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


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]

About the Author

Matt Litten is the full-time editor and owner of VGBlogger.com. He is responsible for maintaining the day to day operation of the site, editing all staff content before it is published, and contributing regular news, reviews, previews and other articles. Matt landed his first gig in the video game review business writing for the now-defunct website BonusStage.com. After the sad and untimely close of BonusStage, the former staff went on to found VGBlogger.com. After a short stint as US Site Manager for AceGamez, Matt assumed full ownership over VGBlogger, and to this day he is dedicated to making it one of the top video game blogs in all the blogosphere. Matt is a fair-minded reviewer and lover of games of all platforms and types, big or small, hyped or niche, big-budget or indie. But that doesn't mean he will let poor games slide without a good thrashing when necessary!