Confirmed: Woolworths slashes Xbox price to £130

Pre-Xmas price war hots up as Xbox 360 goes cheap as chips

 130 for Xbox 360 Arcade at Woolworth s this Xmas

Woolworths is set to sell the Xbox 360 Arcade model for £130 this coming Christmas according to leaked scans from its Xmas 08 catalogue.

The image you see right here was sent to Engadget from "a supposed Woolworth's employee".

TechRadar has spoken with a number of retail sources in the UK that have verified that the price cut is imminent 'across the board'.

Bloody price war

The news follows reports earlier this week that Morrisons is starting a 'bloody price war' in the games division, according to respected trade organ MCV.

TechRadar has polled a number of other major game retailers in the UK including HMV,, Tesco, Blockbuster, GAME, Gamestation and more, so stay tuned for updates.

"It's great news for both casual and hardcore gamers alike," says Rob Taylor, deputy editor of Xbox 360 World magazine.

Xbox 360. Almost as cheap as ACTUAL CHIPS this Christmas…