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There's an awful lot more world out there than just the good ol' US wink.gif

True, but the 314 million people who live in the good ol' US are likely to buy a disproportionate number of Xbox One's in relation to the rest of the world. About one-third of all the 360's that have ever been sold were sold in the United States.
     
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Not what I hear and how would that make any sense.

$499 = £319 or £429 = $671, So it would make perfect sense as the UK is getting charged 30% more than the US considering 20% of what they show for the Xbone doesn't work in the UK
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Not what I hear and how would that make any sense.

$499 = £319 or £429 = $671, So it would make perfect sense as the UK is getting charged 30% more than the US considering 20% of what they show for the Xbone doesn't work in the UK

This is what I've noticed looking at anything in an international market price-wise. A company sells a new product. The US, EU, and UK will all pay, let's say, 100. It's successful, so they try a new market in Canada and Australia, selling it for about $150 and $200, respectively. Based on exchange rates, the Canadians and Europeans in this scenario are all paying roughly the same, while the Australians get rip off and 'Murica gets it cheaper than everyone else.
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It's not surprising since 500 bucks is a terrible price...
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