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Though we all speculated it would be $200, Microsoft confirmed it today


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Microsoft has confirmed what a lot of us suspected today, the Xbox 360 HD-DVD player will sell for $199.99 here in North America starting in "mid-November.
http://www.kotaku.com/gaming/hd+dvd/...-us-203646.php

Mid-November, huh? I wonder if that means November 17th
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Does the release date even really matter? Does anything actually use HD-DVD yet?
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229
Does the release date even really matter? Does anything actually use HD-DVD yet?
Theres alots of HD-DVD and Blu-Ray Movies
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Its also going to be packaged with King Kong HD-DVD and the remote. Thats a good deal!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke
Theres alots of HD-DVD and Blu-Ray Movies
oh yeah. all seven of them
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229
oh yeah. all seven of them
omgzor.

I am totally buying this.

And then all seven movies.
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It's a good deal for people who already have a 360 or for those planning to buy one since it's cheaper than a PS3 who want the option of upgrading in the future, as well.

Not too expensive--puts the entire setup pretty close to the PS3 price, but with the option of going cheaper initially.
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There is about 50 titles right now. You guys must have been thinking blue ray when you said 7. LOL.
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Originally Posted by mrjminer
It's a good deal for people who already have a 360 or for those planning to buy one since it's cheaper than a PS3 who want the option of upgrading in the future, as well.

Not too expensive--puts the entire setup pretty close to the PS3 price, but with the option of going cheaper initially.
also since getting PS3 is gonna be very hard to do.
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Better yet you dont have to worry about HD-DVD installing rootkits on everything, Sony seems to have a nasty reputation for that.
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