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It's official: Microsoft to sell $99 Xbox 360 with contract

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 May 2012 21:04 User comments (8)

It's official: Microsoft to sell $99 Xbox 360 with contract As reported last week, Microsoft has made the 4GB Xbox 360 model of the console with Kinect available for $99 as long as you sign up for a two-year contract.
The contract is for Xbox Live Gold at $15 per month, bringing the total cost of the contract and hardware to $459.

If you were to purchase the bundle outright for $299 and purchase Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at $60 (full MSRP) per year, that price would come in at $420, significantly cheaper but with more cost up front.

One caveat of the deal (if you are interested), is you must live near a retail Microsoft Store, which are mainly only in California with some scattered around the U.S. Additionally, you will need to pass a credit check to take advantage of the deal.

Finally, just like with a smartphone contract, if you break the contract early you will be hit with an early termination fee that starts at $250 for the first three months then drops $12 per month afterwards.

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8 user comments

17.5.2012 21:21

Wow, I'm actually excited to see sony counter that..

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 07 May 2012 @ 21:25

27.5.2012 22:14

Quote:
"Additionally, you will need to pass a credit check to take advantage of the deal. "
If you can pass a credit check you should be able to pay cash for this. Microsoft can't keep there system form double and triple charging your credit card and you want to sign a contract and let them report to your credit?

I see this ending in a lawsuit from bad credit scores and banned Xbox 360s

38.5.2012 2:03

NVM, idiot moment. I blame the drugs >.> ...

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 08 May 2012 @ 2:05

48.5.2012 9:12

I would have got it if this was at launch 0_o


Copyright infringement is nothing more than civil disobedience to a bad set of laws. Lets renegotiate them.

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58.5.2012 9:22

Originally posted by oneguy:
Wow, I'm actually excited to see sony counter that..
PS3 just go to a catalogue save about 200 pounds.

68.5.2012 13:59

Next up sony bring's back custom firmware,Linux & release there ps2 hd emulator for slims & above they have patented if only Sony had some Honor and wanted the world to be m0re creative and allow custom firmware and Linux they would have ruled the market instead of 2.8 billion $ loss


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78.5.2012 16:46

Originally posted by SuikoNiNjitZu:
Next up sony bring's back custom firmware,Linux & release there ps2 hd emulator for slims & above they have patented if only Sony had some Honor and wanted the world to be m0re creative and allow custom firmware and Linux they would have ruled the market instead of 2.8 billion $ loss

88.5.2012 16:47

Originally posted by djkorn:
Originally posted by SuikoNiNjitZu:
Next up sony bring's back custom firmware,Linux & release there ps2 hd emulator for slims & above they have patented if only Sony had some Honor and wanted the world to be m0re creative and allow custom firmware and Linux they would have ruled the market instead of 2.8 billion $ loss

here here on that. Then my PS3 wouldnt be a paper weight right now since i gave up on my PS3 and started playing a MMO like WOW. Now give me PS2 HD backwards cap. and im all over that.

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