Microsoft® and Xbox 360™ truly bring Friends Together

LONDON– 19th November 2007–Microsoft® today announced it would reward Xbox 360™ console owners and one of their chosen friends with a selection of Xbox Live Arcade titles for free when they too join the Xbox 360 experience.

To take advantage of this fantastic offer, all Xbox 360 owners have to do is persuade a friend to purchase an Xbox 360 console (which shouldn’t be too hard considering the incredible festive line up of Halo® 3, Project Gotham Racing 4, Mass Effect, Scene It?® Lights, Camera, Action and many more), then visit http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/10gameseach/gameinformation.htm.

Participants simply fill out the form together, then send off as instructed to both receive an incredible ten Xbox Live Arcade titles, including Every Extend Extra Extreme, Sonic The Hedgehog, Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting, Bomberman Live, Marble Blast Ultra, Spyglass Boardgames, 3D Mini Golf Adventures, Small Arms, Assault Heroes and Zuma Deluxe.

“Going into this holiday period with one of the greatest line ups in video game history is certainly a compelling reason for a friend to jump into the world of Xbox 360” commented Stephen McGill, Head of Gaming and Entertainment, Entertainment and Devices Division, Microsoft UK.“However, this incredible offer also enforces the fact we’ve got an exceptional online service in Xbox Live, which truly does bring everyone together.”

Terms and Conditions apply– please see http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/10gameseach/gameinformation.htm for further information.

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Kate Szlendak / 0118 909 5334 / v-kaszle@microsoft.com

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