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Niko2K8
30th Aug 2009, 08:09
Hi,

Why PS3 game is more expensive than XBOX ? On fr EIDOS shop there is 20% in more. There are some differents ?

For Batman Arkham Asylum it's the same price for both.

Nick@IO
31st Aug 2009, 08:02
Hi,

Why PS3 game is more expensive than XBOX ? On fr EIDOS shop there is 20% in more. There are some differents ?

For Batman Arkham Asylum it's the same price for both.

I asked my French connection and this is what he said: "The Xbox 360 software for children is usually sold at a lower price compared with PS3." So Microsoft feels that the kids and those who are like them should not pay as much as everyone else.

Note that this doesn't necessarily apply to all territories.

RadarTrap
31st Aug 2009, 10:52
They're both listed the same price here in Australia. If it makes you feel any better that price is AU$102 for both PS3 (http://www.jbhifionline.com.au/game/ps3/mini-ninjas/426561)& 360 (http://www.jbhifionline.com.au/game/xbox-360/mini-ninjas/426574). :thud:

Us Aussies always get shafted so it's better for us to import our games. :rasp:

Jeffers
31st Aug 2009, 16:48
Must be nice to have an Eidos shop. ;)

Compared the prices on a couple of sites I normally buy from in the uk and they are the same price. :)

curiousgerbil
3rd Sep 2009, 16:16
Same price in the US.

Barkhing
7th Sep 2009, 11:08
They're both listed the same price here in Australia. If it makes you feel any better that price is AU$102 for both PS3 (http://www.jbhifionline.com.au/game/ps3/mini-ninjas/426561)& 360 (http://www.jbhifionline.com.au/game/xbox-360/mini-ninjas/426574). :thud:

Us Aussies always get shafted so it's better for us to import our games. :rasp:

Wow, you guys have to pay $102 for games? That's like $94 CDN or $87 US. Crazy. I heard about the Xbox downloadable Mass Effect fiasco but never realized it was the standard price for new games in Australia. That's madness, especially nowdays with digital distribution removing any sort of argument about physical distribution costs to the land down under.

RadarTrap
7th Sep 2009, 15:07
Well, a lot of games have their RRP priced up to AU$120, but the only people who actually pay that much are the clueless parents buying stuff for their kids. If you actually know what you're doing then you'll usually just import from a site like play-asia.com which sells the games at their US$ RRP. That also gets around our retarded classification laws which mean that if a game isn't tame enough for a 15+ age group then it's just refused classification and therefore illegal. Importing is the way to go.

The downside is that I'll have to wait a few days for shipping after the game is released before I get to play it. I'm tough though ;)