Following Sony announcing that the PlayStation 4 in Japan will get a slight price drop, Xbox Boss Phil Spencer has revealed that he “fully expects” the console to also get a price drop in the west.
Speaking with IGN, Spencer said:
I fully expect they [PlayStation] will drop price. When I think about the playbook they’ve used in the past, we feel good about the plans we have in place going forward in the holiday. If history tells, then we’ll see a price drop from them coming.
Of course, with Sony set to take the stage at Paris Games Week, it’s more than likely a price drop will be announced for the west here.
Fortunately if that does happen, Spencer isn’t worried:
It’s great for gamers when price competition happens. We saw that last holiday, and we saw crazy sales numbers on all of the consoles.
Paris Games Week is expected to take place from October 28 to November 1.