According to a report in the hardware press, Microsoft is set to announce plans for an external Blu-ray drive for Xbox 360.
According to the report, Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology Corp has picked up a contract to manufacture external Blu-ray disc drives for Xbox 360. A price of $100 - $150 is being suggested, although the story says this number is "rumor".
Microsoft's short-lived flirtation with Blu-ray rival HD-DVD was widely seen as a tactical move against Sony's Blu-ray drive; one that failed to stem Blu-ray's victory over the rival format.
Now Microsoft is seeking to bridge a gap between its machine and PS3, by offering Blu-ray as a relatively inexpensive add-on for Xbox 360. Edge is chasing Microsoft for a comment.
Also Halo 3 expansion pack will be called Halo 3 Recon - in which you play a drop ship soldier - its going to be stealthy with new maps and will be set before halo 3