Xbox 360 is 5 today in the UK

5 today, hasn’t time flown by when you are having so much fun.

The Xbox 360 celebrates its 5th birthday in the UK. The Xbox 360 arrived on our shores on the 2nd December and is the powerhouse in the gaming industry today. When the Xbox 360 was first released it come with a 20GB and was priced at £279.99, plus there was another bundle called the Arcade. The Arcade bundle featured no hard-drive and was priced at £207.99. Microsoft released the Xbox 360 Slim back in July. The picture above shows how Microsoft have come over the years on slimming down the first HD console, into a nice little package.

“Families are looking for more value than ever this Christmas and looking to stretch their money,” said Stephen McGill, director of Xbox and Entertainment, UK and Ireland. “An Xbox 360 console and Kinect can bring everyone together this season and entertain every single member of the family, from kids to grandparents. And with Kinect for Xbox 360, all you need is your voice, hands and body to jump into the controller-free fun.”

Microsoft have revealed, that the Xbox 360 has sold over 45 million Xbox 360 consoles worldwide. According to Microsoft. The Xbox 360 has been the number one console in Europe and North America in the past 5 months.

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Posted on December 2, 2010, in Xbox 360. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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