Microsoft announced two limited edition hardware bundles for the Xbox 360 coming to Japan -- an Arcade system packed with Square Enix RPG Star Ocean: The Last Hope
, and a Premium model bundled with Capcom's Resident Evil 5
Scheduled to debut with the game's release on February 19th, the Star Ocean
bundle will sell for ¥24,800 ($263) and will include a copy of the Xbox 360 exclusive game, a soundtrack CD, a faceplate, and special box packaging.
The Resident Evil 5
bundle will ship on March 5th with the game's Japanese release, selling for ¥34,800 ($369). In addition to its 60 GB HDD and 48-hour LIVE Gold membership trial card, the package will come with a copy of the game, a headset, a soundtrack CD, a collector's tin case, a code for downloading an RE5
theme, and a special box design.
Resident Evil 5
will also release for the PlayStation 3 on the same date, but Sony has yet to announce a similar hardware bundle for the survival horror shooter.