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Move/Kinect shortages questioned

Supplies of both Xbox 360 Kinect and PlayStation Move are not as short as either Microsoft or Sony would have you believe, US analyst Michael Pachter has claimed. Last week Sony stated that it had misjudged the demand for the stand-alone Move controllers” and that we have a catch-up problem …

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Sony warns of Move shortages

PlayStation move stock is likely to be hard to come by until 2011, platform holder Sony has warned. SCEA’s senior VP or marketing Peter Dille told VentureBeat that Sony misjudged the demand for the stand-alone Move controllers” and that stores are running low across Europe, America and Japan. That bodes …

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Sony admits to PS3 UK stock issues

Following warnings from the US over the weekend about PS3 hardware stock shortages in the region, Sony UK has admitted to MCV that the console is also in short supply in the UK. However, the platform holder hopes that the problems will be eased in the near future. Since we …

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No stock means PS3 price cut

Rumours and speculation have been rife for many weeks now, but MCV can reveal that Sony is clearing PS3 hardware stock from the channel ahead of what is expected to be a new price point introduced from early September. A press conference at the Gamescom event in Cologne next Tuesday …

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GameStop: Wii shortages to continue for at least six months

Following the publication of its latest financial statement , GameStop COO Dan DeMatteo has stated in an investor call that he anticipates supplies of Nintendo’s Wii won’t meet demand for the next two quarters at least”. He did, however, say that supplies of both Microsoft’s Xbox 360, which Microsoft recently …

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PS3 manufacturer wins Xbox 360 contract

Business technology site Digitimes is reporting that Asustek owned manufacturing firms Pegatron and Unihan have struck a deal with Microsoft to produce around 500,000 Xbox 360 consoles a month from its bases in China. Both bases are also OEM producers of Sony’s PS3. The news comes after Microsoft blamed its …

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