They opened at midnight and were met with "amazing demand" as the new leaner and much quieter Xbox 360 hardware got snapped up.
"At midnight, over 400 GAME and Gamestation stores opened across the UK to allow our customers to get their hands on the new Xbox 360," said GAME PR boss Neil Ashurst, reports . The US has had it on sale a few weeks now.
"There has been amazing demand for the new version of this ever-popular console," he continued. "There was a fantastic atmosphere in our stores as hundreds of people queued to be one of the first to play on the new console."
The new SKU has a dedicated power port for the Kinect camera, as otherwise you need to feed it a separate line from the mains when it releases this November. The Xbox 360 includes a 250GB HDD as of standard and is cooler and quieter in operation.
Have you been chomping at the bit to get the new sleek and sexy Xbox 360?