New Xbox 360 Bundle Launches in South Africa

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We may not be getting any more price cuts anytime soon, however we received a press release from Microsoft notifying us that a new Xbox 360 bundle will be available from April 1st.

The new bundle will contain an Xbox 360 Pro 60GB, as well as both Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box as well as Trivial Pursuit. The estimated retail price for the bundle is set at R3,799.00.

Not too shabby I’d say, full press release after the jump.

Johannesburg – 25th March, 2009 – Microsoft today announces a limited edition Xbox 360 bundle, featuring an Xbox 360 60GB Pro with two games from EA – Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box and Hasbro-inspired TRIVIAL PURSUIT. Available in stores across South Africa from 1st April 2009, the bundle represents great value at an Estimated Retail Price (ERP) of R3, 799.00 a value add well in excess of approx. R800, 00.

Welcome to Paradise!

Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box, the latest offering from the Burnout series thrusts the player into Paradise City, the ultimate driving playground set in a vast open-world that will push your driving and riding skills to the limit. The Ultimate Box features all the additional game add-on content and updates released following the games launch, all on one disc.

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Nothing Trivial About It

Since its official launch in 1982, Hasbro’s TRIVIAL PURSUIT game has tested the wits of families and friends across the globe. The bundled Xbox 360 version now brings the party to the living room TV with dynamic visuals, new questions and question types. Players can connect with friends in classic TRIVIAL PURSUIT mode, hone their knowledge with the single player mode, and gather their friends and bet on their brains with the high stakes mode where every answer counts.

“This bundle offers families a great opportunity to bring the exciting multimedia entertainment capabilities of the Xbox 360 into their homes,” said John Press, Product Marketing Manager -Entertainment and Devices, Microsoft South Africa. “At fantastic value for families looking to save money by staying in, this offers high quality home entertainment right out of the box.”

Last Updated: March 26, 2009

Nick De Bruyne

Video games writer, editor and critic since ’08. Living and breathing video games, movies and cars since the 80s. Follow me on Twitter if you love tons of gaming talk, and @pennyworthrevs for fun stuff and links.

  • Q121

    Thats actually not that badly priced…. Would be nice if they could throw in another controller. :pirate:

  • easy

    R700 cheaper than the competition’s bundle, except you get a bigger hdd and more features with the dearer console.
    maybe sony’s pricing is not totally unjustified… just putting it out there :biggrin:

  • Fox1

    Too expensive 🙁

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