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Price war with Xbox on the cards as Sony cuts PlayStation 4 by 13% in Japan

Aggressive move by PS4 may counter Microsoft's strong game line-up for 2015 holiday season

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The PS4 has outsold the Xbox One since each model was released in late 2013. Sony will have sold 34 million machines by the end of this year, compared with 20 million Xbox Ones, according to researcher IHS Inc.

Tokyo

SONY Corp is cutting the price of its PlayStation 4 in Japan by about 13 per cent, increasing the prospect of a global price war with Xbox-maker Microsoft Corp.

The console will be priced as low as 34,980 yen (S$408) starting Oct 1 from the current 39,980 yen, Sony said on