Xbox 360 sales double PS3’s in August
Sales of the Xbox 360 were clearly boosted by a price cut of the console enacted by Microsoft on August 8. Retail prices were cut by as much as $50, making the Premium console $349, the Elite at $449 and the Core at $279. Gamers looking to buy into the Xbox 360?s impressive fall line-up may have found the price drop reason enough to pick up Microsoft?s machine. Madden NFL 08 for Xbox 360, which released mid-August, became the top selling game for the month with 896,600 units, beating the second best-selling PS2 version by over 250,000.