After being the first major retailer to release info on the PS3 Slim
before Sony itself had announced the system, Amazon Germany
is at it again, outing a 250GB Xbox 360 model for 280 euros ($379). An eagle-eyed Engadget
tipster spotted the listing, which includes two wireless controllers and a copy of Forza Motorsport 3
in addition to the massively embiggened
Since Forza 3
won't be hitting shelves until October 23 in Europe, it stands to reason that this listing represents a deal still a few months off, though Microsoft could very feasibly release this new SKU (sans accessories) earlier. On the subject of new Xbox bundles, Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg told us in an interview yesterday
that, "I'm sure there will be different offers depending on where you go and what time of the year it is." Looks like we've found at least one bundle so far! We've contacted Microsoft for comment and will update this post when we know more.