Microsoft has revealed the pricing of its first-party Xbox 360 peripherals, showing a fully kitted out range at what are industry-standard prices.
The fill list reads:
Faceplates - GBP 14.99 / 19.99 Euro
Controller (wired) - GBP 24.99 / 37.99 Euro
Component HD-AV Cable - GBP 19.99 / 29.99 Euro
Hard Drive (20GB) - GBP 69.99 / 99.99 Euro
Memory Unit (64MB) - GBP 22.99 / 34.99 Euro
Wireless Controller - GBP 32.99 / 44.99 Euro
Play & Charge Kit (recharges Wireless Controller during play) - GBP 14.99 / 19.99 Euro
Rechargeable Controller battery pack - GBP 9.99 / 14.99 Euro
Wireless Networking Adapter - GBP 59.99 / 79.99 Euro
Headset - GBP 14.99 / 19.99 Euro
Universal Media Remote - GBP 19.99 / 29.99 Euro
SCART AV Cable - GBP 17.99 / 24.99 Euro
VGA HD-AV Cable - GBP 19.99 / 29.99 Euro
Of course, this means that the actual price of the Xbox 360 core system will be £232/€335, as a memory card is an essential. And although this has caused outrage in some games communities, it’s worth mentioning that every PlayStation, PS2 and GameCube purchase also had this ‘hidden’ charge.