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US Xbox 360 price drop coming this Sunday

Written by Rich Fiscus (Google+) @ 10 Jul 2008 10:07 User comments (18)

US Xbox 360 price drop coming this Sunday The evidence appears to be in and it looks like the anticipated US price drop to $299.99 for the Xbox 360 Pro is coming this Sunday. It will be a $50 drop from the current pricetag of $349.99.
Although there's still been no official announcement from Microsoft, scans of ads for Sunday from both Best Buy and Target have appeared online, joining a previously leaked K-Mart filer.

No doubt expecting a major sales increase from the new price, Target even appears to be offering a $25 gift card to make the decision on where to buy a little easier.

It's not clear yet what this will mean for the price of the bugdet Xbox 360 Core model, which currently sells for just $20 less than the new price for the Pro model.

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18 user comments

110.7.2008 10:25

woohoo, I sure hope that deal doesn't include the RROD package. That would really set me back a few bucks...oh SNAP!

But on topic good job M$, now just fix Vista, or just making XP the standard..

210.7.2008 10:31

Originally posted by johnflash:
woohoo, I sure hope that deal doesn't include the RROD package. That would really set me back a few bucks...oh SNAP!

But on topic good job M$, now just fix Vista, or just making XP the standard..
just because its microsoft doesn't mean everything goes down in one building.. they have different sub companys for consoles to computers.. they can fix the xbox 100 times.. and vista still be crap..

310.7.2008 11:45

DAMN! Got screwed again! Bought my xbox with GTA 4, then a week later they have the promotion, buy the $350 model and GTA 4 then get a $50 gift card. And now this.

410.7.2008 11:47

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just because its microsoft doesn't mean everything goes down in one building.. they have different sub companys for consoles to computers.. they can fix the xbox 100 times.. and vista still be crap..
So you're saying they go down in multiple buildings? lol jk around. On topic. The price is looking more attractive and comparing to the Wii's price i'd think this is the better bargain. But of course thats up to everybody's own preferences. Like how i think the PS3 is the better bargain when comparing it to the Xbox360 Elite. Everybody loves price drops so keep them coming =)

510.7.2008 13:09

Being since I borrow my buddies Xbox for select few titles that are only on Xbox, I'll stick to my PS3 and Wii for now..don't need a already doomed to death of a certain number of Red Rings of some sort...M$ makes faulty products anyways...VISTA...cough..cough..

610.7.2008 13:16

sorry the 360 with HDD ain't worth more than 200$ and thats for a new easy break oven not the older more unstable versions.

710.7.2008 13:38

Originally posted by c1c:
DAMN! Got screwed again! Bought my xbox with GTA 4, then a week later they have the promotion, buy the $350 model and GTA 4 then get a $50 gift card. And now this.
hey when i bought my xbox for 500 the next week they reduced it to 450 and gave free turok with it so i brought recipt back to where i bought ti and they gave me free game and 50 bucks back....you should look into it.

810.7.2008 13:43

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Originally posted by c1c:
DAMN! Got screwed again! Bought my xbox with GTA 4, then a week later they have the promotion, buy the $350 model and GTA 4 then get a $50 gift card. And now this.
hey when i bought my xbox for 500 the next week they reduced it to 450 and gave free turok with it so i brought recipt back to where i bought ti and they gave me free game and 50 bucks back....you should look into it.
I am playing TUrok on the PC right now it has horrid console controls the story is generic action army man fair but the game has simi decent AI,weapon and level design,its almost a nice lil mid range modern FPS.

910.7.2008 13:54

Quote:
Quote:
Originally posted by c1c:
DAMN! Got screwed again! Bought my xbox with GTA 4, then a week later they have the promotion, buy the $350 model and GTA 4 then get a $50 gift card. And now this.


hey when i bought my xbox for 500 the next week they reduced it to 450 and gave free turok with it so i brought recipt back to where i bought ti and they gave me free game and 50 bucks back....you should look into it.


I am playing TUrok on the PC right now it has horrid console controls the story is generic action army man fair but the game has simi decent AI,weapon and level design,its almost a nice lil mid range modern FPS.


I hated the demo. I can see it being better on PC

1010.7.2008 14:02

Hunt720
well on the PC version I changed the controls around q and e are 3rd and 4th weapons, f is action and on my mouse I have 2 buttons under the main mouse buttons I have them set to shift plus [ and shift plus ] I put in [ and ] as the 2nd keys for fire and aim so I now have instant access to alt fire modes.

I have learn how to move body's(they have a 2-3 sec rag doll thing if you can keep walking into them you can move them around)

Its not the best of FPSs but for me its a bit better than Quake 4 which I found barely bearable, I do love killing things with the knife :X

Just saying theres enough there to make it mediocre for a game nazi like me, at least it dose not put me to sleep like cryisis dose.....

1110.7.2008 14:34

I plan on purchasing a 360 either within this or next month. Nice to see I'll have to shell out a little less then expected.

1210.7.2008 18:07

So i see there not going to drop the elite price i will wait longer but i know i got to get a extended warranty for sure don't trust Microsoft....Damm Gears Of War 2 Made me do it.

1310.7.2008 18:17

Originally posted by NexGen76:
So i see there not going to drop the elite price i will wait longer but i know i got to get a extended warranty for sure don't trust Microsoft....Damm Gears Of War 2 Made me do it.

ouch do not get suckered into wanting to buy a 200+$ bad game :P

1411.7.2008 2:02

hah i bought a ps3 a few weeks ago only for god of war 3 and that has no release date yet :P

1511.7.2008 2:03

Originally posted by Paladore:
hah i bought a ps3 a few weeks ago only for god of war 3 and that has no release date yet :P

lucky SOB :P

1611.7.2008 5:22
susieqbbb
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Ok this is funny.

If i could get the core cheaper then the pro i hate to say i would go core. Because the pro all though it sounds like a good deal really isn't when your not getting the bigger hard drive with it.

And if you add it up 300.00 for a console plus the $25.00 gift card to purchase the console really isn't that good of savings.

What i find funny about the whole thing is i live here in kent washington and my local target store couldn't sell a ps3 or a xbox 360 to save there lives this is why they give people these gift cards now if you gave me 100.00 off plus a 50 doller gift card i may be interested but untill then no thank you.

1712.7.2008 6:15

How is Sony going to respond with PS3 pricing ?


"The flimsier the product,the higher the price"
Ferengi 82nd rule of aqusition


1812.7.2008 15:08

Originally posted by susieqbbb:
Ok this is funny.

If i could get the core cheaper then the pro i hate to say i would go core. Because the pro all though it sounds like a good deal really isn't when your not getting the bigger hard drive with it.

And if you add it up 300.00 for a console plus the $25.00 gift card to purchase the console really isn't that good of savings.

What i find funny about the whole thing is i live here in kent washington and my local target store couldn't sell a ps3 or a xbox 360 to save there lives this is why they give people these gift cards now if you gave me 100.00 off plus a 50 doller gift card i may be interested but untill then no thank you.
ya but a HDD is abotu 60+ and thats the starting used price with shipping...

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