E3 2013 Reveals New Xbox 360 Console Model And Introduces Free Games For Gold Members

Emma Flint - Author

Jun. 16 2013, Updated 10:46 a.m. ET

E3 2013 has revealed a new Xbox 360 model.

Many gamers will question the release of the new Xbox 360 model, and will probably put it down to the lack of excitement over the recent E3 teaser trailers for the Xbox One.

To keep the Xbox 360 seamlessly functioning in your family home Microsoft have slimmed down the console and given it a new sleek design.

The new Xbox 360 model is a way of reminding gamers that the Xbox 360 isn’t finished yet. Yusuf Mehdi unveiled the stylish new console which has clearly taken inspiration from the Xbox One.

Luckily the new model Xbox 360 won’t be restricting used games like it’s Xbox One counterpart.

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Slimmer than the previous ‘slim’ Xbox 360, this new model will also be quieter than ever before which means you can further immerse yourself in the beauty of all the games you own.

In addition to the gorgeous remodel, the Xbox 360 will offer even more to their Xbox Live Gold Members by giving them two free games every month, starting with Halo 3 and Assassin’s Creed 2.

These are high demand, popular games that many gamers have had to pay out for, however, when the new Xbox Live Gold Membership programme is launched, players will download these games for free.

This new two game incentive is intended to increase the Gold Membership community by offering players even more prestigious rewards for being such loyal members.

The new Gold Membership programme will be available from July 1st and will be available to both new and current Xbox Live Gold Members.

During the conference it was announced that Xbox live with be carried over from your Xbox 360 to the Xbox One.

This means that, alongside being able to keep all your beloved and hard earned achievements, you will also avoid having to get a separate subscription.

Therefore Xbox gamers will have a simple and seamless transition from one console to another which is unlike anything any console has ever showcased.

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