PS4, Xbox One to launch at cheaper price than their predecessors, says GameStop

Retail giant GameStop said in its post-earnings financial call this week that it expects next-generation machines from Sony and Microsoft to launch at a cheaper entry point than PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

The company’s chief financial officer, Ro Lloyd, said that PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will release at a “lower opening price than they did last cycle.”

PS3 was released in the U.S. in November 2006 and came in two flavours: 20GB and 60GB, which cost $499 and $599, respectively.

Xbox 360 on the other hand launched a year earlier and retailed for $399 and $299 for the 20GB Premium and Core units, respectively.

Sony will launch the PS4 in holiday 2013, with Microsoft also releasing the Xbox One later this year.

How much do you think PS4 will cost? Let us know your thoughts below.

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