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Analyst foresees aggressively priced slim Xbox 360

By Matthew ยท 7 replies
Apr 14, 2010
  1. If the latest prediction from Wedbush Morgan has it right, prospective Xbox 360 customers may want to hold onto their cash until later this year. Analyst Michael Pachter believes that Microsoft has some impressive product bundles in-store for holiday season 2010.

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  2. ET3D

    ET3D TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,332   +135

    A $200 Arcade with Natal could be a Wii killer.
  3. I think it will be even more of a deal. Elite with Natal for $250.
  4. Funny, I heard they were bundling the slim 360 with Natal, Halo Reach and your mom.
  5. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    Oooo! "Your mom" jokes!

    I never believe market Analysts as a rule. They don't have any special insights which anyone who reads the news knows. If they site some manufacturing plant information leak, then there might be more weight to the story. But I do hope that they're right on with the $299 Slim + 250 GB hard drive + Natall device.
  6. JudaZ

    JudaZ TS Enthusiast Posts: 284

    can i just get the xbox 360 without "Natal" ? and whats the point in a slim version anyway. it sits there under the TV, why should i care if the box is slightly smaller?

    I want a Xbox 720 that kicks PS3's *** when it comes to hardware, until then i see no point in changing anything.
  7. ET3D

    ET3D TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,332   +135

    JudaZ, I don't know, but I guess Microsoft might still have a version without Natal for the hardcore gamer, though it will probably disappear in the long run. The smaller box just like Natal are for the Wii crowd, who wants a good looking accessory with cool features, rather than a console with hardcore games. Since I belong to that crowd (though I don't mind hardcore games), I do think it's a selling point.
  8. Richy2k9

    Richy2k9 TS Enthusiast Posts: 515

    hello ...

    it's too late, they'd better work harder for a better next-gen!

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