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Famitsu Publisher Talks PS3 Game Pricing

Discussion in 'Balboa Park' started by SDRay, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. SDRay

    SDRay RIP SD Chargers..F the LA Chargers, Go Irish Staff Member Administrator Podcaster

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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.

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  2. oca

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    Wow, 79 bucks.....that would really suck.
     
  3. SDRay

    SDRay RIP SD Chargers..F the LA Chargers, Go Irish Staff Member Administrator Podcaster

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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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