US: New Xbox 360 Elite SKU unveiled

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Microsoft has announced its Xbox 360 Elite Holiday bundle will be heading to American shelves in time for Christmas.

The new SKU will retail for $300 and will include an Xbox 360 Elite, Warner Bros' LEGO Batman and Disney's Pure, according to Gamespot. The announcement comes one week before the offer of a $50 rebate for Elite purchasers ends.

Also unveiled was a new retail configuration for the Xbox 360 controller. The Wiresless Controller Game Pack retails at $60 and includes a wireless black controller, a token for Ms. Pac-Man and three Xbox Live Arcade games: Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2, Lumines LIVE!, Bomberman LIVE!.

Alternatively, consumers can purchase a standalone Xbox 360 controller in black, white and several other colours. As of October 15th, GameStop customers will have the option of an exclusive black and red controller.