"The official announcement of the Xbox 360 Elite has stirred up quite a controversy. Why? The reasons are beyond me, although it wasn't as if we were all left in the dark about a possible updated 360. The Zephyr rumors of months prior were the first indication that Microsoft was plotting to produce an updated machine. The rumor mill came about full circle when a Microsoft spokesman admitted that they were indeed fiddling with the Xbox 360 in their highly classified, secret laboratory of innovation. It was said that although the idea was ongoing Microsoft denied they were planning on releasing such a console in the future. Months later, and after leaked photographs of the Elite surfaced, Microsoft announced the newest version of the 360 and shit has hit the proverbial fan."
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