Xbox 360 to beat PS3 this Christmas?
There's an interesting article in today's issue of the New York Post claiming Bill Gates is poised to claim bragging rights over Sony Chief Executive Howard Stringer in the battle of the next-gen consoles. Microsoft boss Bill Gates is poised to claim bragging rights over Sony Chief Executive Howard Stringer in the battle of high-end video game systems - at least for this Christmas. However, with the price of Sony's year-old PlayStation 3 coming down - dropping to as low as $399 from $599 last Christmas - sales are picking up for the oft-criticized system and analysts caution that the race between the heavyweights is far from over. But as the holiday selling season enters its stretch run, Microsoft's Xbox 360, which retails at $280, continues to enjoy a comfortable lead over Sony's PlayStation 3.