The Xbox Slim is due for release in the UK on 16/07/2010, it is expected that this new version of the Xbox 360 will replace the current models. So what are the advantages of the new Xbox 360 Slim?
1.good for non-bluray movie watchers 2. come in handy for playing with heavy lag. i prefer wired connection 3. damn i went over 250gb. no removable HDD? damn 4. no comments on that. nice looking console. nice to have black colour (similar to PS2/PS3) 5. good. no comments on that. 6. see number 4 7. good job 8. remind me after you play a solid 10 hours. 9. good news. no objection to that 10. o....k
Uh the original xbox was black? The 360 was black? Uh.. your list has no point? PS3 slim has no removable HDD? No. 1 Has nothing to do with the 360 slim, it's a preference for how you play your consoles?
The PS3 slim does have a removable HDD. If you own a Slim, shouldn't you know that? EDIT: SOAD, take a break from smelling your own farts, you're starting to think you matter.
Funny, I could've sworn I just put a 640GB hard drive into my PS3!
You play games for 10 hours straight? Remind me when you get your life in order. This goes for all of you.
i agree bubbles
You act like you've never spent the weekend gaming...
I love gaming but how the hell can some one play vidoe games for 10 HRS? So you wake up in the morning turn your PC/Console on and grab a pop tart and a red bull then start the 10 Hrs gaming marathon - pee in your redbull empty can - continue to play game - call mom to bring you a slice of pizza and some corn dogs with a mountain dew on the side - play more games - pee in mountain dew can - play more games - call mom to bring you bag of doritos with some cheese dip - play more games - pee in cheese dip can and continue this process until you hit 10 hrs. Wow the human body is amazing!!!
11 give it 30min open it up cook a egg on it.nice breakfast
HDD is removable
I don't think I'm going to get one. I already have a 250g Modern Warfare 2 Xbox 360, and it's working just fine. The only reason I got a PS3 slim is because I didn't have one in the first place.
All those reason are either Things the PS3 does or did and learned from it ( The glossy black finish gets dusty QUICK ) Or Things that where wrong with the original. It would really have sucked to have recently bought a 360. EDIT: Complete list 1. The noise levels of this console have been greatly reduced, with Microsoft claiming this console to be whisper quiet. This definitely makes a difference when playing games, watching movies or listening to music. ( A flaw with the original 360 ) 2. This new console includes built in wireless network, so there is no longer any requirement to purchase a separate dongle, this will save money and ensure you can start playing online without delay. ( PS3 has this and Wii and PSP and I believe PSP. Also the purchasing dongle bit is a flaw with the original ) 3. Storage capacity is now a massive 250gb, so there is plenty of space to store games, videos, music,demos, etc.( PS3 already does it, the limited space was also a flaw with the original 360 ) 4. The size of the new Xbox 360 is significantly reduced. This console is now a similar size to the PS3 slim. 5. The console is also much lighter than its predecessor. 6. The new Xbox 360 sports a nice new black glossy livery, which certainly looks very nice and more appealing than the white Xbox. ( PS3 did this, the design of the old one according the author is a flaw ) 7. The console now includes 5 USB ports (2 at the front and 3 at the back) together with a AUX port for connecting the Kinect control system. 8. Besides operating quieter, the new Xbox keeps much cooler thanks to the improved cpu and fans. ( A problem with the original which was over heating ) 9. Reduce energy consumption whilst performing just as quickly thanks to the improved micro chips. 10. Nice touch sensitive buttons with audible feedback are just the icing on the cake. ( PS3 also did this ) SO how am I wrong?
I agree with all this... yet i get called troll for saying get a ps3. all those features the PS3 lauched with. I have a 360. Why pay to get another one? I traded in to get an elite, afer having to a get a wireless dongle, now what? spend more? The only people who should get this are new 360 owners. Most gamers will already be online, and spent money getting there. this is just milking the hardcore. I still have a lauch PS3.
If the rumors about it not RRoDing like the previous ones are true, then maybe I would pick one up for myself. Then again, the only games I would really play is Phantasy Star Universe and FFXI on it..
The new 360S can't RRoD, but it can RDoD and RBoD. Just sayin' ;)
Well intial reports are that instead of red ringing the sytems shuts itself off to prevent damage.. Also sadly there are a bunch of videos on youtube that indicate that the red ring or as it's now known red dot of death still exists.. Why microsoft can't fix this I can't understand.. It's quite sad really..
No biggie for me really, just means money saved on my part.
Think of it this way it is an improvement over the previous Xbox 360 its great news for those that held off purchasing one because they wanted a more reliable machine and better value. It includes better value and is more reliable and Microsoft have 'added' to the console rather than take things away. Sony removed the touch sensitive buttons but Microsoft have added that instead, overall the new 360 looks awesome and I will be trading mine in for one. It's funny Sony removes features and the Sony fans are happy according to this place, Microsoft adds features and Sony fans attack and get abusive. No matter what Microsoft do to improve things or to add value the only argument is red rings and blu-ray the only things that are being held onto by Sony fans. I own a PS3 slim and an Xbox 360 I prefer the 360 for gaming for many reasons and everyone has their own reason for what they prefer i.e. Mercedes or BMW?
this is a 360 article what's with all the trolling,stay on the ps3 forum if you don't like the 360,allot of us don't listen to fanboy's and prefer to jump in
I've got a 360 and a wii. on my third 360.
That website is extremely weird-looking to me.
The whole site looks like a SPAM Email. You've won the lottery in Uganda.
I just upgraded my launch to a MW2 360 this past holiday and went and bought the wireless (didn't pick up the transfer kit yet, too lazy) and this thing comes out. Damn you MS.
Exactly microsoft has consistently punched its userbase in the face by doing things like this..
I don't mind the refresh. All things evolve. But the fact that the wireless controller is still at Best Buy for $99, ludicrous, criminal, predatory. Someone do something.
I bought it , it is a huge improvement, only complaint is that it had a slot instead of a tray on the drive, over all huge improvement pS, I drive a BMW
For everybody's information, with the introduction of the 360 slim, the Red Ring of Death has been eliminated. Forget about RRoD! It's been replaced by the RDoD (Red Dot of Death). :-P Anyway, I hope by December 2010 or March 2011 there will be enough journals about the 360s failure rate that would give me an informed decision whether to buy it or not (oh, plus today's AA games will be cheaper then)
actually its not the red dot of death, its the 'red dot of switch off for a bit to cool down coz you were dumb enough to cover the vents' but then rdosofabtcdcywdetctv doesn't have the same ring as rdod
There has been no huge failure rate.. Especially with the amount sold, there were exceptions..And $10 that those guys who got the RRoD went out to do it.. I can easily go and screw up me PS3 and post it on youtube, but that would be immature
only cause i'm tired of seeing just plain old white on my old xbox 360 lol.
You Do the same thing in ps3 news.
unfortunately it has the new proprietary hard drives because i'd certainly get one of the upcoming arcade models if i could use my existing hdd. but as of right now i just can't justify $300 for a prettier 360.
no thanks, i got my pc for any xbox360 games i might like
Number one reason to buy an xbox 360 slim: They do not actually exist as of yet, so maybe there's alot of cash to be made?
Why do people love console wars... Grow up.. Both are good consoles, neither disappoint.. And do you really feel that your duty as a SonySoldier or Xbox Fan-Boy is to try to pressure people into getting your console, when really you are just really participating in free advertisement, which both companies praise.
I have 2... love them! GREAT improvement!
Yeah right, i dont trust xbox 360 anymore, the one i had died in no less than 3 months after i bought it, thats why i think its a cheap made console and sorry, but i trust the japanese better than this crap, no hard feelings...
Do not spend your money, because in two years there will be another xbox for you to keep pace with the ps3. Or you buy a ps3 because is the best choice, in my opinion.
What about all the people on this site that bought a PS3 slim when they already had a fully functional PS3 original? Some people just like having the new thing. I mean christ, the 360 has been out for years now, the generations are longer than ever, so it's ridiculous if they didn't make a console upgrade that was better then the original.
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