Japan's retail shelves will soon be the long-term home to four Xbox 360 options, just in case someone happens to wander to the back of the video game section. A 250GB Xbox sans Kinect will be available sometime before the end of the year (which doesn't leave much shipping time!) for 29,800.

Previously, buyers were limited to the choice of a 4GB model with or without a Kinect, or a 250GB bundle with Kinect. That added Kinect really isn't doing anything for sales. The good news here is that if you are in Japan and decide to pick one of these up, you should be able to find a cheap copy of Final Fantasy XIII-2 to go with it.

http://www.joystiq.com/2011/12/27/25...omes-to-japan/