GT: Aaron Greenberg just confirmed that Xbox 360 Arcade will retail for $149 USD.
really???....your a bum!
It's not expensive, it's just not worth it. No hard drive= what's the point?
It a plus for those living in poverty.
My six year old son has an arcade, he still enjoys playing with just a memory card. Not ever gamer needs hard drives, wifi etc
Even though I agree with Clownbelt and Alpha, for some reason I found that comment funny. "Still expensive" "really???....your a bum!" lol...Maybe I'm just bored at work or whatever, but I found humor in that. So if nothing else, thanks for helping pass the time
For $210, you can be playing Xbox 360 with the game of your choice. For another $7, you can test out the Gold membership on Xbox Live (or, you could get a 48-hour free test).
Until they're out of old models, that is.
Plus another $200+ needed in extras just to game right.
yet to get it up to par (and into the 21st century) with regard to technology and features, it still would cost more.
Nobody wants an arcade anyway. I'll be getting the new 360 later on this year, looks slick.
they're practically giving those things away. Since I already use my PS3 for a media center and live too far out to get broadband internet, I would consider buying an arcade 360 just so I can play Halo, Gears and Mass Effect.
cant you see its aimed at people that might play it for maybe 4 hours a week?
its expensive because it has no hdd or wi fi!
Whats gonna happen to the Elite? Is it staying or getting wiped out?
...never mind. LOL!!
@clown it's cheap... $699
You're getting ripped off.
Is it a perm price cut or for the old models only? $149 is a good price point!
wthouth a hd is almost useless!
USB flash drive?
you gotta be kidding
I'm not sure if it has one or not, Greenberg didn't say. This new model looks good, and i relly do want Mass Effect 2 and Alan Wake. Just worried about RROD issues...as nobody really addressed if this new slim 360 will have newer parts.
Should be more like $99 instead....with 5 years of warranty for the RROD.
i knew there was gonna be a price drop
what about the elite price ? was there a price on kinect? maybe I missed it when i fell asleep...add that to the $300 for the new x360 and we have at least $400 just for hardware...not this day and age.
i think its $50 knocked of each sku except that 'sexy box 360'
they are going to buy this not realizing they need a hard drive.
Holiday season is 360 season. This year certainly won't be different.
If you're a serious gamer the Xbox isn't even an option anymore. They're totally ignoring pro gamers and now aiming mainly at mommy and daddy and your little sister to make that cash.
... Looks like I'll be selling my Xbox 360 Elite in order to get the new redesigned model.. :)
same iv raised roughly £120atm
erhhhhm, why? you have the wi fi I'm guessing and the hdd, why would you do it? 99% of the time you'll be looking at your tv not your xbox, and it's not like it has more RAM or anything like that.
or get a better system. PS3
Great price if you want to buy the most casual console being produced now days. I thought the wii was it... not anymore.
Should have been this price from jump street. I was watching the movie A civil Action (Great film), and thought to myself: "Why hasen't a lawyer filed a class action suit again M$ for the Xbox 360?" Anyhow, $149.99 is a OK price for gambling on a RROD unit.
Makes me wonder if it's a fire sale. I can't see Microsoft continuing to produce two form factors.
with 20% less fail, please?
Pro for $99 at Radioshack...never pay MSRP boys.
What I'm wondering is whether they'll drop the old 360 and just have the new 250 GB model like the PS3 did. They dropped the phat models and now only sell Slim models, the 120gb and 250gb (soon likely to be 250gb and 500gb). I'm assuming this cheap price will only last until all the old Arcades are gone. Then they'll concentrate on their "slim" 360. Hopefully they'll have a smaller "slim" 360 for less than $299. I was actually expecting them to announce their new 360 bundled with Kinect for that same $299 price, but to no avail. I was also expecting to hear Kinect's price.
Because you'll need to buy a hard drive if you really want to play real games ....
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