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05-16-2002, 09:16 AM
Taken from videogames.com

Xbox price officially slashed

Microsoft cuts Xbox price in US, Canada, and Japan to match competitors.

Microsoft officially announced a price cut for the Xbox this morning, confirming analyst and industry speculation. The console will now retail for $199 in the United States, down from $299, and it will retail for $299 Canadian in Canada, down from $459.99 Canadian, effective immediately. In addition, the company announced that it will also cut the price of the Xbox in Japan from 34,800 yen to 24,800 yen, effective May 22. At present, there are no plans to reduce prices on accessories or software. This week's announcement will be followed up with a TV campaign and the unveiling of the company's online plans for the Xbox at E3.

05-16-2002, 09:21 AM
hey guitar, I don't mean to bit... err... complain, but this was posted in the news on the front page yesterday already. And there were 10 threads posted about it also.