Sony cuts pricing for PS3 [update 1]

Sony cuts the price of the basic PS3 to approximately $410 USD. This is great news for gamers everywhere since the Washington Post has the Xbox 360 at approximately $427 USD after the HD drive is included (which would place both systems in the same standing).
For many of us that have been waiting patiently for the PS3 to release, this is definitely a good sign that Sony is actually listening somewhat to the bad press. This is also probably due to the demographics that are shifting to the Wii due to PS3 quotes being severely high.
For us at Lux, Sony has always offered the same gaming style that the Japanese adore. RPGs and adventure type gaming that have fantastic storylines and an interactive movie like quality. Square Enix is definitely a next-gen console RPG leader and will not leave Sony’s side and hasn’t since the PS1 inception. The price could still be lower, but those that waited it out, this is good news.
UPDATE (9:45AM): It seems like the price cut only effects the Japanese market for now. Sony USA better get their act together since this is the USA, home of the under $5 fast food meal. We mean really.
Via WashingtonPost

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