It's true! Xbox 360 HD DVD going for $50

hd dvd 360Last week we reported a rumor that the Xbox 360 HD DVD add-on player might be going for sale for only $50–an attempt by Microsoft to unload the obsolete technology in light of Blu-ray’s victory in the high definition DVD wars.

Apparently the rumors have proven correct as various websites are reporting that Microsoft has made it official and is cutting the price of the Xbox 360 HD DVD player from $129.99 to $49.99.

According to the stories, the new price is effective immediately. quickly sold out its allotment of the units early this morning while K-mart made the units available at the new price even earlier on its website this past Sunday.

With the demise of the HD DVD player from the 360’s roster, many have speculated that Microsoft has a Blu-ray player in the works to replace the failed HD DVD player. To date, Microsoft has remained coy about the matter and has neither confirmed nor denied their plans for a new hi-def player.

[via punchjump]


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