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Xbox 360 PRO console now offers triple the storage


Xbox 360 PRO console now offers triple the storage for same price

60GB storage now included with Xbox 360 Pro

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — 19 August, 2008 — The Xbox is giving consumers more gigabytes for their dollar - the Xbox 360 Pro console now comes with triple the storage space of the original 20GB Pro console, but at the same recommended retail price of $549 (RRP*). The new units are shipping into retail stores as of today.

The larger hard drive can be used for storing the growing wealth of digital entertainment available for the console including more than 300 Xbox LIVE Arcade games, Xbox Original titles, game content such as maps, new features and content that extends the life of a game.

“Xbox 360 offers some of the best interactive home entertainment available in New Zealand and now consumers have three times the storage space to manage the rich content available on Xbox LIVE,” said Tom Hunt, Xbox product marketing manager. “Xbox LIVE lets your favourite games live side by side with your photo and music library, and the experience is ready to share anytime with friends in your living room or across the globe.”

With three entertainment systems available, the Xbox 360® console lets consumers choose the types of entertainment they want to experience. The full contents of the three entertainment systems are:

Xbox 360® Arcade (RRP* NZ $399.00): Includes the Xbox 360® video game console and entertainment system, wireless controller, and composite AV cable, 256Mb memory unit and Xbox LIVE® 5 game compilation disc including Pac Man Championship Edition and UNO.

Xbox 360® (RRP* NZ $549.00): Includes the Xbox 360 video game console and entertainment system, 60GB hard drive, Xbox 360 headset, component High Definition AV cable and an Ethernet Connectivity Cable. Now with three times the storage of the original Pro console.

Xbox 360® Elite (RRP*  NZ $699.00): Includes the black Xbox 360® Elite video game and entertainment system, 120GB hard drive, wireless controller, Xbox 360® headset, component HD AV cable, HDMI cable, an Ethernet Connectivity Cable and a complimentary 30-day trial Xbox LIVE® Gold membership.

* Recommended Retail Price, at participating retailers, the price you actually pay will be determined by your retailer.

About Xbox Live

Xbox Live is the first and only unified online entertainment network seamlessly integrated throughout the entire console experience, making it easy for people to find the friends, games and entertainment they want from the moment they power on their Xbox 360 system. Xbox Live connects millions of members across nearly 40 countries to enjoy hundreds of multiplayer games, downloadable games via Xbox Live Arcade, free and premium playable game demos, music videos, and movie trailers, as well as new game levels, characters and vehicles for all their favourite retail games. More information can be found online at http://www.xbox.com/en-us/live.

About Xbox 360

Xbox 360 is a superior video game and entertainment system delivering some of the best games, unique entertainment features and a unified online gaming network that revolve around gamers. Xbox 360 has a portfolio of more than 300 games in nearly 40 countries. More information can be found online at http://www.xbox.com/xbox360.

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