As well as launching their new next-generation Xbox One gaming console at the ongoing E3 games conference in Los Angeles this week, Microsoft also unveiled a new design for their current generation of Xbox 360 games consoles which provides more streamlined lines for the ageing console.
Microsoft’s marketing and strategy officer, Yusuf Mehdi, re-affirmed Microsoft’s long-term commitment to their older Xbox 360 console, revealing the new design.
Together with details about numerous new Xbox 360 game titles that will be released within the next 12 months, as well as special offers and free content and be made available for Xbox 360 owners by Microsoft’s Xbox Live service.
“Xbox offers unrivaled value – with more great games, an Xbox Live community with 48 million members, and a compelling line-up of apps, sports, movies, TV and music,” said Mehdi. “We’ve taken all we have learned these past eight years and engineered a new Xbox 360 console that is elegant and accessible to anyone. There’s never been a better time to experience everything Xbox has to offer.”
The redesigned Xbox 360 is now available to purchase in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and Ireland and is priced the same as existing Xbox 360 consoles at $199.99 for the 4 GB console, $299.99 for the 250 GB edition and $299.99 for the 4 GB Kinect Bundle. Microsoft says that the new design Xbox 360 will continue to roll out across all Xbox regions over the coming months.
For more information on the newly designed Xbox 360 games console jump over to the Xbox news website for full details.