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JAPAN: Xbox 360 S sells 700

This week saw the launch of the slimmed-down Xbox 360 S in Japan, but figures from Media Create as reported by Spong show that the new console sold just 700 units, accounting for less than 20 per cent of total Xbox 360 hardware sales. The best selling machine of the …

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Xbox 360 S tracking ahead of PS3 Slim

With both the Xbox 360 and PS3 having undergone physical redesigns in the last year, a study by Gamasutra claims that while both have seen an uplift in sales it’s Xbox 360 that has benefited the most. In its first three months of availability the PS3 Slim saw year-on-year sales …

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Halo Reach Xbox 360 S revealed

Microsoft has revealed a limited edition Halo Reach version of the Xbox 360 S that will be available exclusively through GAME and Gamestation. Costing 249.99, the SKU includes a special silver version of the 250GB console that carries a Halo insignia and front-of-machine branding. Also included in the box are …

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4GB Xbox 360 S confirmed

Hot on the heels of its official announcement regarding the UK price for Kinect, Microsoft has also confirmed the details of the long rumoured ‘cut-price’ Xbox 360 S SKU. Officially called the Xbox 360 4GB, the machine will include in-built wi-fi (a feature some had speculated would be culled in …

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Xbox 360 S redesigns records

The Xbox 360 S has enjoyed a bumper launch in the UK, with sales monitor GfK Chart-Track stating that the machine has achieved the biggest launch in the UK for a ‘revised’ home console”. The slimmed down unit arrived in the UK on Friday carrying an RRP of 199.99. Several …

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Xbox 360 S price round-up

The Xbox 360 S landed on UK shelves today and the device’s price is already beginning to fluctuate. Online retailers have the upper hand as ShopTo.net lists the cheapest price at 184.85, followed closely by Zavvi.com (189.95) and Amazon (189.99). Other key online retailers are holding closer to Microsoft’s suggested …

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Xbox 360 S arrives in UK

The Xbox 360 S has officially gone on sale in the UK, marking an historic first for platform holder Microsoft. Hundreds of GAME and Gamestation stores opened their doors at midnight as eager gamers rushed to become the very first UK owners of the redesigned machine. At midnight, over 400 …

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NPD: Xbox 360 sales surge 88%

Though it wasn’t enough to prevent yet another month of declines in the US video games market in June, Microsoft Xbox 360 enjoyed some serious year-on-year gains in June thanks to the launch of the Xbox 360 S, which arrived in the UK this morning. Xbox 360 sold a total …

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NPD: June market fails to sparkle

The US video games market suffered yet another year-on-year decline in June, with its $1.1bn worth of sales representing a six per cent year-on-year decline. The falls come despite an impressive display from Xbox 360. The launch of the slimmed down Xbox 360 S saw hardware sales surge to 451.7k …

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GAMEs midnight Xbox 360 S openings

Those super keen to get their hands on the very shiny new Xbox 360 S will get the chance to do so at midnight tonight with news that GAME and Gamestation are to open the doors to dozens of its UK stories tonight at midnight. Stock will be available to …

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