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[kotaku] $299 Price Drop Xbox 360 Is Refurbish?

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Previously, we posted a Kmart ad indicating a price-drop in the Xbox 360 line-up. The ad, purported to hit July 6, shows that the model that comes equipped with a 20GB hard drive, formerly known as the 'Pro' version, will be priced at $299 US. That's a $50 price drop from its current MSRP. A Gamestop employee has tipped us with what looks like further confirmation that the lower priced Xbox 360 is hitting. Pictured is the $299.99 Xbox 360 SKU in the Gamestop inventory screen. While the tipster isn't sure what the bundle contains, we imagine it will be everything that's in the "Pro" version. Here's the kicker: Apparently, this cheaper Xbox 360 is a refurbished console as the product description reads:

Microsoft Xbox 360 Pro, Refurb 299.99

If true, some price-drop, huh.

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Just when you thought Microsoft is actually doing some right.
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lolrefurb
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Price Drop?

I see no drop in price, your buying a used unit...
    
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Price Drop?

I see no drop in price, your buying a used unit...
OP is referring to this ad.

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thats the arcade version, not the Pro version like the article says, no HDD. >>
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Originally Posted by spice003 View Post
Thats the base arcade system, the one that doesn't include a harddrive.

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/hardware/x...0arcadesystem/

They are $279.99, but sears has a different version pictured.

Edit: Beat me to it 13 3 @ 7 l 3 13 0 y
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Originally Posted by gbrilliantq View Post
OP is referring to this ad.
For all we know, that could be just a price drop for just that store as it being part of some promotional thing or trying to rid of their old stock. Note the "limited quantities". How are stores in limited quantities of Xbox 360s? O.o
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For all we know, that could be just a price drop for just that store as it being part of some promotional thing or trying to rid of their old stock. Note the "limited quantities". How are stores in limited quantities of Xbox 360s? O.o
It is Kmart we're talking about...
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Just when you thought Microsoft is actually doing some right.
but you guys do realize that Gamestop has always had 360 refurbished SKUs in the system... because they sell refurbished systems... This could just be the normal gamestop refurbished consoles.
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