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Xbox 360 outs stand alone 250GB hard drive -Updated with PR

Posted by: John at 3/23/2010 10:12 AM
You know how Microsoft kept saying that the 250GB hard drive will only be available in special bundles for the Xbox 360? Well, either they were lying or they changed their mind because Joystiq has a shot of the dashboard showing that the product will be available soon. Pricing isn't announced yet and Amazon has a listing as well so it should be soon that you can grab this drive if you need more space without having to buy a whole new system. I'm happy Microsoft decided to let this one be available without a need to purchase a bundled system, but we all know it won't be priced reasonably when it is released.

-Update - The drive will officially be $129.99, still a little expensive than it should be though.



More Storage Space for Your Games and Entertainment with the New Xbox 360 250GB Hard Drive

Available in stores today, Xbox 360 introduces the 250GB Hard Drive, which offers more space to store your favorite game and entertainment content. Available at the incredible value of $129.99 (U.S ERP), the 250GB Hard Drive offers more freedom to download the latest demos, Xbox LIVE Arcade games, full game titles with Games on Demand, TV shows, movies and more straight to your Xbox 360 console.

Xbox LIVE is the premier destination to download the best games and entertainment at the touch of a button, 24x7. With a growing library of more than 13,000 pieces of gaming content, and more than 25,000 movies, TV episodes and music videos available to download or stream instantly – you’re bound to find something you love.

Want to express your personality and style on Xbox LIVE? With the added storage space of the 250GB Hard Drive, it makes it easy to download and save new Avatar clothes and props from your favorite clothing brands and games, including Roxy, Quiksilver, Adidas, tokidoki, “Halo,” “Gears of War” and more. Or, download a pet to keep your Avatar company.

More detailed information can be found at www.xbox.com.