Xbox 360 offering console trade-ins for Comex 2011
Bargain-hunters in Asia can look forward to the upcoming tech trade show Comex 2011 that will be held at Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore from September 1 to September 4. Microsoft’s Xbox division in Singapore will be setting up a booth at the convention, promising deals aplenty for attendees.
For starters, gamers in Singapore can trade in any single gaming console to save up to S$150 off a new Xbox 360. Gamers can trade in a PS3 for S$140, S$70, and S$60 depending on the console SKU type. Trading in a Wii will net gamers S$120, while trading in a PS2 will net them up to S$55. Attendants who trade in a PlayStation can shave up to S$15 off of a new Xbox 360.
Customers who trade in an old Xbox 360 can get up to S$150 off, while trading in an old Xbox can net them S$60. Attendees who trade in Microsoft’s consoles will receive an additional free 1600 MS points for their troubles.
Customers can also trade in portable consoles for this deal. Trading away a PSP can net gamers up to S$80, while trading in a DS can net them up to S$35. Gamers who trade in their GameBoy Advance systems can get up to S$20, while those who trade in their Gameboy Micros and Gameboy Color systems can get S$15 and S$5 respectively. All TV game consoles must come with controllers, power cords, and AV cables, while all handheld consoles must come with batteries.
In addition, players who pre-order the Gears of War 3 Limited Edition version of the game will get a Gears of War 3 survivor kit worth S$100. The contents of the kit have yet to be disclosed by Microsoft. The Limited Edition contains an Octus award box, an Octus service medal, an unlockable Adam Fenix character for use in the game’s multiplayer mode, a Fenix family memento, a fabric COG flag. However, the Epic Edition of the game is nowhere to be found in this Comex booth deal.
Gamers can also purchase two games from their booth at S$99. The games eligible for this deal are Kinectimals, Dance Central, Kinect Sports, Kinect Joyride, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved, Motion Sports, Fighters Uncaged, Michael Jackson: The Experience, and Child of Eden.