Xbox 360 price cut to $182 in Japan

The Xbox 360 will be cheaper than Nintendo's Wii, but only in Japan. From Game|Life:
During a media event held in Tokyo today, Xbox Japan general manager Takashi Sensui announced price cuts for the Xbox 360 in Japan starting September 11. The bare-bones Arcade unit -- it comes with no hard drive -- will be priced at 19,800 yen ($183), making it the first current-gen console to dip under the $200 level. Nintendo's Wii is currently priced at 25,000 yen ($230) in Japan.
Microsoft Prices 360 Below $200 in Japan [Game|Life]

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2 Responses to Xbox 360 price cut to $182 in Japan

  1. PrettyBoyTim says:

    The 360 is already is cheaper than the Wii in the UK and Europe, and has been for some time.

    The Xbox 360 Arcade pack is £159 / 199 Euro, and the Wii is £179 / 249 Euro.

    In fact, just looking at, they’re selling the both the Wii and the 60Gb Xbox for £179.

  2. Itsumishi says:

    Yep. Cheaper in Australia too. $349 AUS to $399 AUS for the Wii.
    Although I’d still buy the Wii any day and I’m guessing that the Wii price will continue to stay at that price for a while considering they’re still outselling the X-Box and PS3 every month.

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