X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Microsoft to Offer $99 Subsidized Xbox 360 with Kinect and Xbox Live Gold [Rumor]

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

When it was first released back in 2005, the Xbox 360 sold for $299-$399 (USD). But by next week, it could cost you as low as $99 to get one. There’s a catch of course, and I’m not just talking about the fact that this is a rumor: the $99 Xbox 360 actually costs $459.

xbox 360 4gb

According to The Verge, the bundle will include a 4GB Xbox 360, a Kinect, a 2-year subscription to Xbox Live Gold and a 2-year warranty. Takers will only have to pay $99 upfront, but will also have to pay a monthly fee of $15 for two years or else be fed to the dreaded Early Termination Fee monster.

The difference between the normal upfront cost for the bundle versus this supposed deal is an extra $39, so it’s not that bad. Even if the next generation Xbox were to come out this year, the target audience of this deal probably won’t be able to afford that new console anyway. Unless of course the new console will also have a subscription plan, in which case yes, this is a bad deal.

[via The Verge via TechnologyTell]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
Harp Metal Trainspotting 2 (Teaser) Conan Goes Full Melisandre Hodor Forgives Bran 95octane logo
Smart fortwo Rewinds Time with Landau Roof Option Mazda Eyes Carbon Fiber for Next MX-5 Review: 2016 GMC Canyon SLE Diesel First Drive Review: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport mightymega logo
Justice League Footage Unveiled at SDCC Wonder Woman Gets Trailer, Looks Awesome Propel Star Wars Battle Quads Quadcopters Mezco Toyz 2016 SDCC One:12 Collective Sneak Peek
Advertisement