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The Verge has reported that Microsoft will release a $99 4GB Xbox 360 + Kinect bundle attached with a 2 year subscription at $15 a month. The subscription will give the buyer Xbox Live Gold for the duration of the 2 years and perhaps some additional streaming content. There will also be an early termination fee for breaking the contract before the end of the 2 years.

Although the deal sounds unrivaled, there is a cache – the total cost of the deal ($459) is $40 more expensive than separately buying the 4GB Xbox 360 + Kinect with 2 years of Xbox Live Gold ($420). There is speculation that the bundle is Microsoft’s way of expanding the Xbox 360 as more than just a gaming console. The initially cheap price of $99 for the console could also make consumers more likely to buy more games with their new purchase.

According to The Verge, Microsoft will officially announce the bundle by next week.





Paul Younger
Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Founder of the world's first gaming cafe and Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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