Price Cut News


Xbox One receives $50 price cut for the holidays

By Daniel Perez, Oct 27, 2014 6:30am PDT

The holidays are coming up, and Microsoft wants you to seriously consider its console as your go-to gaming machine this season with its recently announced price cut.


"I know this is officially the first actual price drop... But dropping the Kinect was a defeat in ..."

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Iwata Rules Out Wii Price Drop for the 'Near Future'

By Xav de Matos, Nov 01, 2010 4:20pm PDT

If you expected Nintendo to react to Sony's PlayStation Move and the upcoming launch of Microsoft's Kinect with a price drop, you should probably...


PlayStation 3 Dropping to $199? [Update: No]

By Chris Faylor, Jun 10, 2010 1:29pm PDT

[Update - 4:20pm CST] "This is just an error on the website," a representative of Sony Computer Entertainment America tells Shacknews....


"This hardcore gamer is fine with the Arcade as it is, just keep it priced low."

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Wii Price Drops to $199 in North America

By Chris Faylor, Sep 23, 2009 6:59pm PDT

Ending weeks of rumors and leaked retailer fliers, Nintendo today announced that it will be lowering the price of the Wii by $50, to $199, in North...


"Why don't you dust where you live? I think it's great that you have such a short attention span ..."

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Wii Price Cut Rumors Pick Up Steam

By Nick Breckon, Sep 14, 2009 2:35pm PDT

Rumors of a price cut to Nintendo's Wii console is gaining credence as a purported advertisement for the mark-down has leaked onto the internet....


"$149 would be a hot price, but they'd have to lower the cost of the DS lineup or something."

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Xbox 360 Prices Both Raised and Lowered in UK, Microsoft Explains Bundled Cable Changes

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 27, 2009 9:45am PDT

While the price of the Xbox 360 Elite is being slashed by $100 in the US, the United Kingdom is given the cold shoulder with a hike on the Arcade...


"I can get behind paying $100 less and just buying an HDMI cable separate. Who wouldn't ..."

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Microsoft Announces Xbox 360 Price Cut

By Nick Breckon, Aug 27, 2009 1:29am PDT

Following an endless series of rumors, and a PlayStation 3 price cut to $300, Microsoft has finally confirmed that the price of the Xbox 360 will...


"That sucks, I didn't know that. I just moved and I bought a Linksys WET610N 802.11 N wireless ..."

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Xbox 360 Price Drop Rumors Gain Credence

By Chris Faylor, Aug 25, 2009 9:56am PDT

With three more advance retailer fliers listing lower prices for the Xbox 360 Pro and Xbox 360 Elite hardware, it seems that an imminent price drop...


"HD cables will still be included. Component cables will be in the box. Only HDMI is being ..."

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PS3 Price Officially Dropped with $299 Slim

By Chris Faylor, Aug 18, 2009 10:34am PDT

After months of rumors, Sony has officially announced a revised, slimmer model of the PlayStation 3 that will arrive at retailers worldwide during...


"I played quite alot of PS2 titles, however all on my friends consoles."

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PS3 Price Drop, Slim Model Listed by Retailer

By Chris Faylor, Aug 18, 2009 8:53am PDT

Update: And just like that, the PS3 Slim and accompanying price drop are official. With Sony's GamesCom press conference less than an hour away,...


"I thought at one point I heard that it would not have the overhead of ps2 hardware, so maybe it ..."

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Rumor: Xbox 360 Elite Price Cut By Month's End

By Alice O'Connor and Chris Faylor, Aug 12, 2009 8:33am PDT

Indications are rising that Microsoft intends to phase out the Xbox 360's $299 Pro model and lower the price of the now-$399 Elite unit, which...


"This issue is ridiculous. All I want is a Black Elite with 2 games, HDMI cable, and a Jasper, ..."

- IHATEDUST see all 58 comments

Sony Cuts PlayStation 2 Price

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 31, 2009 4:41am PDT

Sony has announced today that its PlayStation 2 will cost a mere $99.99 in the US starting tommorow, down from the current price of $129.99....


"If that was a poke of some kind, I have all three systems...so the best of three libraries > ..."

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Analyst Expects PlayStation 3 Price Cut in April

By Chris Faylor, Dec 29, 2008 12:22pm PST

Thought Sony was quite clear that it would not cut the PlayStation 3's price in 2008, Webdush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter expects that stance to...


"I would argue their belief in brand name loyalty is what caused them to squander their dominance ..."

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Shack PSA: Rock Band Bundles Drop in Price

By Chris Faylor, Nov 13, 2008 10:52am PST

With Rock Band 2 hitting store shelves, developer Harmonix and owner MTV Games have dropped the price of the Special Edition bundle for the...


"Ridiculously quieter. I no longer have to turn the volume up when adding a drummer to the ..."

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Microsoft: No More Xbox 360 Price Cuts 'For Many, Many Years'

By Chris Faylor, Nov 03, 2008 2:31pm PST

Following the recent Xbox 360 price cuts in Europe and North America, Microsoft UK head of gaming and entertainment Stephen McGill has told...


"Any device that is not a laptop or other portable should be wired. Always."

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