Microsoft slashes Xbox 360 prices

Having already slashed prices in Japan and the US, Microsoft has decided it’s the UK’s turn for a spot of cheap console action. Ballmer an

You can now pick up an Arcade, the one with just a 256MB hard drive, for just £130, down from a previous best of £150. The newly minted 60GB Premium clocks in at just £170, down from its initial £200 price tag.

The real winner here though is the Elite. Packing a massive 120GB hard drive for storing flicks and live arcade games, it now costs just £229.

You can expect prices to drop even lower as retailers get desperate for sales in the run–up to Christmas. Is the age of the sub–£100 Xbox upon us? Let’s hope so. Now excuse us, we’re off to buy all three.

While we do that, make sure you check out our consoles top ten.


Xbox 360

Price: £130, Arcade, £160, Premium, £230, Elite

On sale: Now

Contact: Xbox