Thursday, March 30, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Windows 10 Creators Update Coming April 11
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Are Official, Along With Bixby And New Gear 360
Razer Blade Pro IS The First THX Certified Gaming Laptop
Lenovo Makes Pro Virtual Reality Accessible With the ThinkStation P320
Intel Details 10, 22nm Processes, Proposes Transistor-density Metric
U.S. House Voted Against Broadband Privacy Rules
SK Hynix Offers More Than $9 billion for Toshiba Chip Unit: report
Toshiba's Nuclear Unit Westinghouse Files for Bankruptcy
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, September 25, 2003
Microsoft: Xbox price to shadow PS2, not GameCube


The head of Microsoft Corp's Xbox game console business said on Thursday the company's main benchmark when it comes to pricing would remain Sony and not Nintendo.

The comments from Robbie Bach, Microsoft's chief Xbox officer, followed a price cut by Nintendo in the United States on its GameCube console to $99 from $149 in a move aimed at building momentum for the crucial holiday season.

The Nintendo price cut makes the GameCube $80 cheaper than the second-placed Xbox or Sony's market-leading PlayStation 2 (PS2), both of which start at $179.

While the GameCube has been stronger in Japan and Europe, in the United States it has settled into third place, with an installed base about 29 percent smaller than that of the Xbox.

Both Sony and Microsoft have announced special bundle packages for the holiday season that include free games -- offers that dashed widespread industry hopes the hardware makers would cut their prices.

Microsoft sees the Xbox as a strong competitor to the PS2 in the video game market, which he expects to double in size in the next 10 years.

Microsoft also introduced Yoshihiro Maruyama as general manager for the Xbox business in Japan. Maruyama joins Microsoft from the U.S. subsidiary of video game software publisher Square Enix Co Ltd .


Previous
Next
NEW SEAGATE EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE        All News        NEW SEAGATE EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE
Sony launches new DVD Handycam camcorders     Optical Storage News      Sony launches new DVD Handycam camcorders

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Introduces New Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series
Microsoft Is Offering A Bonus Game With Each New Xbox
Xbox unveils $9.99 Monthly Subscription Game Service Coming This Spring
Xbox and Windows Insiders See Beam Streaming, Windows 10 Game Mode From the Windows 10 Creators Update
Dolby Atmos Sound Coming to Xbox One And Windows 10
Microsoft Offers $50 Off All Xbox One S Bundles
Microsoft Stores Reveal Xbox Discounts And Offers
Xbox One Game Streaming Coming to Windows 10 PCs with Oculus Rift
PS4 Slim Did Not Dethrone Xbox One in October
Windows 10 And Xbox Offers For This Black Friday
The Xbox Holiday Update Brings New Featurs To PC Gamers
Seagate Launches 512GB SSD For The Xbox

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .