It looks like Microsoft is saving a few cents by no longer including a HDMI cord when you purchase an Xbox 360 Elite. Call it cheap (which it is), but the penny-pinching manoeuvre goes along with rumours of the Elite dropping from $US400 to $US300. Nothing softens the blow of a $US100 price drop like hoarding a giant stash of cords, after all. [Kotaku]
Xbox 360 Elite No Longer Including HDMI Cable
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