Well, not in so many words, exactly, but the implication is clear. Sega’s corporate director Masanao Maeda has come out and stated the obvious: a PS3 price cut will stimulate demand for Sony’s console.
“Since it’s getting difficult to make software availability a differentiating factor, superior marketing and pricing strategy will be the key for Sony,” he says. Recent months have seen several formerly PlayStation-exclusive games go multi-format, such as Devil May Cry, so you can see what he’s getting at.
Then again, calling for a PS3 price cut is hardly shocking, given that ALL console prices come down over time. The real debate is over when Sony will make PS3 cheaper, and by how much…
Also on PSPSPS
Japan still love Sony – Famitsu most wanted list
Sony and Neilsen team up on game ads
No Gran Turismo 5 until 2008?