CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - AGREEMENTS ON PRICES - EVIDENCE

Evidence of agreement: The French Competition Council sanctions an agreement on prices in the sector of video games, on the sole basis of one executed contract (Consoles de jeux et jeux vidéo)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Conc. conc. dec. no. 07-D-06 of February 28, 2007 on practices implemented in the game consoles and video games sector The arrival of next-generation game consoles is an event that is very much in demand among gaming enthusiasts. Launched in March 2000 in Japan, the Play Station 2 was so successful that sales exceeded Sony's forecasts. As available stocks were not sufficient to meet European demand, a quota distribution was organized among European countries. In addition, Sony Computer Entertainment France (SCEF) introduced a system of pre-booking the console, two games and accessories with the option of retraction, with this marketing formula "(...) on

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Emmanuelle Claudel, Evidence of agreement: The French Competition Council sanctions an agreement on prices in the sector of video games, on the sole basis of one executed contract (Consoles de jeux et jeux vidéo), 28 February 2007, Concurrences N° 2-2007, Art. N° 13454, pp. 101-102

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