After the Xbox 360's descent from $349.99 to $299.99, will we see the stripped-down Xbox 360 Arcade fall from $279.99 to a lower, more enticing price? Gaming site VGChartz has come upon evidence that strongly suggests so.
Crediting an anonymous reader for the discovery, the site displays a photo of a stock inquiry screen for the Xbox 360 Arcade. The tipster took care to obscure the company name on the screen, but we can clearly see a "Next promo price" field with 199.99 written next to it. To the right, the numbers "09/07/08" follow a matching "Date" field, hinting that the price cut is just over a month away.
VGChartz seems to believe in the photo's authenticity. The report points out that September 7 lies roughly between the initially Xbox 360-exclusive releases of Infinite Undiscovery and Rock Band 2, so that time could be ripe for a sales-spurring move from Microsoft. (Thanks to Shacknews for the tip.)
|Gigabyte XK700 keyboard will challenge your limits||10|
|Microsoft and Intel set to bring AR to the people with Project Evo||6|
|Global VR Association hits the road with Sony and Samsung in tow||3|
|Fitbit buys Pebble, leaving watch owners in the lurch||13|
|Bluetooth 5 spec promises increased speed, range, and throughput||12|
|Microsoft makes Windows 10 run on ARM devices||33|
|Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition: an overview||55|
|We have a winner in our limited-edition Corsair RM1000i giveaway||18|
|Jonsbo cases drop thick tempered glass on the competition||9|