Xbox acknowledges that it will raise the selling price of its own title by about 1400 yen
Microsoft's game brand Xbox has revealed that it will raise the basic selling price of its own title from $ 59.99 (7590 yen including tax in Japan) to $ 69.99 (about 9600 yen). The new price will apply to upcoming titles such as Starfield , Forza Motorsport and Redfall .
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After 2023, it has been revealed that the selling price of titles for Xbox Series X | S such as 'Starfield', 'Forza Motorsport' and 'Redfall' by game developers under Microsoft will be raised to $ 69.99. A Microsoft spokesperson told the overseas game media IGN, ``This price reflects the content, scale, and technical complexity of the title,'' and ``All games developed by our team on Xbox. As with , they will be available on Xbox Game Pass upon launch,' confirming the price increase. Xbox said prices after the price hike could vary by region, but didn't provide any other details.
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In addition, a Microsoft spokesperson told Polygon of another media, ``We have withheld the price increase until the end of the holiday season so that families can enjoy the game as a gift.From 2023, Forza Motorsport and Redfall. Next-generation titles such as Starfield will be released at a new price of $69.99, which reflects the content, scale and technical complexity of these titles.' He said he had made the decision to put it on hold until after the war.
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Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, said in October 2022, ``We have left the price of the game console unchanged. I don't think so.At some point, I think we'll need to raise the price,' suggesting that the game's price increase is imminent.
In addition, due to Microsoft's price increase for first-party titles, Xbox brand titles will be raised to the same price range as the base sales price of game publishers such as Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), Ubisoft, and Take-Two Interactive, which operate the PlayStation brand. becomes.
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