In short, it shuts itself down. One NeoGAF member discovered the new error screen and immortalized an inevitable meme by snagging this quick shot.
The new Xbox 360 is the most technologically advanced yet thanks to the CPU and GPU sharing one chip on the 45nm scale. It's quieter, cooler and less energy hungry—sucking half the power of the original.
It's smaller, has more ports, runs quieter and costs the same: $300. It has a 250GB hard drive and built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi. They're shipping the new Xbox 360 to retailers today.
The new Xbox. Oh dear. It's like if Sony designed the Wii. And it even feels a little 2006! Jet black, shiny, glossy, fingerprint-y, except for the Aliens-ish vent on one side. I think I miss the old white Xbox.
Toshiba insiders report that Microsoft's developing a new Xbox 360 with a "new" HD DVD drive (unclear if it's on-board) and a larger hard drive, possibly for any IPTV or DVR efforts coming soon. Also, there's been features thrown around that are unlikely to make it into the final product, such as dual HDTV tuners…