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Microsoft Unveils Glossy White Xbox 360 Slim Family Bundle
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Microsoft has today announced the white Xbox 360 Slim Special Edition Kinect Family Bundle, harking back to the original colour of the Xbox 360 when it first launched way back in 2005, lest we forget.

The limited edition bundle packs a glossy white Xbox 360 Slim 4GB console, a glossy white Kinect sensor, a white Xbox 360 controller and two Kinect games to go with it all. That'll be Kinect Adventures and the first Kinect Sports. And finally, there's also a three month Xbox Live Gold membership in the box too.

Being shipped out to US retailers today, the Special Edition White Xbox 360 4GB Bundle is available in the US and around the world, with the console coming to Europe and Brazil in the next few months. It retails for an MSRP of USD $299.99 and you can also pick up the white controller on its own for USD $49.99. Cast your eyes upon the white Xbox 360 Slim below.

[Via Major Nelson]




 
 

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Comment #1 by DORGINATOR
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:44:41 PM
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Oh boy, a WHITE controller!


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Comment #2 by big daddy dr3y
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:44:47 PM
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looks good to me


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Comment #3 by littlejay
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:45:32 PM
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So...The cheap version of the R2-D2 360? :p
Does look nice though. I like my gears xbox though.


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Comment #6 by hockbird 69
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:48:18 PM
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@4 fail because you are not even 1st


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Comment #7 by rjl champ rjl
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:48:59 PM
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@4FFFFFFFFAAAAAIIIIILLLLLL.
OT:Why are we still getting 4GB of memory?


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Comment #8 by bearmod
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:49:07 PM
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Might have to pick up one of the controllers just for nostalgia purposes


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Comment #9 by Kakushu
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:49:28 PM
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Once you go black, you never go back


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Comment #10 by Jellybean468
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:49:55 PM
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I prefer the black console personally :)


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Comment #11 by Wicelow
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:50:08 PM
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@#4 : FAIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIILLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL !!!

On topic... Too bad I got a kinect last Xmas, been waiting for a white slim for a long time and finally gave up... Bad timing :-/


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Comment #12 by LIQU1D5NAKE
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:50:30 PM
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@4 lmao I love absolute morons like you... On ye other hand, why did they decide 4gb? Not even enough to install a game, I made this mistake with my sons Xbox 4gb and ended up buying a 250gb hdd anyway! Does look nice though!


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Comment #13 by Riphade 1
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:52:09 PM
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Ah. Ew...


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Comment #14 by plum
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:55:41 PM
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I would buy this over the black one any day,just looks so clean


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Comment #15 by Blue Thunder28
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:55:50 PM
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No on should buy this unless they can get a good deal on a 250GB HDD.


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Comment #16 by TSG Dwaggie
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 02:56:24 PM
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Microsoft, explain this to me. You want it to be a family bundle...and yet you make it a 4gb console, not hte 250gb. You're all fucking idiots.


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Comment #17 by 1morey
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:01:35 PM
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@ #4, thanks for breaking the comments.

Anyways, looks cool. I don't really need it, as I have the regular 60GB Xbox. Although I do want to get the 250GB Slim.


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Comment #18 by sniper mantis
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:02:10 PM
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naked R2-D2!


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Comment #19 by Nitnoid
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:03:48 PM
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Do people actually prefer the glossy to the matte finish? Give me dull any day...


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Comment #20 by JeppeBoy
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:06:02 PM
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Yay, fingerprints!


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Comment #21 by Man On The Run
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:06:24 PM
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@4 - God, moron alert.


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Comment #22 by HarperBird
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:06:35 PM
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wow a white controller never seen that before...


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Comment #23 by AgentOrange330
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:09:15 PM
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I'm figuring they had far less preorders for the Star Wars bundle than they projected so they just scraped the blue off and called it a family bundle...


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Comment #24 by x Blood Vortex
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:10:45 PM
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They should come out with different colored ones. like red ,blue, purple,green, any color really.i think it would be cool.


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Comment #25 by wickedclowns95
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:10:57 PM
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I would rather it was matte, the glossy finish scratches too easily.


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Comment #26 by wickedclowns95
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:12:55 PM
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@23 Probably because everyone canceled their pre-orders after they found out it was going to have dancing. I never pre-ordered one, but I decided not to.


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Comment #27 by Aiden 514
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:19:05 PM
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I prefer the R2-D2 one.


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Comment #28 by Xero Shinobi
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:21:50 PM
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@22 haven't you?


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Comment #29 by voidreaper21
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:23:22 PM
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what not 250/320 gig? pfffttt


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Comment #30 by Bodom94
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:23:25 PM
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I have the Gears xbox, therefore this console is invalid.


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Comment #31 by Tonic24k
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:24:27 PM
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I'll get one just to add to my collection.


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Comment #32 by blackout529
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:27:02 PM
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Make it a 250 GB and I'm sold.


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Comment #33 by andami
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:29:06 PM
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The white, it blinds!!!


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Comment #34 by Harrison Drake
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:31:43 PM
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Is it just me, or does the Kinect look sad? Maybe it doesn't want to be white?


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Comment #35 by Mr Chr15topher
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:31:56 PM
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I have always thought that white computers, consoles etc looked quite cheap, whereas black looks much more bold and professional.


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Comment #36 by XD ARmaGeddON
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:32:46 PM
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Is there one of these white xbox with just the xbox and control with a higher hardrive?


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Comment #37 by Barad
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:35:16 PM
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Well that is just..ugly.


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Comment #38 by waterhead71
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:35:30 PM
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4GB? No thanks.


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Comment #39 by Daniel55645
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 03:40:25 PM
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I want that!!! and to people who think its stupid that it's only the 4gb model, well dont you already have a slim. just that the HDD out and put it in there.


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Comment #41 by stevedb79
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 04:01:30 PM
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I really dont get this 4GB business....why not just do 250GB plus through out....BF3 took up 13GB with updates, HD enhancements and both the Disc'x installed so what the fuck is 4GB all about, more games companies are making games better if you run them from your hard drive, before anyone goes its the family one, well just have a couple of word for you "Kinect Fun Labs"


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Comment #42 by GamerZombie88
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 04:08:16 PM
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Lol White xbox has a small memory, so very small memory. Black xbox has big memory, so very big.


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Comment #43 by ViNyLek
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 04:19:26 PM
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I paid $100 more for my Reach LE console and I think that was a deal. This is utter shit, but I guess good starting point for entry level gamers that also want Kinect. White hurts my eyes though...


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Comment #44 by Erwo the Elder
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 04:34:18 PM
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If you add all the extras up, you are paying like $30 for the xbox itself!


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Comment #45 by Rocket Pigeon
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 04:44:07 PM
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I recon they just ran out of the blue paint for the R2-D2 consoles so knocked these up with the spare White kinects... I do kind of like it though but 4 gb is disappointing!


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Comment #46 by Cinderkin
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 05:02:25 PM
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I have two 250gb slims. the glossy one and the matte one. I wouldn't trade either for a white 4gb. I never liked the white color for a console. I always had case mods on my fat 360's all 15 of them (rrod)

Dear MS 4gb consoles are pointless, even to the casual audience. can't install 1 game, can't download DLC, Game saves aren't the only thing available anymore. I mean everyone complained about the 20gb when the 360 first came out.


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Comment #47 by MoldyClay87
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 05:02:25 PM
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As cool as this looks, I actually prefer matte.

Also, 4GB? Oh Microsoft. You so silly.

I still have the old 360, but if I got a new one I would choose more space over things I don't really want, even if I have moved on to liking White consoles.


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Comment #48 by Redskinsfan26
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 05:12:08 PM
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Still loving my Gears 360, but this is pretty nice.


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Comment #49 by Kaskade
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 05:36:04 PM
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Loving the white kinect.


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Comment #50 by francisrossi
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 05:48:12 PM
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@7 - so they can sell over-priced HDDs to people that don't understand any of the tech side.


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Comment #51 by beastbekylo
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 06:02:49 PM
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@4
I don't understand why people comment that they're first when they never are. It just makes them look like an ass.

Anyways, the xbox I own works wonders.


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Comment #52 by iBuzz7S
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 06:40:21 PM
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I'd love this, but the d-pad turned me off. 5+ years and they still continue to make and sell them, when they do not work properly!


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Comment #53 by TomatoJr.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 06:50:25 PM
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my xbox is still white. so no deal. might get a new white pad though, i got one of the sexy silver reach ones but my second white one is dying.


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Comment #54 by GodsmacKam
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 06:50:35 PM
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@35
DOES ANYBODY KNOW WHAT THAT GAMERTAG PICTURE IS??
AND WHERE I CAN GET IT?? THANK YOU


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Comment #55 by XxJoaoPauloBRxX
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 07:01:32 PM
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Finally Brazil's in the news! Yeah!


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Comment #56 by ACDC LIVE
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 07:05:54 PM
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Don't the black ones have 250GB?


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Comment #57 by sleepydumbdude
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 07:13:37 PM
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@54 its a mass effect 2 gamer pic of a collector. Probably cost under downloads of mass effect 2 but if you want to be sure I think there are gamer pic sites that tell you whats in what.


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Comment #58 by Russman
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 07:17:18 PM
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Finally I'll be able to get another white controller to go with my old 360 instead of all sellers just doing black ones.


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Comment #59 by GodsmacKam
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 07:21:03 PM
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@57
Thank you soooo much, I owe ya one big time :)


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Comment #60 by Stevilinho
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 07:34:47 PM
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your all failing to realise this is a FAMILY bundle console aka the 'casual' gamers version, aka what the wii is to nintendo

familys will buy this just for the kinect and have some 'family' fun and then im guessing they wont be fussed with installing the game hell they might not even know about if there used to a wii so thats why its only th 4GB version


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Comment #61 by deadstorm
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 07:35:24 PM
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Why would anyone want the white Xbox S? Everyone know the black one runs faster. Hehe


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Comment #62 by ViolentCabaret
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 07:46:18 PM
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Ooooh, a white kinect?


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Comment #63 by BackerMan
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 10:45:51 PM
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umm i like r2d2 console...


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Comment #64 by oO Triple G Oo
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 10:52:42 PM
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Only problem with that white Kinect is it'll (probably) be sitting on top of a black TV. And that would clash real bad, unless your house is like an 80's throwback with triangles everywhere and neon and pastels clashing everywhere.


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Comment #65 by oO Triple G Oo
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 @ 10:54:29 PM
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Sorry about the double everywhere in that last post, folks. I swear I'll never do it again.


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Comment #66 by bennifer3000
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 12:31:39 AM
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Once you go black...


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Comment #67 by xtye
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 12:43:23 AM
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I like my black console.


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Comment #68 by Dark_Brother
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 01:39:49 AM
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anybody else look at this and think the kinect looked like a sad face. Coincidence?


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Comment #69 by Sanchezz4387
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 01:50:15 AM
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Prefer black as my tv, sound system, digital box and ps3 are black, I also prefer 250gb over 4gb lol


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Comment #70 by IXISHADOW
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 03:09:02 AM
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I don't understand why they keep releasing all of these Ltd Edition consoles when the new console is supposedly coming soon.


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Comment #71 by Joker0fLife
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 03:52:03 AM
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*Insert generic racial joke here*


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Comment #72 by Mr Matty
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 04:02:33 AM
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4gb isnt that funny seeing as its a family console how on earth is 4gb going to be enough space to do anything for 1 person . Cog knows how this is a family bundle.


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Comment #73 by PluralAces
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 05:50:56 AM
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the 250gb is a rip off anyway... get the 4gb...then buy the 320gb hard drive for $30 more than a 250g hard drive system would cost...so lets se..70 more gb for only $30, plus you get Lego Star Wars for free...i say ts better to buy the 4gb, then get the 320gb seperate...


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Comment #74 by Blue the Observer
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 07:27:55 AM
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All hail the return of the white Xbox!


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Comment #75 by aosiding
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 10:54:33 AM
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I still think the star wars kinect xbox was the coolest looking one by far


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Comment #76 by SpE3dSt3R
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ 03:24:35 PM
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I'm really excited to see the white slim come to fruition. I've never been a main stream kind of guy and to have an optional white version of the console everyone has, is a pretty nice change. Besides, I've always been a fan of the white. The only flaw I always saw was that Microsoft never made a black and white console. My old white fat looks beautiful with the black accents I've added (and without voiding the warranty I might proudly add!). Can't wait for the stores to actually carry this so I can take one home!


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Comment #77 by DORGINATOR
Thursday, March 01, 2012 @ 02:28:56 PM
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I wonder what @4 said!


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Comment #78 by Killa12
Saturday, March 03, 2012 @ 09:01:30 PM
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My new plain black slim is just fine thank ya very much


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