Xbox360 Elite - Pretty Much Official

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  1. Joe Moore

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    http://www.engadget.com/2007/03/20/xbox-360-elite-new-black-limited-edition-xbox-with-hdmi-and-120gb-drive/

    Also check the Game Informer scoop via Kotaku...
    http://kotaku.com/gaming/top/rumor-game-mag-validates-black-xbox-360-245472.php
     
  2. McBradders

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    Have you seen how much the add-on 120gig drive is supposed to be?


    INSANE.
     
  3. Joe Moore

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    Yeah, about $199 from what I am hearing. Far too much. For $200 I could buy an external 500 GB hard drive.
     
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    Exactly, Microsoft need to buck their ideas up, and sharpish. For all the hoo-ha about how "bad" the PS3 is, it does -so- many things absoloutely right.
     
  5. Smasher

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    How much is the 120GB drive by itself?
    And how would you get your game saves and stuff to it from your old drive?

    The 360 looks damn good in black.

    EDIT -$199 where is that posted. That price is ST00pID!
     
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    Looks like I'll be sticking with my 20GB for a while
     
  7. Joe Moore

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    And at $479...For $20 more you can get a PS3 with the ability to add a hard drive as big your little heart desires. Not to mention a Blu-Ray player, for those that want HD movie capability.

    EDIT:
    The one thing that MS has done right is to include an HDMI cable in the box. That's actually pretty impressive.
     
  8. Joe Moore

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    It's in the Kotaku scan.
     
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    Ahh -I just checked Engadget.

    That price is just dumb.
    I am a huge supporter of the 360 and can think of five people who bought one because of my recommendation, but that price is just fall-on-your-face dumb.
     
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    .....so no need for me to actually buy something white and screw the uniformity of my room?

    Sweeet.
     
  11. godsenddeath

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    What he said.


    What irks me is not the prospect of changing my 360, but the fact that my TV only has one HDMI socket. *Grumble*
     
  12. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    They wait 'til NOW to release a black version?

    Heads will roll. :mad 
     
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    Wish they would have had the larger capacity and HDMI capability from the start.

    And yes instead of a new 360 I would probably look to the PS3 at this point.
     
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    I'm skipping this unless I get a hell of a trade-in deal somewhere, but yay for the folks who both want a 360 and waited until now. :D 
     
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    Can't say that i'm particularly bothered. I'm not as anal about picture quality with consoles as I am with home video or PCs, plus my HD is mostly empty since I have the apparently radical attitude of only using my games console as a games console rather then a half arsed media center.
     
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    Would anyone that already has a 360 even bother with this? I know I won't.
     
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    Mine is full of XBLA games :( 
     
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    Is the difference betweena Component cable and HDMI noticeable?

    Ultimately, that's the only thing that would really prompt me to change to the newer version, my Hard Drive isn't even half full.



    Those of a cynical disposition may wonder if this further news on the eve of the PS3 being launched in Europe is deliberate.
     
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    I've only got Geometry Wars, Mutant Storm, Zuma and Texas Hold'em on mine (the latter of which is only there because they were giving it away for nowt).

    I'm only interested in emulated or ported stuff if they can offer something that my PC doesen't, which they don't for me since I have no interest in playing online and none of the "enhanced" modes have actually done anything remarkable so far.
     
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    Assault Heroes is aces if you have a friend to hand the whole time :D 
     

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