GameCube price drop on the way?

It has been suggested that Nintendo is planning to drop in price next month, according to an EB Games employee. The materials, which were sent for use in the company's next marketing period (May 3 to May 23), include GameCube posters with GameCube-branded stickers that read "New Low Price," according to the employee. A specific price was not listed for the machine, which currently retails for $99.99 new, but it featured a blank number template which employees could fill in should a drop be announced.

Accompanying the materials was a note explaining that the signage was sent so stores would be prepared if a drop was announced. While the note didn't specifically say the company knew an announcement about the price was imminent, the employee said that similar materials were sent out in advance of the recent PlayStation 2 price drop from $149 to $129.

News source: GameSpot

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