Toys R Us Inc. this week price cut select titles for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3, Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360, and Nintendo Co.’s Wii by $20 in a New Year’s game sale.
This week, the retailer advertised select video game titles at up to $20 off the MSRP.
Eligible titles include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 at $44.99, Saint’s Row: The Third at $49.99, and Cars 2 at $19.99. The titles typically sell between $39.99 and $59.99.
Video Game sales in Nov. totaled $3 billion in the U.S. according to data firm NPD Group Inc.
Software sales increased 16 percent while hardware sales decreased nine percent in the same period.
Top-selling titles include Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Bethesda’s Softworks The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.