August Xbox 360 Price Drops

"Microsoft looks like it will drop the price on both the Xbox 360's HD DVD Player and the 360 itself in August."

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August Xbox 360 Price Drops

Microsoft, it seems, has decided to respond further to the PS3's pricecut with drops in the price of both the Xbox 360's HD DVD Player and the console itself.

Effective the 1st of August, the cost of the 360's add-on HD DVD Player will drop from a retail of $199 to $179. In addition to this, any purchases made between August and September 30th will qualify the purchaser to receive 5 free HD DVD movies. With this cut, Microsoft is trying to remain the most affordable option for HD content.

Update: It seems that Europe may not see a similar price cut for the HD DVD Player add-on.
"We currently have no announcements to make at this stage regarding a price cut of the Xbox 360 HD-DVD Drive for the UK," a spokesperson for Microsoft told Eurogamer .

In addition to this, it has been reported by a retail source that Microsoft is planning to initiate a $50 price reduction on the 360 console itself a week later. Microsoft gave the customary response to an outside report, saying, "We have no announcements to make on pricing at this time. While price matters, content is king. And no other system is offering all the games people want to play this holiday at a better price than Xbox 360."

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27-07-2007, 02:49:13


Yay. So I'm not the only one who gets badgered for them then :rolleyes:

Great looking specs; G92 will be mine :worship: :yumyum:

You and Kemp are my special ones :)

:worship: :worship:


lol gg kemp/pv?!

27-07-2007, 03:16:03

PP Mguire

Great looking specs; G92 will be mine

Mine too :)

29-07-2007, 20:14:36

I know what i'll be getting for Christmas then :D

30-07-2007, 12:33:32

Seems only going for the 320mb 8800GTS was a good idea.. Quality card but not shelled out so much that i'd make a massive loss if I was to ebay it and get me one of these.. I reckon though that even if all of that information turns out to be correct I doubt that the cost over in the UK would be a direct conversion from the US price.. Spose could just have one shipped over from the states though.

30-07-2007, 13:21:12

Aye, we will end up paying the same as they do in dollars in pounds.. :( Shipping one would be pretty expensive..

30-07-2007, 20:16:21

PP Mguire
Yea, and you dont have to get a 9800GTX as soon as they come out. Your 8800 will last for a while.

31-07-2007, 06:39:17


Yay. So I'm not the only one who gets badgered for them then :rolleyes:

What the fudge !!

31-07-2007, 07:20:22

Mr. Smith

What the fudge !!

I did think the same thing... How does that work?

Start PM:


Hows it going? Can I have some reps?


End PM.


31-07-2007, 14:12:21

Who sent that? Vader?

01-08-2007, 05:17:08

Mr. Smith

Who sent that? Vader?

NO! (are you joking?)

Just to clarify I was joking. No one has ever sent me a PM asking for reps.

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