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Blog, Gaming - Tuesday, June 11, 2013 11:27 - 54 Comments
blog From the department of completely expected price hikes comes the news that Microsoft has opted to charge Australians substantially more to buy its upcoming Xbox One gaming console when it launches in November this year. In the US, Microsoft announced overnight, the console’s first introductory package (which contains the console itself — including the Kinect sensor — a wireless controller and a two week trial of Xbox Live Gold for new members) will go for US$499.99. However, Australians will pay AU$599 for the same unit, Kotaku reports this morning:
“We Have An Australian Price For The Xbox One. And that price is … $599 Australian. That’s the RRP according to a representative from Microsoft Australia.”
I can’t say that I’m at all surprised by this annoying move by Microsoft, just as I wasn’t surprised by the news that Microsoft has not yet been able to get the full TV functionality of the Xbox across the line for Australia. So, in short, if you take those two announcements together, what you get is the fact that Australians will be paying substantially more than US residents for an Xbox One console that will offer substantially less features than US residents will be able to offer. Quelle surprise. Seriously, Microsoft. How much more attractive can you make this console? Continue…
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