Microsoft continues to push Xbox One S as a low cost holiday alternative with four new bundles
Gaming consoles should once again be top selling items this holiday, and Microsoft is getting ready with four new 500GB Xbox One S bundles to be available at select retailers including Microsoft Stores. For Minecraft fans, there is a new Minecraft Complete Adventure Bundle, not to be confused with the Minecraft Limited Edition bundle featuring a gorgeous custom-designed console. In addition, you’ll find the Xbox One S Rocket League Blast-Off Bundle, the Xbox One S Ultimate Halo Bundle and the Xbox One S Starter bundle, which includes no games but three months of Xbox live Gold + Xbox Games Pass.
You can read more details about these four new bundles below:
- The 500 GB Xbox One S Minecraft Complete Adventure Bundle ($279/£229 /€279) includes download codes for Minecraft, the Minecraft Explorer’s pack and Minecraft: Story Mode Season 1, as well as three months of Xbox Live Gold plus one month of Xbox Games Pass.
- The 500GB Xbox One S Rocket League Blast-Off Bundle (£229/€279) includes a download code for Rocket League, three months go Xbox Live Gold plus one month of Xbox Games Pass
- The 500GB Xbox One S Ultimate Halo Bundle ($279, Walmart exclusive) includes download codes for both Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection, as well as one month of Xbox Games Pass plus a 14-day Xbox Live Gold Trial.
- As said above, the 500GB Xbox One S Starter Bundle ($279/£229/€279) only comes with three months of Xbox Games Pass as well as Xbox Live Gold.
If you’re not interested in the $499 Xbox One X, Microsoft is still selling many other Xbox One S bundles with Forza Horizon 3, Battlefield 1, Madden NFL 18 and more recent games, and you can see the full list of options on the Xbox website. However, you may want to wait for the holiday season to really kick off as it’s guaranteed that all these bundles will be discounted at some point.Further reading: Xbox One, Xbox One S Bundle