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Microsoft has launched the Xbox 360 in the Indian market. The IT major

also announced a new gaming title around cricket, the Yuvraj Singh International

Cricket 2007, which has been created specifically to cater to the tastes of the

Indian gaming market.

The Xbox 360 system will come fully loaded with a 20GB detachable hard drive

for storing music, video and games, a wireless controller, a media remote

control and a component HD-AV cable for connecting to component and composite

television inputs, an Ethernet cable and batteries. The new games on Xbox 360

that will be available at launch include Kameo, Perfect Dark Zero, PGR 3, Dead

or Alive 4, Ninety Nights, Table Tennis and Top Spin Two.

Microsoft's Xbox 360

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and cricketer Yuvraj Singh have been signed on as
the Brand Ambassadors for Xbox 360 in India, a Microsoft statement said.

The Yuvraj Singh International Cricket 2007 will feature Yuvraj Singh, providing
gamers a real-life experience of playing for and against the teams of their


Peter Moore, corporate vice president, Interactive Entertainment Business,
Microsoft Entertainment and Devices Division, said, “The Xbox 360 with its

strong portfolio of gaming titles and limitless possibilities will appeal to

Indian gamers across multiple genres and equip them to explore new entertainment


On the Xbox 360 India launch, Mohit Anand, country manager, Microsoft
Entertainment and Devices Division, India, said, “It gives the most realistic

cinematic games experiences and brand new ways to play and have fun. All in all,

the Xbox 360 is a total home entertainment solution. Xbox 360 is definitely a

must-have for Indian gamers who want to get on to the collaborative

entertainment environment like their counterparts in other parts of the


“The big news is the launch of the cricket game that has been conceptualized
and designed in sync with the preferences of the Indian gamers. In the months

ahead, we will continue to introduce new titles that will enhance the overall

gaming experience with the Xbox 360,” he added.