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Microsoft debuts family-friendly Xbox Arcade

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Microsoft has released a new Xbox 360 console that delivers games and content to everyone in the family for an estimated retail price of R2 699.00. Available in stores in South Africa from tomorrow, (26 October 2007), Xbox 360 Arcade also includes seven family-friendly games. 

Xbox 360 Arcade also includes a wireless controller, an HDMI connection to enable high-definition output if desired and 256MB of memory–useful for storing games and other entertainment content.  
At an estimated retail price of R2 699.00, the Xbox 360 Arcade console will include the full versions of the five best-selling Arcade games including Pac-Man Championship Edition, Uno, Luxor 2, Boom Boom Rocket and Feeding Frenzy.  In addition,  Project Gotham Racing Classic and Dead or Alive Classic will also be preloaded onto the console.
“As South Africans get together this Christmas, it’s the perfect time to launch a family orientated Xbox 360 package that plays games, video and music for everyone to enjoy,” says Marc Batten, head of the entertainment and devices business at Microsoft South Africa.
“In addition to offering an incredible all-in-one package for families to get right into the fun, the Xbox 360 Arcade system features the industry leading family settings that allow parents to control what their kids are watching and playing, and we know how important that control is to families around the world.”