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Microsoft has created a bundle pack designed to tempt Xbox 360 gamers to try online gaming.

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Microsoft's Live starter pack: all you need to get your Xbox 360 online

The 60GB Live Starter Pack includes everything you need to upgrade your console from a standalone machine to an all-singing, all-dancing connected entertainment unit. In addition to the all important Ethernet cable, Microsoft is chucking in a headset so you can chat to your fellow gamers.

You’ll also get a three-month Gold-level subscription, which usually costs £15. In case you’re wondering why the pack has “60GB” in its name, it’s because Microsoft will also throw in a 60GB Xbox hard drive.

The Microsoft Xbox 360 60GB Live Starter Pack will be available in the UK on 19 November and will cost £60 ($95/€75).

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