Free Xbox 360
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Xbox 360 Elite. If you prefer an Xbox 360 Premium or Free Xbox Live Gold Membership then choose your prefered option from the left. Don't
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Once signed up just complete one of the offers (you will be able to see these offers once signed up). Many are free, usually entailing a trial such as DVD rentals. Some
require a small deposit of around £5 ($8) – still not bad going for a free Xbox
Get some friends to sign up and complete an offer. The number required depends on the type of Xbox you've chosen - an Xbox Elite will need a few more as it is more expensive.
Once they have completed an offer they will also be able to refer friends and get an Xbox for themselves - a great incentive to get them to sign up.
About the Xbox 360
The Xbox 360 is the second games console from Microsoft. It was unveiled on during May 2005 and hit the shelves in November that year, selling out completely upon launch.
The Xbox 360 is currently available in two versions, the Arcade and the Elite (with the Premium model no longer available) and has sold around 30 million consoles have been sold. A new slim Xbox 360 is due to be released over the next few months. A slim Xbox 360 Elite will be the first to be released with a slim Xbox 360 Arcade coming later in the year.
The Xbox 360 uses an IBM Xenon processor which shares it basic architecture with the PS3's Cell Processor, although the numerous processing elements employed in the Sony
console have been reduced. The graphical power is provided by ATI using technology developed for there PC based graphics cards. The unit used in the Xbox 360 is called Xenos.
Most of the Xbox 360 consoles come with a built in hard drive for storing games data and downloaded material. These drives range from 20Gb through to 120Gb depending on the
model. Only the base Arcade versions do not come with a hard drive and as a result feature 512MB of flash memory instead. The Xbox 360 uses a regular DVD drive for loading
software and playing movies. A add on HD-DVD drive was produced, allowing users to watch high definition movies on their machine. Due to the formats demise the units are now
difficult to obtain. The Xbox 360 also supports video files based on the VC-1, WMV HD, H.263 and H.264 MPEG-4 specifications.
The Xbox 360 features wireless controllers using the infrared technology. The unit can support up to four wireless controllers and three wired controllers at any one time.
Online gaming in the Xbox 360 is conducted through Microsoft's Xbox Live portal which is a paid for service unlike Sony's PlayStation Network which is free for all registered
users. The console has a build in Ethernet network connection. A wireless connection requires an additional adaptor available at extra cost.
The Xbox 360 has two memory card slots capable of reading and writing to the systems bespoke type of memory. It also has three USB2 ports, two on the front and one on the back
of the console. Video and audio connection are provided by way of an HDMI connection and optical digital sound output. The HDMI port can also carry sound signals so long as the
receiving equipment is capable of processing the data.
The Xbox360 represents the cutting edge of current games console technology with its wireless control system and high definition graphics. Get your free Xbox 360
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