Sponsored By

Microsoft has announced a new UK promotion offering five free movies with the purchase of an Xbox 360 HD-DVD player, from a selection of Warner Brothers, Universal, Dreamworks and Paramount titles including Troy, Full Metal Jacket, Corpse Bride.

Leigh Alexander, Contributor

October 19, 2007

1 Min Read

Microsoft has announced a promotion in the UK with several film studios to offer five HD-DVD movie titles free with the purchase of an Xbox 360 HD-DVD player from now until January 31st, 2008. Through the promotion, customers who buy the HD-DVD player will be able to choose from 13 major film titles from studios including Warner Brothers, Universal, Dreamworks and Paramount. The titles on offer are: Serenity, The Chronicles of Riddick, Hulk, Children of Men, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Troy, Full Metal Jacket, Corpse Bride, The Prestige, Swordfish, Black Rain, Dreamgirls and World Trade Center. To receive their movies, customers send in a form, along with the barcode of their new HD-DVD player and Microsoft says the HD-DVDs should arrive within 28 business days. The promotion is only available in the UK. Commenting on the deal, Stephen McGill, head of Gaming and Entertainment for Microsoft UK said: "The HD-DVD player for Xbox 360 gives customers a high quality and affordable way to enjoy state-of-the-art HD-DVD movies. We’re delighted to enable everyone to enjoy the technology to the full and offer some fantastic movie releases, completely free."

About the Author(s)

Leigh Alexander


Leigh Alexander is Editor At Large for Gamasutra and the site's former News Director. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Variety, Slate, Paste, Kill Screen, GamePro and numerous other publications. She also blogs regularly about gaming and internet culture at her Sexy Videogameland site. [NOTE: Edited 10/02/2014, this feature-linked bio was outdated.]

Daily news, dev blogs, and stories from Game Developer straight to your inbox

You May Also Like