Xbox 360, wich offers a 45nm CPU and GPU at a 20 percent smaller footprint, will come with quite an attractive price. The new console is listed as Microsoft XBOX 360 Slim, 250GB and the first brave shop has told the world that it will sell it for €249.90.
AMD and IBM can only be happy about the new console as AMD can finally say to its investors that it has started shipping its 45nm version of Xbox 360 GPU and the guys with the cash should really appreciate it.
The shop, game4game.at, is offering Microsoft NEW Xbox360 SLIM ELITE 250 GB + Crackdown (UNCUT) game and it even tells you that it should be available on July 16th. You can preorder it as of today.
The new console has an optical out for 5.1 systems, 250 GB hard drive, WiFi, is „30 percent smaller“ than the previous version the shop claims, has Kinect port, is much more quiet than the current Xbox and it should come with a wireless controller.
The UK guys will pay £199.90 GBP for the console and it should be available around the same time.
You can preorder the EU (German / Austria ) version here
, but the UK version got delisted from this price comparition engine.