Xbox 360 Fanboy is reporting that a "source close to Microsoft's marketing department" is running their mouth today about not only a US$199 price cut for the console, but a motion controller pack being released in a couple of months.
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The PlayStation 3 officially gets its second price cut in less than a year.
Microsoft confirmed previous rumors on Monday that two free games will be bundled with holiday Xbox 360 packages.
Sony announced last Friday that it will begin selling a 40GB PS3 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Australia/NZ in October for US$562.
According to Microsoft, Xbox 360 sales have more than doubled since Halo 3's release on September 25. Additionally, the game attracted almost three million players to Xbox Live.
Rumors of a cheaper 40GB PS3 first surfaced in <a href="http://www.gamepro.com/news.cfm?article_id=133528">early September</a> after an insider source claimed it was coming. Later in the month, Sky News revealed the <a href="http://www.gamepro.com/news.cfm?article_id=135849">alleged manufacturer</a> of the new model.
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