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11 Feb 2010
By dnlgee
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Retailer Slashes Final Fantasy XIII's Price In Half

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Not only are used copies of Final Fantasy XIII not worth very much money, new copies of the game are cheap, cheap, cheap. Great news if you haven't bought the game.

 

The PS3 game went on sale on December 17 for ¥9,240 (US$102). Shops have been buying back the game for ¥1,500.

 

Retailer Sofmap in Tokyo's Akihabara has stacks and stacks of Final Fantasy XIII. Yours for ¥3,980 ($44), but this is a limited time sale promotion. To point to this as a sign that FFXIII was some sort of failure in Japan is a mistake. It's not that at all.

 

However, it does show that retailers might have ordered too many copies of the game and are trying to unload copies. Bad for them, but good thing for consumers! If you haven't already, go pick up your copy at 59 percent off. Do it.

Sauce via @Kotaku

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Re: Retailer Slashes Final Fantasy XIII's Price In Half

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Like the case art. Are we getting the completely "westernised case" with Lightning on the front? Naff if so.

 

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ok il just learn japanese, fly over and pick up my copy.....

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Nope! It's no good, I can't wait for a reduced price. I'll stick at my pre-order cost, thanks.

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Re: Retailer Slashes Final Fantasy XIII's Price In Half

Like you said, very bad news for the retailers but great for consumers looking for a good bargain.

 

Interesting post OP :Thumbs:

 

 

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Re: Retailer Slashes Final Fantasy XIII's Price In Half


DrTrouserPlank wrote:

Like the case art. Are we getting the completely "westernised case" with Lightning on the front? Naff if so.

 


 

 Hope we get this case :smileyvery-happy:



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Kiez wrote:

DrTrouserPlank wrote:

Like the case art. Are we getting the completely "westernised case" with Lightning on the front? Naff if so.

 


 

 Hope we get this case :smileyvery-happy:


Pretty sure we are. Surprised they didn't stick a few guns on the cover as well. That would probably would have shifted another 500,000 copies to the western audience.
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Re: Retailer Slashes Final Fantasy XIII's Price In Half

The japanese cases just seem bland and boring to me


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the CE has the normal white cover i think which is good

 

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Since we're used to a plain white background with the logo, I'd say it's what we should have too. I find the American box arts too crowded, whilst the European FF box arts have always been simple. I see the special edition will have the Japanese box art, but I won't be picking it up.
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