Microsoft Slashes X-Box 360 Prices In European Countries

Microsoft Xbox 360Amsterdam: Microsoft Corp is slashing the estimated retail price for its Xbox 360 in European markets by 50 euros to 349.99 euros. It also plans to instigate a new model, Xbox 360 Elite, which will have a 120 gigabyte hard disk and rate 449.99 euros.

The company alleged that the lesser price for the Xbox model with a 20 gigabyte hard drive would be in effect from August 24.

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