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Xbox 360 HD DVD Player 49.97 Euros / 37.67 GBP

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8y, 9m agoFound 8 years, 9 months ago
Amazon.de have these for 49.97 Euros now!
(including 2 years warranty!)
Over here the drives are still 64.99 GBP at Amazon.
postage is 6 Euros to the UK.

If you don´t like HD DVD, don´t post.
I posted this for film fans who want to build up a
collection with (cheap) HD DVD films.

EDIT: Amazon are out of stock at the moment. (AVAILABLE AGAIN NOW!)
I found another shop that sells them for 49.99 Euros
(postage is 12 euros for this one, still a lot cheaper than over here.
Roughly 43 GBP inc postage and 2 years warranty)
Check it out:
http://www.weltbild.de/artikel.php?PUBLICAID=065e9a5e9b7669b09c7dd764bcc864b6&artikelnummer=607099&mode=art
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#1
Should be coming down to £40 over here soon.
#2
deathtrap3000
Should be coming down to £40 over here soon.


source?
#3
it´s already down to the price M$ said it would be in most countries
except over here (who knows it will happen over here, Amazon only reduced it to 64.99 GBP)
To quote gamerscoreblog.com:
"in most regions, you can pick up the Xbox 360 HD DVD Player for an estimated price of $49.99 /€49.99 (and equivalent local currencies)."

If you buy from Amazon.de you also get 2 years warranty which you don´t
get if you buy over here.
#4
hd dvd is not worth the bother get a ps3 with blu ray or at least wait till u can get it a decent price .
#5
LOL people still vote cold...Nice
Fanboys are just everywhere.
I have a Ps3 at home and a 360 HD DVD addon.
For 40 Pounds you CANT complain cuz it plays HD DVDs
AND upscales normal DVDs. And if THAT is not a decent price
then I don´t know....
#6
yaboy
hd dvd is not worth the bother get a ps3 with blu ray or at least wait till u can get it a decent price .


as in the OP is worth it to people who want to pick up a cheap player and HD-DVD's while there still available.

Voted Hot
#7
Worth picking up if you want to get a few Cheap HD-DVD disc's but will be as useful as a Betamax VCR in six month from now.
#8
JamieLloydFan
Worth picking up if you want to get a few Cheap HD-DVD disc's but will be as useful as a Betamax VCR in six month from now.


Incorrect. It plays DVDs, which will be around a lot longer than six months. Also, for those of us with an EEE PC or similar with a need for an external disc drive, this is a great unit.
#9
TanyaSpace
AND upscales normal DVDs.


The 360 does the upscaling anyway if you are using hdmi or vga.
banned#10
JamieLloydFan
Worth picking up if you want to get a few Cheap HD-DVD disc's but will be as useful as a Betamax VCR in six month from now.


why are my HD DVDs going to stop working 6 months from now?
#11
This is a good price compared with how much some places are trying to sell them at but do you really want to be watching a DVD through your 360 - I think 360's are so noisy - I've got one and its great for gaming but you want to turn it off when your watching the telly! Maybe its just me but it gets on my nerves!?
#12
Donaldson2121
source?


http://gamerscoreblog.com/team/archive/2008/02/25/557717.aspx

Microsofts official blog, states that $49.99 or 49.99 EUROS is now the rrp.

Suggest this is in fact therefore a cold deal and wait until all uk dealers drop their prices in the next 24-48 hours
#13
because the format is basically dead. Your discs will still work but they will stop being made. Toshiba has already said that they are stopping manufacturing of the players as well.
#14
Proximo;1634800
why are my HD DVDs going to stop working 6 months from now?

Because morons like the one who made the original comment will break into our houses and smash them with rocks. :thumbsup:
#15
Very tempted, I could rent a load of HD films i've been meaning to watch from Lovefilm and pickup the hot deals as they appear here :)


raheemkassam;1634791
Also, for those of us with an EEE PC or similar with a need for an external disc drive, this is a great unit.


That's a good idea, my laptop drive is turning it's nose up at a lot of my archive discs.
#16
Sparksalot;1634831
because the format is basically dead. Your discs will still work but they will stop being made. Toshiba has already said that they are stopping manufacturing of the players as well.


So that means that the players and discs will automatically shut down and never work again? :roll:
#17
Proximo
why are my HD DVDs going to stop working 6 months from now?


he never said they would !

a betamax vcr is still useful for watching betamax tapes!

in fact as it can still record therefore get new material, it is more useful than an hd-dvd player will be therefore it isnt even a put down!
banned#18
@Sparksalot, do you honestly think the readers of this don't already know that? In fact, don't you think that's exactly the reason this is so cheap?!

@ikduncan, I'll believe it when I see it. You seem to forget this is fortress Britain where we are expected to pay over the odds...
#19
BristolDeal
So that means that the players and discs will automatically shut down and never work again? :roll:


nope but all those hdi online features, hd-dvd fan boys love to go on about, will "probably " not work as the websites they rely on wont be there soon enough..
#20
Nice find, Amazon.com have them at $59.50 (£30.25) and Best Buy have them at $49 (£24.90). No news on what they will drop to over here yet though.
banned#21
You mean those online features which Blu-Ray still can't get for love nor money?
#22
If i buy a europrean one, will it play region 2 films!!! and will it be compatable with my PAL xbox elite
#23
HUX1
If i buy a europrean one, will it play region 2 films!!! and will it be compatable with my PAL xbox elite


The drives are just drives meaning they will be whatever region your 360 is.
#24
ikduncan
http://gamerscoreblog.com/team/archive/2008/02/25/557717.aspx

Microsofts official blog, states that $49.99 or 49.99 EUROS is now the rrp.

Suggest this is in fact therefore a cold deal and wait until all uk dealers drop their prices in the next 24-48 hours


It's the cheapest price available to the UK at the time of entering.. how can you call that a cold deal??
#25
i actually called amazon.co.uk this morning and asked them to confirm when they are going to reduce to the new rrp, i was told they will check with MS and will confirm the price cut.
#26
HUX1
If i buy a europrean one, will it play region 2 films!!! and will it be compatable with my PAL xbox elite


You can buy a HD-DVD from any country as it'll work on your 360. The HD-DVDs are also region free so you can order them from any country.
#27
pondrew
You mean those online features which Blu-Ray still can't get for love nor money?


bluray fanboys are buying up cheap hd-dvd players and disks for £4 each now. just to see these wondrous features... so certainly not love but a little money yes.
#28
mitchwales
It's the cheapest price available to the UK at the time of entering.. how can you call that a cold deal??


cos its been announced it will come down in uk, and will have better warranty, and amazon price match etc etc, no shipping costs etc etc
#29
"$49.99 /€49.99" (and equivalent local currencies).

lol 49.99 quid then no doubt

voted hot for EU price :)
#30
makes much more sense to order one from amazon uk now, and use the 30 day price match to get the money back.
#31
ikduncan
cos its been announced it will come down in uk, and will have better warranty, and amazon price match etc etc, no shipping costs etc etc


No one announced that it will come down in the UK.
It might, but no one has announced it.
Like i said earlier:
To quote gamerscoreblog.com:
"in most regions, you can pick up the Xbox 360 HD DVD Player for an estimated price of $49.99 /€49.99 (and equivalent local currencies)."

That doesn´t mean ALL regions.... :thumbsup:

And even if it comes down to 49.99 GBP over here, the Amazon.de deal is still cheaper
and the warranty is longer. (2 years compared to 1 year over here)
#32
TanyaSpace
No one announced that it will come down in the UK.
It might, but no one has announced it.
Like i said earlier:
To quote gamerscoreblog.com:
"in most regions, you can pick up the Xbox 360 HD DVD Player for an estimated price of $49.99 /€49.99 (and equivalent local currencies)."

That doesn´t mean ALL regions.... :thumbsup:

And even if it comes down to 49.99 over here, the Amazon.de deal is still cheaper
and the warranty is longer.




Whatever, have i been proved wrong with any of this hd-dvd nonsense in the past? evetrything i have said has come true, so if you wanna get one now go for it, you ronly looking at a few quid difference i guess at the end of the day.

I predict uk price will be £39.99 with free shipping however!!
#33
With the cheap films posted yesterday, this is becoming a really cheap way to get into HD.
Voted hot hot hot!
#34
if you buy it from the US you'll get it a lot cheaper.
#35
ah yes - but risk import tax!
buying within the EU = no import vat
#36
Heres a better link where it says about the price drop.
http://aceybongos.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!34EFB79E92974FD2!9612.entry
#37
ikduncan
i actually called amazon.co.uk this morning and asked them to confirm when they are going to reduce to the new rrp, i was told they will check with MS and will confirm the price cut.


:roll: why not just phone up there German friends

AMUK - Gutten Tag errr ist AMUK here, Was ist das Neu pricen for das 360HD-DVD

AMDE - Ja Neu price ist 49.99 funny money

AMUK - Danka errr laterz Germen dudes

AMDE - ( hangs up phone ) can be heard saying "zhem crazy UK allvays behind zee times"

:thumbsup:
#38
ikduncan
Whatever, have i been proved wrong with any of this hd-dvd nonsense in the past? evetrything i have said has come true, so if you wanna get one now go for it, you ronly looking at a few quid difference i guess at the end of the day.

I predict uk price will be £39.99 with free shipping however!!


If it came down to 39.99 GBP over here ...
That would make the one from germany cost about 67 pence more ...
But you have an additional year of warranty.
Very good selling point when it comes to M$ products.

:whistling:
#39
I have a 360 without HDMI port, it just has the compenent cable, if I buy a 360 HD Player, will this upscale, does the 360 have to be powered on to i.e. noisey fans and all?
banned#40
lol @ saveuk

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