PS2 Price Drop???

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Scott_lb, Nov 2, 2002.

  1. Scott_lb

    Scott_lb Supporting Actor

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    I read in a recent videogame magazine (PSM?) that the rumor is that the PS2 price will drop another $50 down to $150 by Thanksgiving to take advantage of the holiday season. Has anyone else heard anything similar?
     
  2. Andre F

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    I read the same thing but I doubt since it's selling so well. If you're Sony why bother?
     
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    Yeah, they've already sold 40 MILLION! PS2's at $200-$300 each. It still sells at a brisk pace, and as much as I like my GCN and Xbox, neither one has been able to pose a serious threat to Sony. Unless Xbox Live explodes at retail (it's a GREAT product, BTW), I doubt the landscape will change much this holiday season. Grand Theft Auto Vice City - five little words that virtually guarantee an incredibly strong selling season for Sony!
     
  4. Jeff Kleist

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    Don't expect any of the systems to drop before this time next year at least. XBox and NGC dropped at least 6 months before they intended to
     
  5. Andre F

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    The bundle seems to be the magic word this holiday season. I know I've said it before but that Xbox bundle is so good...
     
  6. Eric Samonte

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    The nearest thing I've seen this afternoon was a rebate making PS2 come otu at $149.99. ...and I saw that only at Babbage (or is it Baggage?)
    I actually got a PS2 for $99 when I traded in an old PS1 and ten valid games at EB. So nowadays, I get to play on 2 consoles, PS2 and Xbox.
     
  7. John Berggren

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    How does the Babbages rebate work?

    I'm still thinking that they'll do a PS2 bundle with 2 games and another controller. I'm surprised they've taken this long to announce something. Thanksgiving seems like a good time, but I'm getting itchy to add another console to sit next to my Gamecube.
     

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