[E3 2008] 20GB Xbox 360 Price-Cut, 60GB Model Confirmed

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I guess Microsoft didn’t feel like waiting for its E3 keynote tomorrow morning to spill the beans on two of the most talked about Xbox 360 rumors that have been floating around recently. As expected, the 20GB Xbox 360 has had its price cut by $50 in North America, now putting the console at a cheap $299 price point and effectively rendering the $279 Xbox 360 Arcade SKU worthless. This $300 price is for a limited time only, however. Once supply is gone, it’s gone, and coming in August to take the 20GB’s place will be a new 60GB unit that’ll retail at the original $349 MSRP.

“We know consumers need more and more space to store the amazing digital content Xbox 360 offers, and we’re giving it to them at no extra charge,” said Albert Penello, Xbox director of product management at Microsoft. “No one device offers the depth and breadth of entertainment that Xbox 360 can deliver, and now you’ll have three times the storage to manage all that great content.”

Xbox 360 Console Now Offers Triple the Storage [Gamerscore Blog]

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