Microsoft announced today that the Xbox 360 has sold over one million units across Australia and New Zealand. To celebrate the milestone, they are auctioning off some special Halo edition Xbox 360 consoles to raise money for the David Peachey Foundation through the Xbox Konsoles for Kids Charity Auction.
Pop singer Kelly Rowland kicks off The Xbox Konsoles for Kids Charity Auction today, with her own airbrushed and signed console up for auction. “It’s great to be here to celebrate with Xbox, one million consoles sold is huge!” Rowland says. “What better way to celebrate the one million milestone than by raising money for a great cause, the David Peachey Foundation. All the one-of-a-kind consoles look awesome, so get bidding!”
The airbrushed Xbox 360 consoles will be auctioned off for five weeks from today with several A-List celebrities such as Russell Crowe, Jennifer Hawkins, Kim Kardashian and Hugh Jackman.
There will also be a unique Halo console designed by Oscar-winning, Richard Taylor of New Zealand’s Weta Workshop. The winning amount for the Halo console will be matched dollar for dollar by Microsoft New Zealand for a donation to local charity, Cure Kids.
Signed and airbrushed consoles will be auctioned off from the following celebrities:
Monday 19th April - Friday 23rd April
Russell Crowe, Kelly Rowland, Crystal Console and Halo - Special edition Weta console
Monday 26th April - Friday 30th April
Kim Kardashian, Sass and Bide, Elle McPherson, Jennifer Hawkins
Monday 3rd May - Friday 7th May
Hugh Jackman, Hamish and Andy, Home and Away
Monday 10th May - Friday 14th May
Harry Kewell, Tim Cahill, Usain Bolt and Mark Webber
Monday 17th May - Friday 21st May
Masterchef, Jamie Oliver, Slash
To get started just head over to the official website.
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