To celebrate the release of the Xbox 360's newest RPG title, Trusty Bell (known as Eternal Sonata outside of Japan), Microsoft is releasing a special Xbox 360 bundle pack. The bundle will include the Xbox 360 Core System, a wired controller, all of the standard AV cables, a free month-long Xbox Live gold membership, and of course, a copy of Trusty Bell. Packaged in a green box with Trusty Bell artwork, the package is officially called the Xbox 360 Core System Trusty Bell Chopan no Yume Premium Pack. Those who buy the bundle will also receive a bonus soundtrack CD, which is also available to people who pre-order the title.
Last year, Microsoft launched a similar campaign for Blue Dragon, and sold it for the very reasonable price of 29,800 yen (or around US$250) for the system and game. No price has been set for the Trusty Bell package yet. Trusty Bell has a scheduled Japanese release date of June 14, and North America will be seeing this title sometime in 2007.