Here are some Xbox Christmas gifts for that gamer on your list

Robert Collins

The holiday shopping season is entering the home stretch and time is running out to find those perfect Xbox Christmas gifts for that gamer in your life. If at this point you’re still searching for Xbox related gift ideas then look no further, because we’ve got you covered with these gift ideas for Xbox fans.

Xbox Series S holiday discount

Still Image Xbox Series S 5 Horizontal View Console Controller Custom

We recently saw the Xbox Series S drop to its lowest price yet for this year’s Black Friday event. But don’t worry if you missed out, because that discount has been extended through the Christmas shopping season. As of right now (December 19) you can still get the most accessible next-gen gaming console for an incredible $239.99. In other words, that’s $60 off—a 20% discount on the usual MSRP. You can find this discount at various retailers including Walmart, or you can buy from the Microsoft Store.

Xbox Series S
Xbox Series S
Developer: Unknown
Price: $299.99

That’s for a next-gen console, mind you. The all-digital Xbox Series S can deliver up to 120FPS gameplay, HDR, rich 3D sound and up to 1440p resolution. It also supports ray-tracing, ultra-low latency, variable refresh rate, variable rate shading, and includes a 512GB SSD.
But really it’s all about the games, and with Series S you can access hundreds of them—from the latest next-gen blockbusters to backward-compatible titles from all three previous generations of Xbox. This includes hundreds of titles available with Xbox Game Pass.

Countdown Sale game deals

Of course they’ll want some great games to go along with a great console, right? Lucky for them, the Countdown Sale is going on right now with hundreds of discounted games and DLC. You can visit the link to find the entirety of everything on offer with the Countdown Sale—it’s way too much to go into here, but below are just a few of the highlights from the many, many awesome discounts available through the Countdown Sale.

  • Elden Ring—$41.99 (30% off)
  • Forza Horizon 5 plus Hot Wheels Bundle—%51.98 (35% off)
  • Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Edition—$14.99 (50% off)
  • Cyberpunk 2077—$29.99 (50% off)
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla—$19.79 (67% off)
  • Far Cry 6 Game of the Year Edition—$47.99 (60% off)
  • Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands: Chaotic Great Edition—$44.99 (50% off)
  • Need for Speed Unbound—$41.99 (40% off)

And there are other, smaller sales going on out there too. Visit Xbox.com to find out more.

Xbox Gift Cards

Of course you can never go wrong with gift cards, and the rule holds true when it comes to holiday shopping for gamers. Here you can buy gift cards directly from Microsoft and they’ll simply email the code to you. These Xbox Gift Cards can be used by them to buy a gift of their own choosing, be it digital game downloads, apps, movies and TV shows, accessories like Xbox controllers, etc. They can be used at the Microsoft Store, on Windows, and on Xbox.

Xbox Gift Card – Digital Code
Xbox Gift Card – Digital Code
Developer: Unknown
Price: $100.00

Xbox Game Pass

We would be remiss if we neglected to mention Xbox Game Pass here. Give the gift of the best gaming service out there, with hundreds of games in the Game Pass catalog. Buy here on the Xbox Store and simply choose the “Buy as Gift” option when adding it to your cart.

Xbox Game Pass for Console
Xbox Game Pass for Console

Wrap up

We hope this has been helpful in guiding you toward the right Xbox Christmas gifts for this holiday season. There should be something here to please anyone who plays games on Xbox. And if you haven’t joined that community yourself and would like to, there has never been a more affordable time than now.

Featured image via Xbox.com.