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Xbox 360 Elite Console @ Amazon: £249.99 Delivered

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8y, 8m agoFound 8 years, 8 months ago
1x Xbox 360 Elite Console
1x Wireless Controller
1x 120GB Hard Drive
1x 1 Month Live Gold Membership

Features:
- Progressive scan DVD playback
- Stream music and digital photos from a wide range of portable music players and digital cameras
- Connect to your Windows XP or Windows Media Center PC for Video and TV viewing/recording


RRP: £259.99
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banned#1
Please see other xbox 360 thread, this isn't a hot offer, just the new manufacturers RRP.

If you're interested in buying an elite though, you can always pick one up today from PC World on the pricematch + 10% guarantee before they've updated their prices.

This will drop the price to around £245.

Edited to include PC World Price match info: PC World pricematch certain online retailers , of which Amazon are one of them. Take a printout of the amazon page, a printout of the PC World pricematch guarantee (from their website), and prompt them at the till

Make sure you mention that they are supposed to knock 10% of the difference off too or they conveniently forget about it.

Amazon Price Drop Policy: If you have purchased an xbox within the last 30 days on Amazon at the previous price, give them a call and they will refund the difference back to you.
#2
Anarchist
Please see other xbox 360 thread, this isn't a hot offer, just the new manufacturers RRP.

If you're interested in buying an elite though, you can always pick one up today from PC World on the pricematch + 10% guarantee before they've updated their prices.

This will drop the price to around £245.



It's £10 off of the new RRP. You can't beat that anywhere even with vouchers or cashback, along with the new RRP :roll:
banned#3
You mean, apart from PC World price matching it, which beats it quite cleanly plus you can pick it up today rather than wait five ish days for delivery?

:|
#4
Anarchist
You mean, apart from PC World price matching it, which beats it quite cleanly plus you can pick it up today rather than wait five ish days for delivery?

:|


That's only going to last a few hours :roll:

The only other way to beat it is wait for the catalogues to drop to RRP too
banned#5
ThePennyPincher
That's only going to last a few hours :roll:

The only other way to beat it is wait for the catalogues to drop to RRP too


Thats only going to last a few hours?

Surely thats what this site is about. Informing people so they can grab the hot deals while you can. Not just posting deals that anyone can get at any time - we don't need a website for us to do that :roll:

But then you say that you can wait for the catalogues etc to drop their prices for the offers to come in to beat it?

What do you want? You have a way to beat this price now, and ways to beat it afterwards as well. So where exactly does the deal you've posted win? :roll:

There are plenty of ways to get a 360 below RRP. Not just catalogues, HMV cards, Virgin cards, so on. They will be here very soon.
banned#6
Although, I must admit, this information is useful for at least one reason.

Those that have bought 360s from amazon recently can use their price drop guarantee to get some cash back
#7
I only bought one for £279.99 from Amazon on Friday, sent them email for my £30 or its going back.
banned#8
Shouldn't be a problem, they're pretty good at sticking to their price drop policy so you should get it back in no time!
#9
Gone back up to 279.99
#11
Microsoft
Everyone's Invited to Experience Xbox 360 as Microsoft Lowers Estimated Retail Price in Europe

With Estimated Retail Price Starting At €199.99/£159.99, Even More European Consumers Can Enjoy The Definitive High-Definition Gaming and Entertainment Experience

LONDON - Monday 10th March, 2008- Microsoft today announced it is lowering the estimated retail price (ERP) for its Xbox 360™ family of consoles in Europe. Now with an entry-level ERP of €199.99/£159.99, Xbox 360 is a mass market entertainment proposition with something to offer for every interest and budget.

From Friday, 14th March, Xbox 360, which includes a 20GB hard drive and one wireless controller, will have an ERP of €269.99/£199.99 – a saving of €80/£50 on the current ERP. The Xbox 360 Elite, which comes with a massive 120GB hard drive enabling consumers to store huge quantities of content downloaded from Xbox LIVE™ Marketplace as well as their own music, will have an ERP of €369.99/£259.99 – a saving of €80/£40. The Xbox 360 Arcade console, perfect for those wishing to make their first foray into the gaming and entertainment world of Xbox, will have an ERP of €199.99/£159.99 – a saving of €80/£20.

Xbox 360 is the number one next-gen console in EMEA, owning 42% of the market in terms of life-to-date revenue. Xbox 360 continues to enjoy the highest software attach rate of any game console in Europe with more than 7.0 games sold per console (PS3: 3.8; Wii 3.5) after 26 months on the market .

The new ERPs are part of Microsoft’s ongoing strategy to open up the ultimate in high-definition gaming and entertainment to an even wider audience, with an offering for everyone:

* Best Choice for Families:
o Xbox 360 grows as your family does, offering games and entertainment for every member of the family – from movies to games to music videos.
o With over 150 3+ rated games and unparalleled parental controls, parents can feel good about their kids playing Xbox 360
* Most Diverse Entertainment:
o Xbox 360 offers great choice in high-definition entertainment
o Xbox Live Video Store offers a wide variety of movies to download, both in HD and SD, enabling great entertainment in the living room at the press of a button
o It’s easy to view and enjoy video and photos on Xbox 360 as well as connect wirelessly to share content with a Windows Media Center PC
* The Best Games:
o There will be over 1,000 games available on Xbox 360 by the end of the year, with something for every skill level, interest and taste.
o New community games allow gamers to sample the best of indie games, providing innovative new ways to play and enjoy
o Blockbuster franchises like Grand Theft Auto IV, with exclusive downloadable episodes on Xbox LIVE, and Rock Band make Xbox 360 the place to be this Spring
o Xbox 360 exclusives for 2008 include Fable 2, Gears of War 2 and Too Human, setting new standards for next-generation gaming

“Xbox 360 is now mass market in Europe,” said Chris Lewis, Vice President, Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business Europe. “We have reached and surpassed several key milestones that form part of our long term strategic plan to achieve critical mass in Europe; and our portfolio now offers the kind of mainstream entertainment experiences that secure wider appeal for Xbox 360. These factors allow us to execute on our strategy to widen the market for Xbox 360, as planned.

“We continue to offer intense, immersive gaming experiences for gamers – but now we’re priced in a way that will allow new consumers to find out for themselves why Xbox 360 is the ultimate in high-definition entertainment.” said Lewis. “History shows that €199/£159 is the price point where a console’s audience begins to expand, and with these new ERPs in place we’re ready to bring more consumers into the Xbox 360 world.”


Keep an eye out for Amazon to cut the price... AGAIN :-D

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