Best time to buy a 360?

Is there ever a bad time? Well several pretty good deals expire this month, so it might pay to do your Christmas shopping earlier rather than later. Speaking of the Christmas rush, with all this focus on Microsoft's stated goal of 10 million consoles shipped by year end, shouldn't there be a special prize for the soul who takes home that shimmering 10 millionth Xbox 360 and makes Robbie Bach's holiday?

This article was originally published on Joystiq.