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Famitsu Publisher Talks PS3 Game Pricing

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by ChargerRay, Aug 31, 2005.

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    From Game Geek news

    At the CESA Developers Confrence Hirokazu Hamamura, president of Enterbrain (publisher of Famitsu) talked about the price range of upcoming PS3 software. Much like Xbox and Xbox 360, he sees a significant price increase between PS2 and PS3. Hamamura-san forsees the cheapest PS3 software being at least $70 USD (EUR 57 / YEN 7,800) while the most expensive would be around $79 USD (EUR 65 / YEN 8,800). That will leave Canadian gamers paying $83-$94.

    Perhaps Kutaragi was right and we should all just suck it up and get second jobs.

    Props: Yasokiri (in Japan)

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    Wow, 79 bucks.....that would really suck.
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    Yeah that sucks. Prices will be down to $49 level probably after the 1st year. But man I'll only be able to afford 1 or 2 games a year.

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