__/ [ High Plains Thumper ] on Thursday 11 May 2006 21:51 \__
> Erik Funkenbusch wrote:
>> On Thu, 11 May 2006 19:16:27 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> MS tries to rain on PS3 parade with $200 Wii forecast
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| Microsoft has claimed Nintendo's Wii console will cost $200 when its
>>>| ships. Well, sort of. In a dig at Sony, Microsoft VP Peter Moore
>>>| said consumers will be able to buy an Xbox 360 and a Wii for the
>>>| price of a $599 PlayStation 3, according to Reuters.
>>>| Since an Xbox 360 costs around $399, that leaves just $200 for the
>>>| Nintendo machine. Nintendo has said in the past that the Wii won't
>>>| sport the very latest technology - it's pitching the product at much
>>>| at less-demanding casual gamers as hardcore players - so it's
>>>| entirely possible the company will pitch the price low.
>> What I find most interesting is that you proclaim that Microsoft "lies"
>> but yet the very article says "so it's entirely possible the company will
>> pitch the price low".
> His comment was about Microsoft's statement, not article author's opinion.
He does have a point though:
Analyst: Wii Will Cost $200
All other sources found it laughable yesterday.
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