Microsoft’s Countdown sale starts today, save big on select games, apps, more

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Microsoft has just kicked off its Xbox Countdown sale today, which it previously teased this week as its “biggest sale ever.” For 19 days, you will be able to take advantage of cool discounts on Xbox games, apps, movies and TV shows, though be aware that some of the the discounts have been previously available on Black Friday.

Furthermore, Xbox One owners will be able to enjoy daily deals each day: the first game to be selected is Life is Strange, which complete season can be purchased today for just $6.60 (or $5 for Xbox Live Gold subscribers). A lot of AAA games are also being discounted starting today and we’ve highlighted the most interesting items below.

Xbox Play Anywhere games

Xbox One Games


Xbox 360 games

Windows Store Apps

You can get the full list of discounted games on the Xbox website or the Xbox Store on your console. Be aware that these first discounts will only be available through December 28, after that a second wave of discounts will be available for a week starting December 29.

The Windows Store is also offering discount on select albums, movies and TV shows starting today and you can check the full list on your Windows device or on this dedicated page. As a reminder, Microsoft also unveiled various holiday-themed collections of music, movies, TV shows and apps in the Windows Store earlier this week. Let us know in the comments what do you plan to purchase during Microsoft’s latest big sale in 2016.

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