Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/09/11/sub_200_hd-dvd_xbox_360/

Sub £200 HD-DVD drive for Xbox 360?

With two free movies

By Dan Ilett

Posted in Games, 11th September 2006 14:45 GMT

Microsoft could ship an HD-DVD add-on drive for the Xbox 360 at £199 in time for Christmas, reports suggest.

According to games news website GamesIndustry.biz, the company is planning to "price the standalone HD-DVD drive at £199 and to package it with two HD-DVD movies".

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The report added Microsoft is set to bundle the Premium console and next-generation movie player together for under £400.

Microsoft could not confirm or deny the report at the time of writing.

The HD-DVD drive hooks up to the console with a mini USB connector. Apparently, it will play movies at HD resolutions of up to 720p. ®