Update: Microsoft's New Zealand Xbox site is currently listing the new slim model for $499. And according to a New Zealand Microsoft rep the new console will be released on July 9th.
Here’s what Microsoft’s PR says about the new model:
“Back in black, the new Xbox 360 is sleek, silent and sexy. Connect in seconds to the always- expanding world of Xbox Live through built-in Wi-Fi and store twice as many games and entertainment on a 250GB hard drive.
“The newly designed console is whisper-quiet, so the silent tension of a game or movie is never broken. The new Xbox 360 system also comes with everything you need to get started, including an Xbox 360 wireless controller, Xbox 360 headset, HDMI input, USB flash drive storage capabilities and more, and a one-year limited warranty on the console, available this week and priced at $299.99 ERP.”
The new Slim Xbox 360 console will be available in Europe on July 16th.
We’re waiting for New Zealand specifics but your old hard drive won't be compatible with the new model, says Microsoft.
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