Microsoft Xbox Prices may remain firm despite lower sales

Japan: The prices of Microsoft Xbox 360 may remain the same in Japan. Microsoft’s subsidiary in Japan has ruled out any price cuts for the video game consoles in near future. The sales of Xbox have been lower, but the company expects things to change with upcoming launch of Halo 3 this month.

Takashi Sensui, Chief of the home and entertainment division at Microsoft informed that the prices may remain firm in near future despite low response in Japanese markets.

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Microsoft Xbox 360Amsterdam: Microsoft Corp is slashing the estimated retail price for its Xbox 360 in European markets by 50 euros to 349.99 euros. It also plans to instigate a new model, Xbox 360 Elite, which will have a 120 gigabyte hard disk and rate 449.99 euros.

The company alleged that the lesser price for the Xbox model with a 20 gigabyte hard drive would be in effect from August 24.

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