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Earlier it was reported that a matte finish was coming to the Xbox 360 250GB hard drive configuration, and that is indeed true, but some construed that to mean the glossy case still would be in production. It ain't.


Matte 250GB slims will arrive on shelves in the coming weeks, writes the Xbox community manager Major Nelson. Glossy ones are effectively over, except for special designs like Gears of War 3 or the Star Wars Kinect Xboxes.

Wii, however, will still distribute in a dust-catching finish.

The Official Word on the Glossy Xbox 360 [Major Nelson]

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