Monday, May 02, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel and Oculus Bring Virtual Reality to Best Buy Stores
NVIDIA and Samsung Agree to Settle IP Litigation
Samsung Develops 3rd Generation 14-Nano FinFET Low-power Process
IE Loses Top Web Browser Spot to Chrome
Qualcomm To Make Mobiles Smarter With New Snapdragon Machine Learning SDK
You Can No Longer Use Google In Cortana searches
HP Releases New Chromebook for Home and Office
AMD and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics Close on Semiconductor Assembly and Test Joint Venture
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Games > New 60G...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, July 11, 2008
New 60GB Xbox 360 to Cost $349


Microsoft announced an Xbox 360 console with triple the storage space of the original console, but for the same price of $349 (U.S.) estimated retail price.

Available in retail stores in the U.S. and Canada starting in early August, the upgraded Xbox 360 will include a 60GB hard drive. In addition, Microsoft dropped the price of its 20GB Xbox 360 console in the U.S. and Canada to just $299 (U.S.) (ERP) while supplies last, a savings of $50.

"We know consumers need more and more space to store the amazing digital content Xbox 360 offers, and we?re giving it to them at no extra charge," said Albert Penello, Xbox director of product management at Microsoft. "No one device offers the depth and breadth of entertainment that Xbox 360 can deliver, and now you?ll have three times the storage to manage all that great content."

Xbox 360 is just one of three Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment systems Microsoft offers. Microsoft?s Xbox 360 Arcade, which comes with a 256MB memory unit and five Xbox LIVE Arcade games, is a value for the whole family for $279 (U.S.) (ERP), and the premium Xbox 360 Elite console is available with a 120GB hard drive for $449 (U.S.) (ERP).

Out of the box, the Xbox 360 console is equipped with a cool white finish and three powerful core processors capable of producing the best in high definition (HD) entertainment (up to 1080p for gaming), 16:9 cinematic aspect ratio, anti-aliasing, full surround sound, and high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) output.

With an HDMI cable (sold separately), you can watch watch your favorite DVDs in near high-definition using the upscaling capabilities of Xbox 360.

Microsoft last cut the price of the Xbox Pro in August, from $399 to $349, prior to the release of "Halo 3" the following month.

A cut to $299 makes the Xbox 360 Pro $100 less than Sony 's PlayStation 3 with a 40GB hard drive. Recently, Sony' chief financial officer Nobuyuki Oneda said that the company had no plans to reduce PS3's price, in an effort to concetrate in the profitability.

Nintendo's $249 Wii is still in short supply at many retailers, making a price cut hard to swallow.


Previous
Next
OCZ Introduces Elixir Keyboards under the new Alchemy line of Gaming Products        All News        Rambus Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Nvidia
E3: Microsoft Announces Xbox 360 Movie Downloads, Xbox LIVE Primetime     Games News      PS3 System Software Update v2.41

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Positions Windows 10 As A Platform for the Intelligence Revolution
Microsoft, Google Drop Complaints Against Each Other
Microsoft Reports Profit But Windows Business Keeps Declining
Microsoft Sues U.S. Government Over Data Requests
Microsoft's Edge Browser To Limit Flash Support
Toyota, Microsoft To Work Together On Connected Technologies
Build 2016: Microsoft Announces Cloud Services, Developer Tools
Microsoft's BUILD 2016 Conference Kicks Off
Microsoft Apologizes for Offensive Tweets Made By Its 'Tay' Chatbot
Microsoft Supports Yahoo Bidders
Microsoft Apologizes For "Sexy" GDC Party
Microsoft Extends Support For Intel Skylake PCs With Older Windows Versions

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .