Microsoft India has announced a special bundle pack for India for the upcoming holiday season, which is being seen as the brand's strategy to gain more customers and push the console ahead of the holidays.
The company is giving customers a better deal with three varieties of Xbox 360 Holiday Value Bundles, in which two of the bundles feature Kinect.
Out of the three, the first one 250GB Core Bundle comes minus Kinect sensor and includes games like Darksiders 2, Batman Arkham City, Halo Reach and Gears of War 3. This bundle will cost Rs. 24,990 ($407) and is also known as Hardcore Gamer bundle.
The other two bundles come with the Kinect sensor and variation in storage capacity. 4GB Xbox 360 will have Kinect included and customers will also be getting FIFA 14, three Kinect Games (Kinect Adventures, Kinect Disneyland and YourShape Fitness Evolved 2013 or Fruit Ninja, Forza Motorsport 4 combo). This bundle will cost Rs. 26,990 ($440).
The third and the final one is the 250GB Xbox 360 with Kinect and this bundle will have games like Minecraft, Kinect Adventures, Dance Central 2, and Kinect Sports. This will be costing Rs. 34,990 ($571).
"This Diwali, we wanted to give you another reason to celebrate. So there it is -- FIFA 14, all yours, absolutely free with the Xbox 360 4GB Kinect Bundle. Also in the bundle, consumers would get three additional Kinect blockbuster games making it the most perfect festive purchase to enjoy with your friends and family," said Anshu Mor, business group lead of Interactive Entertainment Business, Microsoft Corporation India, according to NDTV Gadgets.
Microsoft will be releasing its next-generation video game console, Xbox One on Nov 22, 2013. It is priced at $499/€499/£429. No dates have been announced for release in India but the console might be rolled out in the Indian market in 2014.