

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Limits placed on Xbox 360 stock

Retailers have seen the open availability of Xbox 360 hardware brought to an abrupt halt in the UK as Microsoft begins to manage its current stock ahead of its Xbox 360 SKU reshuffle. Retail sources have confirmed to MCV that all 360 models have been pulled from open availability, with …

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Bomberman Live sells 500k

One of the most enduring franchises in multiplayer gaming has reached yet another milestone in the last week with news that Hudson’s Xbox Live Arcade version of Bomberman has now been downloaded over 500,000 times. Priced at 800 MS Points (6.80), Bomberman Live reinvigorates the cute classic with online multiplayer …

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Confusion over 360 price changes

With the industry bracing itself for an RRP drop for the top-end Xbox 360 Elite SKU this week, it now looks as if the entry-level Arcade hardware could be in for a price increase. At the end of last week it seemed that all the evidence was pointing to an …

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MS to cut Xbox 360 Elite by £60?

Just hours after MCV revealed that Sony has been clearing the channel in preparation for its PS3 price cut on Tuesday it now appears as if Microsoft could be preparing an Xbox 360 price cut to counter the move. Kotaku has become the latest website to claim that Microsoft is …

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