Rumored a while back, Capcom has now officially announced a Xbox 360 Bundle for Resident Evil 5 which contains an Red Xbox 360 Elite, a copy of the game and more.
Rumored a while back, this is exactly what the bundle would exactly turn out to be. The bundle will be out on Friday the 13th of March 2009, day and date as the release of the game itself.
Full contents of the bundle and press release below.
The full bundle will include:
Red Xbox 360 Elite with 120GB (with an NXE theme for RE5 included in the HDD)
A Copy of Resident Evil 5
Limited Edition Red Wireless Controller
Black Wired Headset
Free Voucher for Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
Microsoft Announces Exclusive Red Xbox 360® Resident Evil Limited Edition Console
In celebration of the landmark “Resident Evil” franchise coming to Xbox 360 for the first time, Microsoft unveiled today an Xbox 360® Resident Evil Limited Edition Console Bundle. Available the same day “Resident Evil 5” ships to store shelves, Friday, March 13, Xbox 360 fans will be able to pick up the bundle featuring an exclusive red Xbox 360.
Fans will enjoy the same premium Xbox 360 Elite experience at an even greater value with a copy of “Resident Evil 5,” matching Limited Edition red Wireless Controller, black Xbox 360 Headset, a 120 GB Hard Drive, exclusive premium “Resident Evil 5” theme (download via Xbox LIVE) and much more all included for the price of $399 (ERP). Supplies are very limited, so “Resident Evil” fans will want to pre-order theirs today.
With the release of “Resident Evil 5” and the special edition red console, the game has found a new home on Xbox 360. The new two-player cooperative experience in “Resident Evil 5” is a perfect fit for Xbox LIVE.* With 17 million members and growing, Xbox LIVE connects “Resident Evil” fans and their new red Xbox 360 consoles to their friends on the couch or across the globe. To further provide a taste of the full entertainment experience available on Xbox LIVE, fans will also receive a bonus card to download the hit Xbox LIVE Arcade title from Capcom, “Super Street Fighter® ll Turbo HD Remix.”