360365 wrote:Game and Amazon are currenty advertising X1 games at £54.99. Will this price stand do you think?
azz72 wrote:ShopTo are pricing at under £50
AllusiveTurtle wrote:This is good news, and to be honest a bit of a surprise (meaning I might have to eat a bit of humble pie as I predicted that prices would increase! ). Ever the pessimist, I'm looking forward to confirmation of the pricing strategies for the UK though - as until we see that, things could still change!
Br00kerT wrote:Key point about Amazon and GAME!
They always put a high price for game pre-orders before prices are announced. They do this for everything, including the Xbox One console, which was around £600 ( same as PS4 ) for ages. Its because when you Pre-order, you are guaranteed the lowest price possible, so by putting it deliberately high, it makes the system work easier, they ultimately have to notify you less. Because if a product goes up in price, after the actual cost is announce, then they have to get you to re-affirm the pre order!
This is easy to confirm, as D4 (an episodic title) and Below (and indie title) are both listed for retail release at the same price £54.99. The likelihood of either of the games costing £54.99 is extremely low!
All games definitely won't cost the same as well! For example GTA V will cost around £40 at launch because its a triple A massive game from an established studio, whereas Remember Me Retailed for around £32 at launch, smaller studio and original IP.
Panic attack over, thanks
Hope that all helps!
sneakerphile wrote:As for the cost of the console, just do the sensible thing and wait about 6 to 8 months for the price to drop.Anyone who pays through the nose for a console on day of release is a fool, and is easily parted from their money.
s17pur wrote:I don't recall ever paying £54.99 for a 360 game though, so if these prices don't come down, it does seem as though the games will be setting us back a little more for the time being at least.
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