Tag: Game Pricing

Why does the Xbox One X cost $500? We asked Xbox chief Phil Spencer | Business Insider

Why does the Xbox One X cost $500? We asked Xbox chief Phil Spencer | Business Insider

Here’s how Spencer put it: “I don’t want to get into all the numbers, but in aggregate you should think about the hardware part of the console business is not the money-making part of the business. The money-making part is in selling games.” Over time, as the cost of making the console goes down, Microsoft’s profit […]

Xbox One S prices reduced ahead of Xbox Scorpio E3 2017 reveal | Tеchnеws Spy

Xbox One S prices reduced ahead of Xbox Scorpio E3 2017 reveal | Tеchnеws Spy

Prices of the Xbox One S have been reduced by as much as $50 ahead of the Xbox Scorpio E3 2017 reveal. We are not sure if the prices of the Xbox One S have been reduced permanently or a temporary one. Considering the number of deals that are being offered with Xbox One S […]

Why Call of Duty: World War II’s India Price Comes as No Surprise | NDTV Gadgets360.com

Why Call of Duty: World War II’s India Price Comes as No Surprise | NDTV Gadgets360.com

This episode of Transition is all about gaming. We cover several topics including Activision’s India pricing strategy, Blizzard’s games being available in India, leaks on upcoming games such as the next Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry, apart from our thoughts on Bethesda’s new game Prey. Podcast regulars Rishi Alwani and Mikhail Madnani join host Pranay […]

Following App Store price increases in Europe, Apple introducing more flexible pricing [Confirmed] | 9to5Mac

Following App Store price increases in Europe, Apple introducing more flexible pricing [Confirmed] | 9to5Mac

Following Apple’s decision to increase the prices of App Store prices in Europe, Italian site iSpazio reports that the company appears to be allowing developers the option of more flexible pricing. Instead of having to choose one of the standard tiers, they would be free to select alternatives – including a starting-point of €0.49 … If so, this […]

Get ready for another spike in DDR4 memory pricing | PC Gamer

Get ready for another spike in DDR4 memory pricing | PC Gamer

The cost of DDR4 memory is rising faster than previously anticipated and there does not appear to be any relief in sight, says DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. Rising memory prices has been the norm for the last several months. However, DRAMeXchange now estimates that the average contract price of 4GB DDR4 memory modules will […]

The Realistic Guide to Pricing Indie Game Marketing | Gamasutra

The Realistic Guide to Pricing Indie Game Marketing | Gamasutra

Pricing a Foundational Indie Game Marketing Plan All indie games do at least these 6 marketing projects prior to launch: Branding, trailer, website, social media, devblog, and PR. Pretty much in that order, too. Granted, there’s countless other game marketing tactics that could be used for your games, we’re going to stop there for the […]

Mobile Mario Madness: Nintendo’s Pricing Conundrum | Modojo

Mobile Mario Madness: Nintendo’s Pricing Conundrum | Modojo

By contrast, Fire Emblem Heroes presented itself in a model that mobile gamers were familiar with, not only in pricing structure but in the way the game was laid out. When watered down enough, Fire Emblem matched up with the mobile scene surprisingly well. This method eases players into your game, and — if you’ve […]

News: Quake Champions Adopts Super Mario Run Pricing Model | MegaGames

News: Quake Champions Adopts Super Mario Run Pricing Model | MegaGames

Quake Champions, the latest iteration in the two decades old fast-paced arena shooter series, is adopting the same controversial pricing model Nintendo pioneered for Super Mario: Run. Speaking to Polygon, creative director Tim Willits revealed that Quake Champions players will get to play the full game with a single champion for free, or pay a […]

Console Price Evolution: Nintendo Switch | AUSRETROGAMER

Console Price Evolution: Nintendo Switch | AUSRETROGAMER

Cuponation Australia, a specialist in savings, delved into some market research to see how the prices of videogame consoles has changed through the last 30 years. The data includes prices from the launch of the first Nintendo video console in 1985 till their latest console release, the Nintendo Switch (March 2017). To see the evolution […]

“There’s room for high-quality mobile games, and they don’t need to be free-to-play” | GamesIndustry.biz

“There’s room for high-quality mobile games, and they don’t need to be free-to-play” | GamesIndustry.biz

The backlash against Super Mario Run’s £7.99 price point, prompting scores of one-star reviews when the game launched, seemed baffling to many in the industry – myself included. While it’s undeniably more expensive than most premium games on the App Store, Square Enix had charged more than double that for mobile games. A casual glance […]