Letʼs have a show of hands. How many of you find the $60 price tag of most Xbox 360 and PS3 games irksome?
If so, youʼre not alone. According to data gathered by Frank N. Magid Associates, many consumers are hesitant about paying above the long-time standard video game price point of $50. Of 452 gamers (male and female, ages 12-64) surveyed on their attitude toward $59.99 games:
- 43% said theyʼd wait for next-gen game prices to drop
- 30% would buy more used games
- 23% would buy fewer games at $60 a pop
- 17% would rent more games rather than purchase them
- 17% said that for the right game, price would not matter
-Reporting from San Diego, where sixtybuck games are just one of the reasons that GamePolitics correspondent Andrew Eisen owns a Wii...