Nearly 3,000 Xbox 360 Game Systems Available for Pre-Sale on eBay; Active Bidding Driving Prices Up
SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Nov. 21, 2005 -- Xbox 360 goes on sale tonight at midnight, and gamers are expected to be waiting in line to get them. But, as of this morning, nearly 3,000 of the hot new game consoles are currently available for pre-sale on eBay.
Over the past two weeks on eBay, nearly 9,000 Xbox 360 units have been pre-sold at an Average Sold Price of nearly $550, reflecting a frenzy of bidding. Many of the pre-sold units are bundled with game cartridges (retailing at $50-$60) and accessories.
These figures are compiled from eBay Marketplace Research, a new service that offers sellers and buyers visibility into important listing, bidding and pricing trends in the eBay marketplace. The service gives subscribers access to data, charts and graphs, customizable in hundreds of different ways, that show what the eBay community is doing, historically and in real-time. http://www.ebay.com/marketplaceresearch
Founded in 1995, eBay created a powerful platform for the sale of goods and services by a passionate community of individuals and businesses. On any given day, there are millions of items across thousands of categories for sale on eBay. eBay enables trade on a local, national and international basis with customized sites in markets around the world. Through an array of services, such as its payment solution provider PayPal, eBay is enabling global e-commerce for an ever-growing online community.