Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

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

 |  |  |  |  |  May 4, 2012


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]



Velcro Easy Hang Straps

Velcro Easy Hang Straps

Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition

Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition

Floppy Drive Video Demo

Floppy Drive Video Demo

Mercedes-Benz AMG CLK GTR Could Fetch $10 million at Auction

Mercedes-Benz AMG CLK GTR Could Fetch $10 million at Auction

The Warlord is a Custom Ram TRX 6×6

The Warlord is a Custom Ram TRX 6×6

Hennessey VelociRaptor 400 Bronco Gives Ford’s SUV More Kick

Hennessey VelociRaptor 400 Bronco Gives Ford’s SUV More Kick

Advertisement