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Video game prices going up as firms try to raise standard rate to $70

The move coincides with the debut of two new game consoles from Microsoft and Sony, a generational change that comes every seven years or so

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Video games | Microsoft | Nintendo

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In many cases, companies won’t acknowledge the fee increase, saying only that prices will vary by title

The $60 video game dates back to at least the 1990s. Rarely has a game exceeded that price threshold in the three decades since, even as inflation drove the dollar’s value to nearly half of what it was in the days of the Super .

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First Published: Tue, November 10 2020. 00:58 IST

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