22nd March 2010 - From today, Microsoft is shipping the new Xbox 360 Easter pack, which offers more value than ever. For the same price of $449*RRP, the Xbox 360 Elite console now comes with two highly acclaimed Xbox 360 exclusives: “Halo 3: ODST” and “Forza Motorsport 3.” The Xbox 360 Elite Easter pack is perfect for those who want a premium gaming and entertainment experience.
Developed exclusively for Xbox 360 by acclaimed developer Bungie, “Halo 3: ODST” lets players experience the fateful events leading up to the epic story told in “Halo 3” through the eyes of an ODST (Orbital Drop Shock Trooper), as well as play the new “Firefight” cooperative multiplayer mode. Additionally, “Halo 3: ODST” contains the complete “Halo 3” multiplayer experience on a separate game disc, including all 24 multiplayer maps. As an added bonus, the “Halo 3: ODST” game disc grants access to the upcoming “Halo: Reach” multiplayer beta on Xbox LIVE, which begins May 3rd. Anyone who purchases the Xbox 360 Elite Easter pack will have the opportunity to join this highly anticipated beta test on Xbox LIVE and experience a sampling of the multiplayer modes in “Halo: Reach,” which launches this spring.
The highest-rated racing game of this console generation, “Forza Motorsport 3” makes it possible for everyone to experience the thrill of some of the world’s most exotic and exquisite cars. Be part of a realistic racing experience, as you take the wheel of more than 400 of the most beloved cars on over 100 renowned real-world tracks and exotic road courses from around the globe. The “Forza Motorsport” online community is also alive and thriving, as players compete on Xbox LIVE, sell and swap their custom Liveries and tuning set-ups via their personalised Storefronts and the Auction House, and share videos, photos and paint designs with friends. With new Game Add-ons set to be released every month, this award-winning driving experience is only going to get better in 2010.
The Xbox 360 Elite Autumn pack includes a 120GB Hard Drive that offers the storage to download games, the latest demos, movies, music and more straight to your Xbox 360 console through Xbox LIVE, and is available while supplies last.