Microsoft has inadvertently confirmed the existence of the rumored red Xbox 360 elite in an official Halo Wars email sent to retailers and games press in New Zealand.
Last week, a Toys "R" Us employee sent Kotaku a snapshot of the store's inventory database which shows a red Xbox 360 Elite listed. The red Xbox 360's "item inquiry detail" lists the console’s price as $399 which is in sync with the current cost of a black Xbox 360 Elite. There is speculation that this red console could be part of a Resident Evil 5 bundle.
The email sent to New Zealand press and retailers was to announce a deal where anyone buying an Xbox 360 console would receive a free copy of Halo Wars. According to Microsoft, if you buy an Arcade, Pro or Elite model you will receive Halo Wars, but this deal does not apply to the Red Xbox 360 Elite console which is exclusive to EB games.
Microsoft wanted to clarify the rumored red Xbox 360 Elite would not apply for the Halo Wars deal, but announcing this point in an email had the side effect of confirming a red Xbox 360 Elite will be coming in the future.
Last month, Ars Technica's insider at Capcom reported Resident Evil 5, will be sold in a new Xbox 360 bundle. The bundle will allegedly include a copy of the game, a red Xbox 360, a red controller, an "exclusive" Resident Evil 5 NXE theme, and a download coupon for Xbox Live Arcade's Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD.
quote: women to call my own
quote: I want money, power and women to call my own. Lets see. about 10 or so bi-sexual 20~22year old sex freaks with perfect bodies, faces and complexion.
quote: Yeah I prefer my black Elite which matches the rest of my stuff.
quote: It's a piece of technology, not furniture. It's supposed to look impressive, not blend in.
quote: There is speculation that this red console could be part of a Resident Evil 5 bundle.
quote: Product Red is a brand licensed to partner companies such as American Express, Apple Inc., Starbucks, Converse, Motorola, Gap, Emporio Armani, Hallmark, Microsoft, and Dell. It is an initiative begun by U2's frontman, Bono, and Bobby Shriver of DATA to raise money for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Bobby Shriver has been announced as the CEO of Product Red, whilst Bono is currently an active public spokesperson for the brand.Each partner company creates a product with the Product Red logo. In return for the opportunity to increase their own revenue through the Product Red products they sell, a percentage of the profit is given to the Global Fund.