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Why are PS3 version of games cheaper than the Xbox 360 versions?

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User Info: GSPgreases

GSPgreases
3 years ago#1
Same game will cost most on the 360 and be a few dollars cheaper on the PS3 and Wii

Was looking at a few on Amazon and had to see what was the purpose this?

User Info: WiiareVenom

WiiareVenom
3 years ago#2
Depends, really. DMC 4 is like 5 bucks for 360 and 16 for PS3 at Gamestop.
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User Info: Sebastian1989

Sebastian1989
3 years ago#3
supply and demand
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User Info: Li0nHeart88

Li0nHeart88
3 years ago#4
Because they're the worst version of the game.

User Info: GinsuVictim

GinsuVictim
3 years ago#5
I work in a game store and we sell WAY more 360 games than PS3. I guess they are trying to attract buyers.
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User Info: Lum_Yatsura

Lum_Yatsura
3 years ago#6
PS3 had a rougher launch, some of its early games lacked polish and sold less.
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User Info: velvet_hammer

velvet_hammer
3 years ago#7
WiiareVenom posted...
Depends, really. DMC 4 is like 5 bucks for 360 and 16 for PS3 at Gamestop.
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User Info: kwarantine

kwarantine
3 years ago#8
I thought TC was trolling. Where I'm from, they're the same everywhere, unless I haven't been paying attention
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User Info: shawnmck

shawnmck
3 years ago#9
Probably because they aren't selling as well as the XB 360 versions, and thus there are more copies unsold.
So in order to sell off the extra copies, they reduce the prices.

It's simple economics...
Low Supply = Higher cost
High Supply = Lower cost

User Info: Lords0fWar

Lords0fWar
3 years ago#10
shawnmck posted...
Probably because they aren't selling as well as the XB 360 versions, and thus there are more copies unsold.
So in order to sell off the extra copies, they reduce the prices.

It's simple economics...
Low Supply = Higher cost
High Supply = Lower cost


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