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SURPRISE! My fiancee got me a Halo Reach Xbox 360!

Discussion in 'Games' started by Valyn, Aug 22, 2010.

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  1. Valyn

    Valyn Jedi Master star 8

    Mar 2, 2002
    She just told me today that she preordered the limited edition 360 slim Halo Reach bundle pack for me!

    [blockquote]* Built-in Wi-Fi: The new Xbox 360 is the only console with 802.11n Wi-Fi built-in for a faster and easier connection to Xbox LIVE. Stream HD movies and TV or download games from Xbox LIVE in 1080p and 5.1 surround sound from anywhere in the house.* Compatible with b/g/n networks.
    * Xbox LIVE: Xbox LIVE® brings a world of entertainment to you. Instantly stream movies and TV from Netflix in crystal-clear HD, or download game add-ons like new levels, characters, maps and songs. Easily jump right into online multiplayer fun and play along with friends around the world. Plus, get your favorite music from, connect with friends on Facebook® and post Tweets on Twitter. Xbox LIVE is your connection to more games, entertainment and fun.*
    * 250GB hard drive: The internal, removable 250GB hard drive offers plenty of space to save games, HD TV and movies, music, pictures, game add-ons, demos and more.
    * Kinect ready: Featuring a dedicated, specialized port to connect seamlessly with the Kinect Sensor.*
    * Two Xbox 360 wireless controllers: This award-winning, high performance wireless controller is custom-designed to match the console, and features a range of up to 30 feet and a battery life of 30 hours on two AA batteries.
    * Xbox 360 headset (black): Chat with friends on Xbox LIVE, or team up and jump in with multiplayer game play.
    * More ports: Connect more accessories and storage solutions with added USB ports. Now with a total of five (three back/two front) you?ll find more places to plug and play. Plus, in addition to the standard Ethernet port and HDMI output, we?ve added an integrated optical audio out port for an easier connection to the booming sound of your A/V receiver.
    * Halo: Reach game: Halo®: Reach, developed exclusively for Xbox 360, by acclaimed developer Bungie, is the blockbuster prequel to the landmark Halo video games franchise. Halo is one of the biggest video games series in history, and is the top selling franchise on Xbox. Halo: Reach is the culmination of 10 years of award winning Halo games that have raised expectations for what can be achieved in a video game.

    As awesome as this is, I still can't believe the price. $399!

    I told her where she went, etc. She said that she went to GameStop and they told her that if we trade in my Halo 3 edition Xbox 360 (with controller) she'll get $50 towards the purchase.

    As cool as I think the 360slim is, I don't think that the trade-in value for my current 360 should only be a meager $50...So I'm thinking of telling her to keep her money and I'll keep my Halo 3 Xbox.

    At any rate, should I decide to let her go ahead with this, how do I go about transferring the data from my current Xbox to the new one?
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