News
 

Bookmark and Share

(2) 

In an attempt to help Toshiba Corp. to promote HD DVD format, Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced that it would reduce the retail cost of its add-on HD DVD drive for Xbox 360 game console by $20 and would also give five free HD DVDs with each time for a limited time.

Microsoft will charge $179 for its add-on Xbox 360 HD DVD player in the U.S., starting from August 1st and will add five free HD DVD movies for anyone purchasing the device between August 1 and September 30. The consumers will be able to choose five HD DVD titles for free from a selection of 15 popular titles through a mail-in offer.

“With the price reduction to $179, the Xbox 360 HD DVD player continues to be the most affordable way to enjoy high definition,” said Jeff Bell, corporate vice president of global marketing, interactive entertainment business, entertainment and devices division at Microsoft.

In addition to the price-drop and promo campaign, Microsoft will also offer some free episodes of “300” and “Heroes: Season 1” in HD via its Xbox Live system.

Unfortunately, Microsoft did not say whether it has plans to slash the pricing of its Xbox 360 add-on HD DVD drive in other regions, which, most certainly, also demand more affordable high-definition video experience.

Discussion

Comments currently: 2
Discussion started: 07/26/07 09:52:51 PM
Latest comment: 07/28/07 02:09:30 AM

Add your Comment




Related news

Latest News

Thursday, August 21, 2014

10:33 pm | Avexir Readies 3.40GHz DDR4 Memory Modules. DDR4 Could Hit 3.40GHz This Year

12:10 pm | AMD to Lower Prices of A-Series APUs for Back-to-School Season. New Prices of AMD A-Series APUs Revealed

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

10:53 am | AMD to Cut Prices on FX-9000, Other FX Processors: New Prices Revealed. AMD to Make FX Chips More Affordable, Discontinue Low-End Models

10:32 am | LG to Introduce World’s First Curved 21:9 Ultra-Wide Display. LG Brings Curved Displays to Gamers, Professionals

9:59 am | AMD Readies FX-8370, FX-8370E Microprocessors. AMD Preps Two New “Mainstream” FX Chips