Microsoft to “Test” Lower Pricing For Xbox One Digital Games


Starting tomorrow, Ryse: Son of Rome will be on sale for $39.99 on the Xbox Games store. While the sale, which runs through February 24, may be nothing more than a temporary price slash, a line of tweets from Xbox studio manager Mike Ybarra suggests otherwise.

“Lot of people asked for better deals on our digital marketplace, so we’re testing some, and 2/18 through 2/24 you can get Ryse: Son of Rome off digital marketplace for $39.99! Special deal on add ons starts 2/25,” Ybarra stated. “That’s far better than the used price at GameStop and others! Go digital!”

The demand for cheaper digital games has been a hot topic since the release of the next gen consoles. If Microsoft does in fact decide to make digital games cheaper than their physical counterparts, then we could see a monumental shift in how games are purchased in the near future.

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