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Microsoft Australia announces largest Xbox 360 price drop on record

There has never been a better time to buy an Xbox

Microsoft Australia has announced a price drop for the Xbox 360 console and Kinect bundles in Australia, with prices dropping by between $50 and $150.


The price drop for Microsoft's Xbox 360 product range will come into affect October 4th, and is said to be the largest price drop ever in Australia.

Head of Interactive Entertainment, Microsoft Australia, Kimberley Francis, has said "this is the time to buy an Xbox 360. The Xbox has never been more affordable and it continues to evolve to offer even more value for Australians."

If you're looking at buying an Xbox 360, the new RRPs are as follows:

  • Kinect Sensor $149
  • 4GB Xbox 360 $199
  • 4GB Xbox 460 with Kinect $299
  • 250GB Xbox 360 $299
  • Limited edition consoles $399

Francis points out that "people can watch thousands of television shows and movies, listen to more than 13 million songs and access premium television programming with Foxtel on Xbox 360. No other console on the market can offer what the Xbox can and now it's the most affordable console in the country."

Along with the price drop announcement, Microsoft has also released the RRP for Halo 4 which is due out in November. The Halo 4 standard edition has an RRP of $89.95, and the limited edition is $129.95.