Microsoft to cut Xbox 360 price in Japan-Nikkei

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TOKYO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp will cut the price of its Xbox 360 game console in Japan by about 30 percent, aiming to gain market share from leader Nintendo Co , the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday. Microsoft, locked in a three-way game console battle with Nintendo's popular Wii and Sony Corp's PlayStation 3, has been struggling to stir up demand for its Xbox 360 in Japan. Microsoft will lower the price of the Xbox 360 Arcade model by 8,000 yen ($73.92) to 19,800 yen. ...

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