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7th lutz
11-12-2007, 09:26 AM
http://www.joystiq.com/2007/11/12/whoops-tesco-sells-xbox-360s-for-33-24/

Apparently someone over at UK retailer Tesco slipped up on the company's online store, because an Xbox 360 bundle normally priced at £340 GBP was selling for just a hair over 33 pounds sterling, long enough for a number of customers to gleefully order the next-gen system at the no-gen price.

Sky News reports that once the payment is accepted, Trading Standards rules in the UK state that the retailer must comply and deliver the product. Numerous payments were accepted for the drastically-reduced Xbox 360 bundle, which also includes Forza Motorsport 2 and Viva Piñata. One crafty consumer successfully ordered 39 consoles, although no orders have yet been delivered.

Despite the rules set forth by Trading Standards, Tesco's site maintains that they do not have to conform to erroneously-marked prices unless they fail to notice before shipment.

jcalder8
11-12-2007, 10:13 AM
That'd be awesome but it isn't a deal until it arrives

Radiac
11-12-2007, 11:29 AM
Yeah, it sounds like they have no intentions of honoring that price.

How do you think homeslice is gonna feel when they send him 39 bundles and charge him regular price?

djbeatmongrel
11-12-2007, 11:36 AM
now i'd finallly buy a 360 at that price...

kaedesdisciple
11-12-2007, 11:40 AM
I think that was just for the "Wireless Entertainment Pack" that just contains the controller, Forza and Viva Pinata. The description didn't say that the console was included, but it would still be a great deal for 34.99 GBP nonetheless.