As the holidays approach, Microsoft has introduced a ‘limited-time promotional offer’ for the Xbox One in the United States. You can now get $50 off the Xbox One console or any special edition bundle. This promotion starts today and ends January 3rd, 2015.
“Fans don’t have to wait for Black Friday this year to enjoy great savings on Xbox One. We’re offering our best price yet, with unprecedented choices and value, so more people can play on Xbox One this holiday,” said Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president, Microsoft. “We’re gearing up for one of our biggest holidays ever and we are thrilled to offer fans up to $150 in savings on Xbox One and some of the biggest blockbuster games of the season.”
You can snag these deals at major retailers in the US, including Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Microsoft Stores, Target, Toys ‘R Us and Walmart. These are the special edition bundles that you can now get for $50 cheaper:
- The Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Bundle for $349 ERP and Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Bundle with Kinect for $449 ERP features what is shaping up to be the biggest, most intense Assassin’s Creed game to date: Assassin’s Creed Unity as well as Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag on Xbox One. The Xbox OneAssassin’s Creed Bundle with Kinect also includes Dance Central Spotlight.
- The Xbox One Special Edition Sunset Overdrive Bundle, available in limited quantities now, features a sleek white console and wireless controller, a digital copy of the game, and special Day One edition in-game items – available for $349 ERP.
- The Xbox One Limited Edition Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Bundle for $449 ERP available starting Nov. 3, features a 1TB hard drive, custom console, custom controller and Limited Edition exoskeleton, plus a digital copy of the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition.
For example, you can snag the Xbox One (without Kinect) for $349 after the $50 discount. However, you can simply purchase the Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Bundle or the Xbox One Special Edition Sunset Overdrive Bundle for the same price of $349.
“We want this to be an unforgettable holiday season for Xbox fans around the world,” said Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox. “Only on Xbox One can you play some of the most anticipated exclusives, newest blockbuster franchises and innovative independent games of the year. We’re pleased to start the season off early with an incredible portfolio that includes millions of hours of fun for gamers and their friends.”
Microsoft is looking to jumpstart the holiday shopping season with this decent price discount on the Xbox One. Are you planning on purchasing a brand new Xbox One for a loved one? Let us know in the comments below!Further reading: Kinect, Microsoft, Xbox One