Xbox 360

$99 Xbox 360 + Kinect Bundle Price Details Announced

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Microsoft have officially announced their new $99 Xbox 360 bundle, reported last week by technology news site, The Verge.

 

Available exclusively through Microsoft’s own retail stores, the bundle includes a 4GB Xbox 360 and a Kinect device. While the hardware itself will only cost $99, buyers of the bundle will also be required to sign up for a mandatory $15 per-month Xbox Live subscription for two years, bringing the long-term cost of the bundle to a total of $460. See how that compares to a regular purchase here.

 

Buyers be able to cancel this two-year subscription early, but only after they pay an early cancellation fee. See details of the cancellation fee below:

 

Year One of Subscription (Months Post Purchase)

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Early Cancellation Fee$250$250$250$240$228$216$204$192$180$168$156$144

 

Year Two of Subscription (Months Post Purchase)

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Early Cancellation Fee$132$120$108$96$84$72$60$48$36$24$12$0

 

Microsoft have not yet announced whether this special subscription to Xbox Live will offer additional streaming content from cable providers or sports package providers, as was rumoured.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.