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Microsoft announces new pricing for Xbox 360

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Could they make the asterisk any bigger?

Microsoft today announced a new subsidized plan for the Xbox.

Microsoft released a new pricing model today for it’s gaming console, the Xbox 360.

According to a new holding page on xbox.com, consumers will now be able to purchase a 4 GB Xbox with Kinector a 250 GB Xbox for $99, provided the player also buy a 2 year Xbox live contract at $14.99 a month. That’s $459, which is almost twice as much as if you bought one today from say, here.

English: The Microsoft Kinect peripheral for t...

The Microsoft Kinect peripheral for the Xbox 360. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Microsoft also announced the release date for SmartGlass, which comes out this Friday in conjunction with Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft’s Tablet operating system. SmartGlass allows gamers to use a secondary screen while playing Xbox, much like the WiiU controller.

Microsoft also announced a number of games that would make appearances on SmartGlass, which include Ascend, Dance Central 3, Forza Horizon, Halo Waypoint, Home Run Stars, and Karaoke.

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Written by John Schwartz

October 23, 2012 at 9:56 am

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