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Microsoft’s decision to drop the price of its entire range of Xbox 360 consoles in Europe has resulted in an immediate and significant sales increase in the UK.

ImageSales monitor ChartTrack told MCV that Xbox 360 sales have leapt 36 percent since March 14 when the price cut was introduced. While the price of each of the three Xbox 360 models was reduced, perhaps most interestingly the cost of the entry level Arcade unit was slashed to £159.99, making it cheaper than Nintendo’s mass-market friendly Wii.



“During week 11, Xbox 360 enjoyed a 36 percent jump on week 10, which is a nice refreshing uplift for the console†said ChartTrack director Dorian Bloch.



During the same period PS3 sales rose six percent, while sales of all other systems fell. Software sales across all platforms also dropped week-on-week.



“We need to wait two or three more weeks to see if the 360 sales surge will carry on,†Bloch added. “I would predict that it will increase again over the Easter period. It’s a bit of an odd year for the industry – Easter is early, and doesn’t coincide with the end of Q1 – when publishers traditionally release very big games – like it usually does.â€
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Doing this because of ElMiketheMike trying to give bad rep or just outright trying to say PS3 is better. So I thought this would be funny to post.
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During the same period PS3 sales rose six percent, while sales of all other systems fell.
Why write all other systems when Wii is a whole lot shorter
    
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I think another thing boosting their sales is the standard 3 year warranty they put on every system. I think I remember hearing about that anyway...
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Edit: Never mind. Falcons are already out.
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Why do I have this urge to go kick my 360
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Why do I have this urge to go kick my 360
159.99 GBP = 322.881 USD (for the Arcade version )

Don't be so hasty, its no wonder the 360 is selling so poorly in Europe, I really feel sorry for them.
    
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159.99 GBP = 322.881 USD (for the Arcade version )

Don't be so hasty, its no wonder the 360 is selling so poorly in Europe, I really feel sorry for them.
they don't use pounds any more, they us euros.

159.99 EUR = 251.264 USD
    
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they don't use pounds any more, they us euros.

159.99 EUR = 251.264 USD
yeah... no one uses the pound nymore except us brits lol

this article is about UK , hence the price is in POUND. NOT EURO.

edit : tempted to get one...
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Omg Microsoft Xbox 360 Players Are So Newb Personal Computer All The Way Lolz!!!!
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Omg Microsoft Xbox 360 Players Are So Newb Personal Computer All The Way Lolz!!!!

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