Slimline Xbox 360 due in December?
Microsoft exec in the firing line
Microsoft has fanned the flame of speculation that it's working on a slimline Xbox 360, by retracting an executive’s claim that an announcement will be made before Christmas.
According to a report by Split Screen, Rahul Datta, Microsoft India’s Retail Services Manager, told the gaming website that an announcement regarding a slimline Xbox 360 can be expected around December.
Before you all rush off to place advance orders, it’s worth digging your spoons into a bag of salt because the comment is neither a confirmation nor denial of a slimmer Xbox 360.
However, it’s odd that Microsoft would discredit Datta’s statement by telling Split Screen that his comments were not in relation to a slimline Xbox 360 after all.
So Microsoft will still make an announcement in December - it hasn't denied that. But what is it going to say?
We’ll leave it up to you to make a decision on this one.
"No, it's really not. Without even cutting and pasting your link I know what that is.. That's a perspective thing, is all, and the guy whose desk that is posted follow up photos on the same blog that originally came from to prove it. It's a normal RROD 360 sitting next to its normal 360 replacement.
I bet you believe everything you see on the intertubes.."
No but I am able to make up my own mind and just being told its isnt with out some form of evidance hold little water with me. I can only go on what I can see and what I can see is that the 2 consoles differ quite a bit.
re: re: RROD Fault .... Yawn boring ! @Anonymous Coward
Freak!!! Microsoft paid people scouring forums!!! AHAAHAAA!!!
Get a life!!
I bet your one of those people who are afraid to leave the house because of the MI5 paid shills that pretend to be bin men that spy on you.
Or are you a paid Sony shill Mark?
Change the record.
RROD discussion (again)
Tony - My recently revived 360 originally had 1st generation parts in it, so the only question for the PS3 fans is why it lasted the 2 years it did, to be honest. I was merely mentioning it with relation to the question about them being so noisy.
Anonymous Coward - I've been posting under my own name since roughly when El Reg allowed comments, and have had plenty of nice things to say about the best Blu-ray player around and the home of LBP (which is utterly charming) and wipEout HD (still the best futuristic racer ever). You're AC. Motes in eyes, and all that.
"When are the Sony fans gonna drop the RROD argument that was resolved years ago. Cant you think of something new and Imaginative by now."
"Curiously, my aged 360 came back from a RRODing on Monday"
Perhaps people will stop going on about the RROD when it actually stops happening on a regular basis to almost everyone with a 360?
And I'm not some anti-MS fanboy, I have a 360 which I use a lot, and it's broken down twice.
re: RROD Fault .... Yawn boring !
When will Xbox360 owners take their blinkers off, even the latest 360's are failure prone.
There are paid Microsoft shills on forums and blogs, trying their best at damage control, but in the real world, even the latest 360s are a bunch of crap, still after 3 years.