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Xbox 360 Elite set for release

US retailers start stocking PlayStation competitor

Xbox 360 Elite will start shipping in the US on Sunday, bringing a slightly different look, more storage capabilities and built-in HDTV support and retailing at $479.99 (£240).

Update: Microsoft Xbox 360 released PLUS full review

Announced in March, The Xbox 360 Elite, clad in black with metallic detail, comes with a 120GB hard disk and a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI). Also included are HDMI and component video cables, XBox Live headset, used to communicate with other players in multiplayer games through Microsoft's Xbox Live online gaming service, and a wireless game controller.

By comparison, the Xbox 360 Premium bundle - the white Xbox 360 in its most commonly available configuration - sports a scant 20GB of storage, no built-in HDMI and component video cable only. The 120GB hard drive is also available as a $179.99 (£90) accessory for existing Xbox 360 owners who want to upgrade their console's storage capacity.


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