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UK games industry slams price cutting

The prosperity of the entire UK? trade has been placed in danger by the supermarket price cutting that has led to FIFA 10 and Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising going on sale for under £30.

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Noctis Aftermath3350d ago

Oh now you speak up, we didn't hear a word from you when they increased the cost of MW2, double standards are pathetic.

heroicjanitor3350d ago (Edited 3350d ago )

But there is a danger that if big names like fifa cut the price(since they barely change anything, just add a few bulletpoints for the back of the box) then others will have to and may not be able to recoup development costs, and bye bye quality games and new ips, hello rehashes and cheap wii style games.

DavidMacDougall3350d ago

I got DR for 27 bucks today! LOL F**K YOU ACTIVISION

Carl14123350d ago

Wait...Bethesda guy things the low price didn't help it to sell? Sorry but i seriously doubt hat FIFA would be the second fastest selling game every in the UK, if it had been sold for £40 everywhere

Moebius693350d ago

Low prices are good they will more likely sell more

kwyjibo3350d ago

Competition is good. We do not need state intervention.

Neurotoxin3350d ago

Just goes to show that the cost price retails are buying in at is quite low which allows for them to retail at lower price. Probably making a quid per one sold, just goes to show that 29.99 can be done on PS3 and 360, just a shame big game retailers I.e Game take the ****.

user8586213350d ago

yh i was suprised i got a copy of fifa 10 for £25 o_0

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