The Fall price cuts that Microsoft made to the XBox 360, lowering the Arcade model of the gaming platform to a $200 price point has resulted in a significant jump in sales, according to figures recently released. The sales of the XBox 360 in February, 2009, mark the eighth best-selling month in the product's history, but is the highest in a month not related to the Holiday season or a large game release.
Analysts believe this trend will continue throughout the year and Microsoft has been moving an average of 80,000 units a week since the cuts were announced. This is an increase of nearly 60 percent over the months directly preceding the price cut. How has the 360's price cut affected you, Feed reader? Did the drop in price finally put the gaming system in your price range, or were you already an owner? And if you own another gaming system, would the relatively cheap price of a new XBox cause you to purchase a second gaming system? We're curious.