Not that it was a well kept secret; but Microsoft has released details on the April 29 release of the new Xbox 360 Elite.
Most of the rumors were correct:
- Retail $479
- 120GB Hard Drive
- HDMI Port & Cable
- Black Finish Console & AccessoriesSome rumors were wrong:
- No Special Content – so, Halo 3 will NOT be an "Elite" exclusive!
- No HD-DVD standard
You CAN upgrade your existing Xbox 360’s Hard Drive.Existing Xbox 360 users can purchase the 120GB drive as a $180 upgrade. It comes with a migration cable to move your data to the new drive. Then simply swap drives.You CAN NOT migrate from the Xbox 360 to the Xbox 360 Elite . . . yet!Currently there is no ability to migrate existing Xbox 360 owners to the new Xbox 360 Elite console . . . but they are working on it!You CAN separate the audio from the HDMI Cable.For home theater owners, a special HDMI adapter is included to separate audio into optical or composite outputs.