Microsoft Announces Red Resident Evil 5 XBox 360 LE Console
Looks like that red Resident Evil 5 Xbox 360 bundle wasn't just some tripped out figment of your imagination.
Just moments ago, the package popped up for Xbox Live subscribers, detailing a handsome red Xbox 360 Elite with a 120GB hard drive, Resident Evil 5, Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, and a few other odds and ends (like a handful of cables).
According to the German press release, the limited edition bundle will hit Europe on March 13th for ?299. Those interested can pre-order the kit from BestBuy for $399 US.
Press Release: Microsoft Announces Exclusive Red Xbox 360® Resident Evil Limited Edition Console
In celebration of the landmark "Resident Evil" franchise coming to Xbox 360 for the first time, Microsoft unveiled today an Xbox 360® Resident Evil Limited Edition Console Bundle.
Available the same day "Resident Evil 5" ships to store shelves, Friday, 13th March, Xbox 360 fans will be able to pick up the bundle featuring an exclusive red Xbox 360 from select retailers.
Fans will enjoy the same premium Xbox 360 Elite experience at an even greater value with a copy of "Resident Evil 5," matching Limited Edition red Wireless Controller, black Xbox 360 Headset, a 120 GB Hard Drive and exclusive premium "Resident Evil 5" theme (download via Xbox LIVE). Supplies are very limited, so "Resident Evil" fans will want to pre-order theirs today.
With the release of "Resident Evil 5" and the special edition red console, the game has found a new home on Xbox 360. The new two-player cooperative experience in "Resident Evil 5" is a perfect fit for Xbox LIVE.* With 17 million members and growing, Xbox LIVE connects "Resident Evil" fans and their new red Xbox 360 consoles to their friends on the couch or across the globe.
To further provide a taste of the full entertainment experience available on Xbox LIVE, fans will also receive a bonus card to download the hit Xbox LIVE Arcade title from Capcom, "Super Street Fighter® ll Turbo HD Remix."
*Xbox LIVE Gold Membership required
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this xbox looks very cool and everything.. but it almost looks like they made it red to hide the red light crash lol, but no it looks cool and if i didnt already buy my black one i would definately get it especially if it came with resident evil 5.
So I heard that the controller doesn't actually come with a rechargeable battery. Does that mean that if we buy one (aside from buying another red controller), the battery will be oddly black or white on the controller? I don't know why MS doesnt think ahead and at least give that in a bundle that's already pretty expensive to begin with.
Also, does anyone know if this is using the jasper chipset? It would be nice to get an xbox360 that doesn't sound a jet turbine...