360 HD DVD price lowered; 5 free HD DVD movies

xbox 360 hd dvdThe annual Comic-Con extravaganza is underway and Microsoft announced that the Xbox 360 HD-DVD player’s price has been lowered from $199 to $179 starting on August 1st. In addition, five free HD-DVD movies will be included for anyone purchasing a player from August 1st to September 30th.

New HD-DVD movies will make their debut soon on Xbox Live too, including "300" on August 14th along with "Heroes: Season 1" at a later date. In order to redeem your five free movies, you have to fill out this form. Note that you have to pick from a pool of 15 already-picked movies.

Jeff Bell, Corporate Vice President of Global Marketing for Microsoft, said, "With the price reduction to $179, the Xbox 360 HD DVD Player continues to be the most affordable way to enjoy high definition. From the beginning, we set out to offer Xbox 360 owners an unrivaled high-definition experience, with a choice of optical discs on the HD DVD format and digital downloads through Xbox LIVE Marketplace – both of which have a selection of the best content Hollywood has to offer."


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