Taiwan game industry favors Microsoft's adoption of external HD-DVD dives for Xbox 360

Microsoft will launch external HD-DVD drives for its Xbox 360 at a retail price of US$200 by Christmas of this year, and Taiwanese games developers and gaming services providers indicated this this is a smart marketing strategy as compared with Sony's adoption of built-in BD drives for its PlayStation 3 (PS3).

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kingboy5038d ago (Edited 5038d ago )

goodlooks on them..two words easy Bootleggin

Marriot VP5038d ago

Good price, and we'll see how much consumers actually want an HD drive. Sony fans actually should want this to sell good.

Daewoodrow5038d ago

So is that finalised at US$200 then? Not sure how much that'll be in GBP£, sometimes they charge lower than the exchange rate, sometimes higher. But if it's also half the price of premium over here it'll be £120, which is pretty nice.

ChaosKnight5038d ago

Well if it is $200, i guess right and im getting one. Thats a total steal for anyone with a 360

Marriot VP5038d ago

Also most forget if you just want a HD-DVD drive you can get one for 500 bucks with the core. Also you guys the price cut is so imminent in the next 6 months. Already on ebay you can get the sku's for 40 bucks cheaper than retail. Come on a core at 250 is a steal.

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