Given that some retailers are taking preorders for Microsoft's forthcoming gaming console, the Kinect, for as much as £200, it does make sense to buy an Xbox 360 console bundle simply because you can actually preorder such a package right now.
As we reported during the weekend, the Kinect is selling for more than £200 on Ebay and on Amazon and most big online retailers (Play, Tesco, Asda and Shopto) have stopped taking preorders of the device.
As it stands, buying the Xbox 360 4GB console with a Kinect and the Kinect Adventures game can cost you as little as £239.85 with free delivery from Shopto.net, a saving of £10.14. What's more, the online retailer says that they will give you £3 if you don't receive the package by the 10th of November 2010.
The 250GB model costs an additional £50 and adds more onboard storage to augment the gaming console's capabilities.
The Kinect is expected to be one of the best selling gaming products ahead of Christmas and will go on sale on the 11th of November nationwide.