You have to wonder how they can make something that is already close to perfect even better. The XBOX 360 has done just that. This new system has everything you could want in a video game system all in one.
When any new video game system is first launched the question that comes to most everyone’s mind is how much it is going to cost. Microsoft will gladly answer that question with confidence. The new system is so affordable considering all of the options you have. The XBOX 360 has two different versions and prices of the system. This way they can target two totally different groups of consumers.
The first version of the XBOX 360 is the Core System. The XBOX 360 Core System is basically a bare bones system for people that simply want to play games. For the cost of $300 you get the following;
The Core system does not include a hard drive or memory unit to save your games. It also does not come with the cable to allow you to hook it up to a HDTV. The Core system is ideal for purchasing for a younger child that doesn’t care to do anything but play his or her games.
The XBOX 360 premium system comes with everything you need to get the best use out of your system. With a price of $400 you will get the following;
You basically get a lot of accessories for only $100 more than the Core System, which is cheaper than purchasing all of the extra components separately. You are getting over $200 worth of extras for around $100. That alone makes the premium bundle worth the extra money.
A added bonus for the XBOX 360 is the price of the new system. Compared to the Playstation 3 that will be coming out with two new versions of its console system, the XBOX 360 is nearly a hundred dollars less for each of its versions.
Many people will want to know what exactly the XBOX 360 is. The Xbox 360 is a next generation video game system that can play both games and DVD movies right out of the package. The XBOX 360 can also play some games from the original XBOX. The biggest feature is the high definition feature of the new system. The HDTV graphics are much more enhanced than other graphics.
The XBOX 360 also has the XBOX Live online service, which comes in two versions. The XBOX Live Gold service lets you play games online against other players, and the XBOX Live Silver lets you download demos, arcade games, trailers, and talk online with friends.
The design of the new XBOX is slightly smaller than the original. Another new feature of the new console model is the ability to be propped up in a vertical position. The system can also be customized with interchangeable faceplates.
Each XBOX 360 is capable of supporting up to four controllers, and also displays a green LED on the system and the controller to show which controllers are connected. One thing you should be aware of before purchasing a new system is the old XBOX controllers do not work in the new system. You will have to purchase new extra controllers for your XBOX 360.
A nice added touch to the console is the two USB ports that are located behind the faceplate. Two memory card slots are also located here. You can use these ports for a number of things, such as,
The Xbox 360 now comes with an infrared port that allows you to use compatible remotes; this will assist you in turning the console on and off and opening the tray with the remote.
The new system and old system both offer state of the art Dolby Digital audio. This adds in giving a real sound field that creates the ultimate gaming experience.
The success of online gaming in the XBOX has reached it’s fullest potential. Every model has a base level membership that allows you to create list of people to chat with outside of the gaming.
The XBOX 360’s ability to play over 200 games of the original XBOX has really helped in its instant popularity. This catches the eyes of gamers who still enjoy their older games and can easily download the with emulation profiles. You will need a hard drive to install them.
The XBOX 360 is DVD and CD capable and can rip your CD’s directly into the hard drive. The DVD ability of the XBOX 360 uses 480p progressive scan and can be controlled be a remote.
Accessories made so readily available for the XBOX 360 is a great way to make the system truly your own.
Most XBOX enthusiasts will want to know the best games to purchase for their new video game system. Here a few top rated games available for purchase.
XBOX 360 is guaranteed to deliver the ultimate experience in the gaming world. The sleek new design and its ability to download games and other material in seconds will ensure it’s success.
The new custom design and 512 MB of Ram in the XBOX 360 is eight times more powerful than the original XBOX. This system will out more pixels per second, and offers a custom ATI graphics processor.
All that is left to wonder is how long before you retire your original XBOX for the new XBOX 360?
With Microsoft trying to make even more of the original XBOX games compatible with the new XBOX 360 the only thing keeping you from enjoying this system is you.