NEWS - Tuesday, March 4, 2003


Price Cuts Are On There Way

EA sees price cuts this year, new consoles coming LOS ANGELES, March 4 (Reuters) - Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. expects a new generation of video game consoles to come in 2005 or 2006 and is already talking to console makers about their plans, the company’s chief financial officer said on Tuesday. In a presentation at a Bear Stearns investment conference in Florida, monitored via Webcast, Warren Jenson also said that EA, like many other game publishers, expects Sony Corp., Microsoft Corp. and Nintendo Co. Ltd. to cut $50 each off the price of their consoles this year. Such cuts, which many expect to come in May around the industry’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, would take Sony’s PlayStation 2 and Microsoft’s Xbox to $149 and Nintendo’s GameCube to $99. "Today we’re already in discussion with Sony, with Microsoft, with Nintendo on the next generation of consoles," Jenson said. "When do we think the transition would occur? Sometime around 2005, 2006 -- that’s really Sony’s call to make." Sony, which dominates the field, was ahead of Microsoft and Nintendo by a year in the current cycle, releasing the PS2 in late 2000.
Source: http://www.reuters.com

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 44,770
Forum Posts: 725,821
Xbox One Titles: 1,409
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,086
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 585
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 1,746
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 14,671
Screenshots: 31,695
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News








See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Xbox Playdates Canada August, 2018 Playdate info thread.
Post by Kiesey
2 Replies, 111 Views

Xbox Game Pass
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 281 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada July, 2018 playdate info.
Post by Kiesey
3 Replies, 395 Views

Manette Xbox One Xfest18
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 644 Views

Xbox One X Mountain Dew
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 507 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada June 2018 schedule
Post by Kiesey
1 Replies, 657 Views

Xbox One X Black Panther
Post by oryanphine
3 Replies, 991 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada May 2018 schedule
Post by Kiesey
4 Replies, 955 Views

Is anything happening in XBox One land?
Post by DJ tx
7 Replies, 1288 Views

Xbox One S Jojeux Anniversaire
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 850 Views

Xbox One X Steelbook
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 942 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada April 2018 Schedule
Post by Kiesey
4 Replies, 1211 Views

Xbox One X World of tanks
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 1305 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada - March 2018 Schedule
Post by Kiesey
7 Replies, 1585 Views

Any info on Biomutant release?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 1346 Views

© 2000-2018 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics