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PS3, Xbox 360 price cuts internationally in February, says analyst

We normally wouldn’t put too much stock into analyst predictions, but when a console price drop is the topic of discussion, any sliver of hope is welcome. Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has said on Gametrailers’Bonus Round that publishers have been putting pressure on Sony and Microsoft to effect price …

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Sony to drop PS Vita, memory card prices in India

Sony is set to announce a price drop for the PlayStation Vita as well as its memory cards, the company has announced to retailers. The price drop for the handheld only applies to the Wi-fi version. It is currently priced at Rs 19,990, and will drop down to Rs 16,990. …

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EA backtracks on recent FIFA 14, Battleifled 4 price hikes

A couple of days after it announced price hikes for its upcoming games, EA has now gone back to previous pricing for FIFA 14 and Battlefield 4. FIFA 14 had earlier been hiked to Rs 3,799 on consoles and Rs 2,799 on PC, while Battlefield 4 prices were raised to …

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PS Vita price drop: Now 199; memory cards to get cheaper

Sony has finally dropped the price of the PlayStation Vita. The handheld will now be priced at €199 in Europe, the same as the PS3 12 GB model. The Vita currently retails in India at Rs 19,990 and a direct Euro-to-Rupee conversion would mean that the Vita would now drop …

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Uncharted 3, Gran Turismo 5, Sports Champions drop to Rs 999

Sony has permanently dropped prices on three first-party titles in India to Rs 999. The games – Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, Gran Turismo 5, and Sports Champions 2 – drop down from their earlier prices of anywhere from Rs 1,599 to Rs 1,999. It’s unclear whether the three games are …

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MICROSOFT: No price drop for the new Xbox 360

The new-look Xbox 360 will retail for the same price as the current machine. A redesigned version of the console has been rumoured for some time, but it was expected to arrive along with a cut in the machine’s selling price in order to target more price-conscious consumers. However the …

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The Last of Us price dropped, possibly due to local replication

Naughty Dog’s upcoming survival action game The Last of Us will be priced at Rs 2,699 in India, a drop from the usual Rs 2,999 price point for triple-A first party games. News of the price drop comes from retailer Game4u, and is probably the result of the game being …

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Skyrim drops to Rs 1,999 on consoles, Rs 1,499 on PC in India

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has finally received a much needed price drop in India. Having launched at Rs 3,499 on consoles and Rs 2,499 on PC, it was priced significantly higher than most other games in India. Now, distributor E-xpress Interactive has dropped the game’s price drastically to Rs …

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Max Payne 3 drops to Rs 999 on Xbox 360, PS3

The console versions of Max Payne 3 have received an official price drop in India from Rs 2,499 straight to Rs 999, bringing them in line with the PC version. The game has been out less than a year, and has now been priced in line with distributor E-xpress Interactive’s …

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PS Vita gets a price drop in Japan

The PlayStation Vita has received a price drop in Japan, paving the way for a similar move in the West at the upcoming PlayStation Meeting. In Japan, the handheld has dropped in price from 24,980 Yen (Wi-fi mofel) to 19,980 Yen for the Wi-fi and the Wi-fi/3G model. While Sony …

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