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Xbox 360 Racing Wheel Gets a Second Price Cut

Microsoft, on Thursday, announced a price cut for the Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel peripheral by $30 to $99. This is the second price cut on the peripheral in the last four months.

The new price cut goes into effect immediately and includes a driver disc and a demo of the title Forza Motorsport 2. The peripheral, which features force feedback support, is compatible with most racing titles to include Forza Motorsport 2, Project Gotham Racing 4, Test Drive Unlimited, Need for Speed Carbon, and Nascar 08.

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HarryEtTubMan3528d ago

OMG ITS ON FIIIRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!

RROD RACING WHEEL! RROD RACING WHEEL!!!

MICROSFT CANT DON ANYTHING RIGHT HAHAHAHAHAHHA

vgn243528d ago (Edited 3528d ago )

Please buy our stuff. We'll lower the price more, just please buy something. I'll approve for the xbots. Don't you wish you could just use any steering wheel, ala PS3

toughNAME3528d ago (Edited 3528d ago )

how many price cuts has the PS3 had?

GunShotEddy3528d ago (Edited 3528d ago )

You make it sound like the 360 is getting a price cut. It's a dang peripheral. And considering most 3rd party wired wheels for the 360 are 99 bucks, this is a smart move, not a desperate one. It's just offering a better wheel at a competitive price.

Geeze. You fanboys can spin anything into something negative. Just read the news and try not to turn everything into an argument.

ThaGeNeCySt3528d ago

"how many price cuts has the PS3 had?"

toughNAME

TheMART3528d ago

Price cut PS3 in Europe within 6 months:

from 600 to 400 Euro. That's one third off within 6 months. Never been seen before. The PS3 is in trouble

The 360 in just over 1.5 year was cut from 400 to 350.

A pricecut like the PS3 has had, is total panic.

Bonsai12143528d ago (Edited 3528d ago )

or maybe technology gets cheaper to make...
with internal modifications, production costs less. like shrinking chip size or more widely available parts.

or maybe its "just technology" i mean, the iphone was cut 200 dollars 2 months after coming out...

when prices drop that much without any revision to what's inside it, its usually for one of two reasons:
1. to reach a more acceptable price range for the common consumer (as with the case of the ps3)
or
2. to firesale products because its not selling or a better product is coming out (toshiba's 1080i player)

but who are we to complain. its a cheaper, high quality product.

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ygxbrayzie3528d ago

TrapperDan comment pointless not to mention dumb

WilliamRLBaker3528d ago

I'll have to grab the wheel now since its cheaper.

ironwolf3528d ago

until you've played it with this wheel. It is unbelievable. You feel every rut and piece of gravel on the road surface, every slick spot in the turns, you can tell when your wheels are losing their grip from taking a turn to tightly. You drive by feel, the way your supposed to.

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