Microsoft Announce European Xbox 360 Launch Line –

Microsoft today announced that 15 Xbox 360 games, spanning all the popular genres, and 13 Xbox 360 accessories will be available when the system launches in Europe on 2 December.

The games line-up in full

Amped 3

Call of Duty 2

Condemned Criminal Origins

FIFA 06 Road to FIFA World Cup

GUN

Kameo Elements of Power

Perfect Dark Zero

Peter Jackson’s King Kong

Madden NFL 06

NBA Live 06

Need for Speed Most Wanted

Project Gotham Racing 3

Quake 4

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06

Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland

The accesories line-up in full

Xbox 360 Hard Drive (20 GB)

Xbox 360 Memory Unit (64 MB)

Xbox 360 Faceplate

Xbox 360 Wireless Controller

Xbox 360 Controller

Xbox 360 Play & Charge Kit

Xbox 360 Rechargeable Battery Pack

Xbox 360 Wireless Networking Adapter

Xbox 360 Headset

Xbox 360 Universal Media Remote

Xbox 360 Component HD AV Cable

Xbox 360 Advanced AV Cable

Xbox 360 VGA HD AV Cable

The powerful pipeline of spectacular Xbox 360 games – all optimised for high-definition game play – doesn’t stop at launch. Great games such as Dead or Alive 4, The Elder Scrolls Oblivion and Ridge Racer 6 will light up store shelves in the weeks after launch and beyond.

“The next generation of gaming begins on 2 December in Europe, and there has never been a more exciting time to be a gamer. Xbox 360 will deliver mind-blowing experiences across multiple genres, no matter what your personal gaming preferences are. We’re excited to be able to confirm this diverse games line-up for day one, but it’s only the beginning. Gamers everywhere will be overwhelmed with the pipeline of amazing Xbox 360 games yet to come.” said Chris Lewis, regional vice president, EMEA, Home and Entertainment Division, Microsoft

Adding to the line up of launch day titles, Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 will offer between 12-15 bite-sized game titles on day one. With Xbox Live Arcade, casual and hardcore gamers alike will find a wide variety of game genres for download, spanning action arcade titles such as Geometry Wars Retro Evolved and Mutant Storm Reloaded, coin-op and retro classics such as Xbox Live multiplayer-enabled Joust and Gauntlet, puzzle games such as Hexic HD and Bejeweled 2, casual sports games such as Bankshot Billiards 2, light strategy titles such as Outpost Kaloki, and card and board games such as Hardwood Backgammon and Hardwood Hearts. Each Xbox Live Arcade game includes a free downloadable trial version so game players can try before they buy.