Quebecor Inc.'s Videotron unit on Wednesday announced the availability of a new high-definition, multi-room PVR that records up to eight shows at a time. The company said in a press release the device is called X8, and its website said it's available for $399 to purchase for those that subscribe to the company's Custom 5 TV package, priced at $37 a month, or one of a higher value. Videotron spokesman Youann Blouin said in an email that the PVR that's provided for free with a TV subscription records two shows at a time. Rogers Communications Inc.'s website shows that its NextBox 3.0 records eight shows at a time and is available for $502.49 to purchase, $25.07 a month to rent or $17.59 a month if renting to own. Shaw Communication's Inc.'s Gateway Whole Home HDPVR records six shows at a time and starts at $498 to purchase, rents for $25 a month or is $14 a month on a rent-to-own plan, according to its website.