Microsoft Australia drops retail pricing on Xbox 360

Microsoft Australia drops price on the Xbox 360 and Kinect bundles in Australia.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Oct 3 2012 1:35 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:26 PM CST

If you're based in Australia and haven't bought an Xbox 360 yet, or wouldn't mind grabbing a second, or third, or fourth (hey, I've seen people with four or more Xbox's) then this news is for you. Microsoft Australia have just announced that they're lowering the recommended retail price (RRP) of the Xbox 360 and its Kinect bundles.

Microsoft Australia drops retail pricing on Xbox 360 | TweakTown.com

This price drop is between AUD$50 and AUD$150, where starting October 4, the new pricing will be:

  • Kinect Sensor, $149 (save $50)
  • 4GB Xbox 360, $199 (save $50)
  • 4GB Xbox 360 with Kinect, $299 (save $100)
  • 250GB Xbox 360, $299 (Save $150)
  • Limited edition consoles (existing consoles only), $399 (save $50)

Microsoft have stated that this is the biggest price drop on record for Australia. Microsoft also took the time to unveil the RRP of Halo 4, which will cost $89.95 for the Standard Edition, and $129.95 for the Limited Edition. Both copies drop on November 6th.

NEWS SOURCE:theverge.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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