The official blog from the Microsoft employees stated that the Xbox 360 price drop rumor is merely a rumor. This isn’t too surprising since no company would point to a price drop in the near future, you know it might hurt sales. What is interesting are the reasons that John Pocoro, from the Xbox marketing department, to buy an Xbox 360 now.
“Think of all those long, lonely days between now and whenever that you could be playing Oblivion, GRAW, COD2, Fight Night 3, PGR3, and all those Xbox Live Arcade games everyone’s raving about (with even more on the way), all in hi-def. And there are more great games coming in the weeks ahead, including LOTR BFME II, Chrome Hounds, Dead Rising, and Madden NFL 07. Besides that, think of all those gamerscore points you’re not accumulating while you put off the purchase. You could hit 10,000 points before your friends pick up their Xbox 360! “
Whatever happened to Ninety-Nine Nights, Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting, Enchanted Arms and Saint’s Row which are all coming out this summer? And more importantly what do YOU guys think? Are these reasons good enough reasons to pony up the cash for an Xbox 360 this summer?