Microsoft Corp.’s new Xbox 360 250GB Slim SKU increased this week at online retailer Amazon.com amid strong demand for the product.
To think its selling at this rate above the RRP of $299 as well, just imagine how crazy the $199 slim will sell. Plus MS will likely cut both slims to $149 and $249 for the Kinect launch.
Kick me if I'm wrong, but wasn't supply for the system very limited when it launched? It seems Microsoft took a page from Nintendo's book as to how to make your system sales "increase".
it is more propably the "gifts" they have given to the attendees of their conference. But you have to consider that a lot of people with an arcade xbox 360 wanted a new one too
but havent you and all the other sony turds being saying that sony have been having supply problems since the start of 2010???? when sony have supply problems its a genuine problem, but any other company do it, they are trying to increase demand?? you are a pathetic fanboy gwave
amazon.com = us only the only place where people are interesed by xbox (in 2010, with a better hardware ps3, bluray, 3D, move and more & better exclusives)
did you get paid to write that??? i have both, but if sony are paying people to talk shit for them, sign me up
this article has nothing to do with the ps3, so why mention it? if its that good why aren't you playing it instead of coming here making stupid comments?
When you find out where to sign up let me know. I don't care which side it is as long as I get paid. But I'm not interested in Demos, Betas, Wallpapers, Avatars, or Themes. I need cold hard cash. Edit: OK, I'll settle for 75,000 MS Points or a voucher for a free PS3 Slim with Wireless-N when its available.
so we will see the European sales increase in july, and the North America in june.
Why are Sony fanboys so jealous and envious of 360? If we wanted to hear or talk about PS3 in every 360 thread we would ask. Personally I don't care about it or any of it's games because they do not interest me the slightest bit. For me 360 is where it's at and this is good news if true for MS and it's gamers. Personally I'm waiting on a Reach bundle before picking one up myself.
Who is jealous? Give us reasons why people would be jealous? Comon if I have a bluray a HD tv amazing games there not jealous it's mob mentality pick on the weak.
Why so defensive? If your not jealous then why reply? Sounds to me like your extremely jealous and need to feel accepted by telling people what you have. Why don't you give me your address so i can go take that TV and put it good use.
wait till people are done trading in there old 360s, it will settle down :P
I don't know. I sold 2 Xboxes and I'm PS3 now. But I'm tempted. Really tempted. Wireless-N, ESPN, the ease of Netflix, XBLA, Gears 3. It's going to be hard not to buy the Arcade at a minimum, especially if rumors of $149 are true. I just wish there was no brick. I sold my first to get an Arcade w/HDMI. I sold the second because it was too loud. Couldn't watch a movie and hear any quiet passages. PS3 is slient, plus Blu-ray. But, I haven't bought any Blu-ray movies lately. Been downloading, Netflixing, and watchin'/recordin' OTA HDTV. Magic the Gathering is taking forever to get to PSN too. There's already 2 expansions on XBLA. I played expansion one, but not 2 yet. I have a feeling it won't be long before I'm dual console again.
XBOX 360 S is looking hot right now.
That's probably why it had to automatically shut down. Hey ohhhh!
Oh, you just went there...
You are indeed one sneaky mofo trolling around here!
I honestly didnt expect microsoft to see a sales spike until the holiday
I mean it's a redesign that looks pretty cool plus it has added wifi so it makes since for it to be selling.
yea i guess your right , but its just that there isnt much exciting in terms of software at the moment
why on earth people would prefer that thing to a better ps3 ? (on every level) marketing ? propaganda ? us only probably.
Maybe because neither system is better. Each one has flaws and each one has pros.
because the PS3 is not better, especially with this new hardware, the 360 is superior in everyway except booray. And if the USA was the only place 360 was selling PS3 would have passed it long ago, 360 is selling quite well in EU as well, plus it owns AU and UK, so STFU and stop trolling idiot, PS3 is in 3rd for a reason, its the LESS fun of the two consoles period.
so by your logic, the Wii (in first place) is the most fun console? its all about the games. how can group A's games be less fun than group B's? all this time i thought it came down to developers making the game fun, not what machine runs it. but i guess your right. crayola sells more crayons than the competition, so drawing with them must be more fun than regular crayons, right? in the end, it all comes down to what you draw with it.
people who were deciding which one to buy came to N4g for info. When they saw all the ps3 fanboys who spend all day trolling 360 articles they thought that the ps3 games must be pretty dull, since even the most die hard sony fanboys spend all day in 360 articles.
I beg to differ, 360 has games coming THIS year, the competition's line up is not getting a boost till 2011. Also keep in mind that if you dont have a 360 the entire 360 library is new to you, and finally, you have the existing customers who have a bunch of games already but just want a console with a valhalla chipset and sexy exterior. No surprise this thing is selling well, how could anyone not have expected this?
You do indeed have a point i was blinded by E3 and that lack luster showing i forgot to consider old software
There is a lot of good upcoming games to both exclusives and multi-platforms apart from the old stuff that is a bargain now!
I'm still thinking on whether I should upgrade from my Elite 120GB or not.. : /
I have an elite 120GB as well, I was planning to get the slim as well, but I decided to wait. I might get one if there is a bundle with the Kinect closer to the holidays, I have a lot of room in my hard drive still. Wifi is not a big deal for me because I use a wired connection.
I honestly wouldn't.....doesn't seem like a big enough leap especially for all 300 since you can't preorder the gamestop deal. I would say keep what you have for now but I konw I'm trading up from the 60 GB Pro to the new one as soon as they get some stock in
It's shiny and new.
I have 2 arcades and one older 20 gig.Maybe when Reach come out i will update to a newer one
I can't belive Americans still buing that sh!t of hardwear, because Amzon= US only but... wait the new xbox360 wowww... lets buy it, it has wifi, a large 250gb, dvd9 and Kinet the future of gaming but... wait are we in 2006? man my bad. we have somthing better call PS3 better hardwear better exclusive games and better costumer care. thats it if u are disagree with me u are a big fanboy of M$.
" if u are disagree with me u are a big fanboy of M$." I love how you thought that was going to work. almost like saying.. "If you are not for us.. you're a communist!!"
"I love how you thought that was going to work. " I'm amazed you were able to understand that massive incoherent jumbo of letters.
anything sells initially,it will go down to regular soon. i bet when you see the npd its not that big of a difference.
i already pre-orderd one 2 weeks ago (release date is the 16th july here in europe) the sad thing is that i buyed an elite one month ago (but i will sell it to a friend who is really low on cash and wants a 360 for over 2 years) can´t wait for it to arrive!!! (this is going to be like christmas) i just love that moment and feeling when you unbox new purchased things :D
Is there any good news for xbox 360 that the Deacons of Sony won't try spin? Starting to loathe this site
to much M$ funboys in here wowww!
Normally there are way too many PS3 fanboys. I wouldn't say there are any fanboys in this discussion except n4gno who is, of course, a Sony fanboy.
Considering the topic,why the surprise that fans of MS would be in here? There are a few of em here!
"PS3 is in 3rd for a reason, its the LESS fun of the two consoles period." and "No one cares about 3D". Those two statements you made are both subjective. Perhaps YOU think the PS3 is not as fun as the Wii or 360, and perhaps YOU think no one cares about 3D. If NOBODY cared about 3D then there would be no movies available in IMAX 3D (Avatar, Toy Story 3, How to Train a Dragon, etc etc). Maybe if you rearranged your statements "The general population doesn't have the means to purchase an expensive 3D television set", it would make more sense. You're all over the place dude take a look at what you write.
But..but.. Xbox 360 is DOOMED!!!!!!! No WAI the Xbox could keep out selling PS3!
wow what do ya expet people are more stupid then i fought they rather splash out on a new one with a few addons rather keeping the old besides it wont make that much difference thats the reason its in high demand cos there sellin the old to buy the new pathetic people!
Then you will realize how ironic it is that someone who can't spell or use proper grammar is calling people "stupid."
i wonder how many of these sales are to new users not people just replacing their 360 for the newer one
thats good news for all you who own microsoft stock. Since i don't, i could careless how many units it sell.
not surprising at Amazon.com. it aimed at north american market.
@maximusprime ya but it is also outselling the wii wich is dominating Na
ESPECIALLY CONSIDERING THAT THE NEW 360S ISNT EVEN RELEASED IN EUROPE YET.
"not surprising at Amazon.com. it aimed at north american market. " Which explains why PS3 was out selling 360 for the longest time on there? Conspiracy FTL!
Wheres the Arcade S model?.
i think they said it's coming in the fall. if there are no major issues with the s model i'm getting one.
I wish I could wait like that but my warranty runs out in September and there won't be a deal like the GS one that's currently out there and I can save nearly 200 bucks on one
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