Microsoft offers British Xbox 360 HD-DVD player purchasers five free movies.

Microsoft has announced an England-only promotion with Hollywood’s leading film studios that will offer five HD-DVD movies completely free when you buy the Xbox 360 HD-DVD player at an estimated retail price of £114.99.

From now until the January 31, 2008, anyone who purchases the Xbox 360 HD-DVD player for the Xbox 360 console will be able to choose from 13 major films from studios including Warner Brothers, Universal, Dreamworks and Paramount. To receive their movies, customers simply send in a form, along with the barcode of their new HD-DVD player, and Microsoft will ensure they are sent their HD-DVDs within 28 working days.

Stephen McGill, Head of Gaming and Entertainment for Microsoft U.K., said, “The HD-DVD player for Xbox 360 gives customers a high-quality and affordable way to enjoy state-of-the-art HD-DVD movies. We’re delighted to enable everyone to enjoy the technology to the full and offer some fantastic movie releases, completely free.”

The titles available are: Serenity, The Chronicles of Riddick, Hulk, Children of Men, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Troy, Full Metal Jacket, Corpse Bride, The Prestige, Swordfish, Black Rain, Dreamgirls and Word Trade Center.

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