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So now americans will just have to pay a little less than most of the world for their consoles instead of much less...



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COKTOE said:
sethnintendo said:
Well there aren't many products left to threaten tariffs. He said he wanted tariffs on all products and we are about to get there. In a full blown trade war now. I'm going to take half my money out of 401k with loan because here comes the correction. Plus I will prob die before retirement. I plan on working till I die

! You know, in some ways, you and I are very different people.

Yes we are very different.  You have all caps for your username while I have all lower case.  : )



KLXVER said:
So now americans will just have to pay a little less than most of the world for their consoles instead of much less...

At 25%, I think it's quite a bit more than most other country. They did stomach the 10%, but I don't think they'll be able to do so with 25%, and will have to raise the prices - or not cut them in the US when everywhere else the prices go down.

Btw, the EU has 0% tariffs on Videogame consoles: https://madb.europa.eu/madb/euTariffs.htm?productCode=950450&country=CN



I'm stupid - do tariffs effect digital software or just physical products?



Well, this is new.

Read.

So sick of that idiot



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Finally, it was about damn time someone made gaming more expensive.



Nintendo is selling their IPs to Microsoft and this is true because:

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread.php?id=221391&page=1

That wouldn't affect microsoft and sony consoles here where i live (they actualy produce them locally!) but nintendo products will be severely affected by this.



Sony: "Let's say $399 again at E3 2020. It worked so well last time."

*Meanwhile*



Sony: "Maybe $499 will sound just as good...?"

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Hiku said:

Sony: "Let's say $399 again at E3 2010. It worked so well last time."

*Meanwhile*



Sony: "Maybe $499 will sound just as good...?"

Is Sony about to make a time machine?



Bofferbrauer2 said:
KLXVER said:
So now americans will just have to pay a little less than most of the world for their consoles instead of much less...

At 25%, I think it's quite a bit more than most other country. They did stomach the 10%, but I don't think they'll be able to do so with 25%, and will have to raise the prices - or not cut them in the US when everywhere else the prices go down.

Btw, the EU has 0% tariffs on Videogame consoles: https://madb.europa.eu/madb/euTariffs.htm?productCode=950450&country=CN

Yet we pay more. I would love to have a 300$ Switch for example.

Edit: Actually the dollar is pretty strong right now, so its not that much of a difference.lol

Last edited by KLXVER - on 24 May 2019