"We've already seen placeholder prices for Microsoft's Xbox One shot straight up to $899 on EB Games Australia, with controllers priced at $99. Could the prices for games - even if they are just placeholders - be any worse? Yes they can."
No, £50 will be as high as they go, same for PS4 titles
PS4 titles have been confirmed to be $60 or less.
£50 is little too high i don't think i ever saw a game sold at that price (not including limited editions) with the exception of call of duty. COD is the only game i remember being sold above £40-£45 this gen i don't see how that will change going into next gen.
an average PSone game back in the day cost £20. PS2 days it cost £30. PS3 £40 Next gen will likely be £50. So an average of £10 increase every generation. Its sad given the fact next gen is not a MASSIVE leap as they have been in previous gen such as PS1 to PS2/PS2 to PS3. Plus, the fact they are using PC based architecture comes easy transition between platforms. PC games still cost less than there console counterpart makes this excuse of increasing price of games every generation the great un-debated corporate money grab. Remember the Wii U games at launch were £50, now they seem to have gone down to £40 cause the Wii U isn't selling? Sure, they can sell games lower if they choose to but they won't. Plus the question of DRM and Second hand games block makes this even problematic. Buying games may become an issue like no other generation before it.
It's probably some guy who is just trying to rip people off by selling it for more than its actually worth. There are a lot of those people on Amazon
£90+DRM sorry M$
Wii U titles were priced at $99.99 here in the US on amazon. They do that so if they come out more than they expect, they don't have to honor the pre-order price guarantee. Don't know why people make a big deal about this every time a new console is announced.
It is a placeholder price. Amazon have a pre-order guarantee. They want the pre-orders but not willing give a realistic price until it is confirmed to them. There is no point in pre-ordering at the current prices rates if they are going up next generation which I hope not.
The pre-order guarantee means that they will go down when the price is revealed/confirmed, not that they will go up...That's the whole point of the guarantee.
I will not pay $90 dollars for a game unless I no it's really good. And I won't take gaming sites opinion on it either, I'll rent it first.
How are you going to rent games on the XBOX One with their DRM policy?
LMAO!!! @MasterCornholio You rock! *Edit* Wha! ..I thought it was a funny response to a stupid comment...disagree some more Xbox fanatics. #nofeesthanx
That's a good point, but I am not buying a Xbox One.
@pigpen lol you will be paying a lot more than $90 if games are priced at £90.
I have a Nintendo Wii U.
£90 is nearly $140. Do learn to distinguish different currency symbols.
That's not are fault when in Europe they have the £ and € sign as interchangeable currency with different monetary values.
@zebramocha The Pound and Euro symbols are still more than distinguishable.
@vip3r not if you don't see that often.
@zebramocha if they dont see it often maybe the should educate them selves on other currency systems other than the US.
I don't give a s**t cause i ain't buying that big remote.
So why even waste your time posting about it?
with no resell value, next gen games damn well better be $30 usd or less AAA game at launch or they can F off i'll stick with pc next gen just got alan wake American nightmare for $1.50 and sniper ghost warrior 2 for $14.99 on steam today
eh, $45 is good too.
Price games at that and the maket will shrink . No way i would pay that
I was thinking that it would be a good idea to make a new Live account, one that you are willing to sell off when you no longer want the Xbone, that way all money isnt lost. Gamescore would be lost, but not like it's that useful anyway.
it has pretty much already been confirmed that games will be the same price.
I rarely pay more than £30 for a game unless it's the likes of GTA5 or HL3 etc. £90 is a complete joke.
No chance they'll cost that much, just the same as the pre-order price for the PS4 is $600. It is place holder, and Amazon don't want a repeat of the under-priced WiiU console pre-order they did last time, where they had to sell them at the discounted price at a loss.
placeholder come on use your heads
Honestly if Microsoft was planning on selling games at £90, I would not be surprised. Unfortunately Microsoft's greed is the only thing they support having no restrictions.
If this is the true price MS and publishers are stupid.
lol...are you that naive? It's only a place holder to take preorders.
Just a placeholder like many have already stated, Amazon also have the PS4 listed at £599.99 lol no way it will cost that much. TheHut has the console listed at £399.99 and games at £49.99 http://www.thehut.com/elysi... which I think sounds more realistic
We're still in a recession no one in there right mind is gonna pay that.
Honestly, if prices go up by even a cent. Ima turn into a pc gamer. Go steam all the way.
They also have PS4 for the same price
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