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Black Xbox 360 with HDMI, 120GB drive true after all?

updated 02:05 pm EDT, Tue March 20, 2007

Xbox 360 with HDMI True

Updated Microsoft's heavily rumored third Xbox 360 is real, according to Game Informer editor Matt Helgeson. The magazine's April issue reports that a new, top-end version of the console will ship in a home theater-friendly black and have the hardware features needed to take advantage of HD video. A now-confirmed HDMI connector would let the Xbox send audio and video to an HDTV through a single cable, including at the 1080p resolution for protected movies played by Microsoft's HD DVD add-on. Also confirmed is a 120GB hard drive to help cope with the multi-gigabyte videos from the firm's Xbox Video Marketplace.

More details and magazine scans follow after the break.

The new model won't replace the $399 Premium model, according to the story: instead, the special edition will ship for $479 and will compete more directly with the base PlayStation 3 upon its release later in the spring. The 120GB hard disk should also be available separately for under $200 in the same timeframe. [via Kotaku]






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