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Xbox 360 Drops to $255 w/ 2 Free Games

Microsoft Japan, trying to rebound from a dismal performance in the past year with just over 150,000 consoles sold, has reduced the price of the Xbox 360 while adding an incentive for gamers in the Land of the Rising Sun to pick up their next-generation console. The system has dropped in Japan to roughly $255, $85 less than before and $45 less than the cheapest American Xbox 360 model. The core system will come without a hard drive but will have the extra sweet incentive of being both under $300 and coming with two free games: Project Gotham Racing 3 (8.6 out of 10 from Game Freaks 365) and Ninety-Nine Nights (5 out of 10 from Game Freaks 365). American and European gamers will not have the opportunity for such a great deal, according to GameSpot, though the price of the Xbox 360 has reduced in Britain.