Xbox® Announces Free Movies With HD-DVD Player

LONDON, Friday October 19th - Microsoft today announces a major promotion with Hollywood’s leading film studios that will offer five blockbuster movie HD-DVDs completely free when you buy the Xbox 360™ HD-DVD player at an ERP* of£114.99.

From now until the 31st January 2008, anyone who purchases the state-of-the-art HD-DVD player for their Xbox 360 will be able to choose from 13 major film titles from studios including Warner Brothers, Universal, Dreamworks and Paramount. To receive their movies, customers simply send in a form, along with the barcode of their new HD-DVD player and Microsoft will ensure they are sent their HD-DVDs within 28 working days.

Commenting on the deal, Stephen McGill, Head of Gaming and Entertainment for Microsoft UK said:“The HD-DVD player for Xbox 360 gives customers a high quality and affordable way to enjoy state-of-the-art HD-DVD movies. We’re delighted to enable everyone to enjoy the technology to the full and offer some fantastic movie releases, completely free.”

The titles on offer are: Serenity, The Chronicles of Riddick, Hulk, Children of Men, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Troy, Full Metal Jacket, Corpse Bride, The Prestige, Swordfish, Black Rain, Dreamgirls, Word Trade Centre.

*(ERP– Estimated Retail Price)

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Notes to editors:

*Customers can participate by picking up a leaflet at a participating retailer or by visiting www.xbox.com/en-GB/hd-dvd

*The promotion is open only to UK customers

*Terms and Conditions apply. Promotion available while stocks last

For further information please contact:

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

About Xbox 360™

Xbox 360 is the most powerful video game and entertainment system, delivering the best games, the next generation of the premier Xbox LIVE online gaming network and unique digital entertainment experiences that revolve around gamers. Xbox 360 has a catalogue of more than 160 high-definition games and is available in 37 countries. More information can be found online at http://www.xbox.com/xbox360.

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq“MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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