Lunar New Year Xbox Series S sweepstakes now live

Lunar New Year Xbox Series S Hero
Lunar New Year Xbox Series S Hero (Image credit: Microsoft)

What you need to know

  • Limited edition Lunar New Year-themed Xbox Series S and controller were revealed by Microsoft Friday.
  • Only 15 consoles and controllers have been made, and fans can enter to win.
  • Sweepstakes are restricted to ages 18+, and you can enter via Twitter.

Microsoft has revealed a limited edition Xbox Series S and official controller, themed after the Lunar New Year. Partnering with Chinese illustrator "Bu2ma," the red-colored pairing is stylized with traditional characters showcasing the Year of the Tiger. Only 15 of these controller and console pairings have been made, so fans can enter a sweepstakes to get their hands on one.

U.S.-based participants 18 years old and over can enter for the chance to win by taking part in the Xbox Twitter sweepstakes. Follow the official Xbox account and retweet the relevant post between 10 a.m. PT on Friday, Jan. 21 and 10 p.m. PT on Thursday, Feb. 3. Anybody in an "Xbox Live supported region" can enter the sweepstakes, so visit the Xbox website to find out if you qualify.

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Fans living in China will have the opportunity to enter by participating in sweepstakes on Chinese social media platforms Wechat and bilibili, starting on Jan. 25.

There have been a number of limited edition consoles and controllers since the Xbox Series X|S launched at the end of 2020, including the Halo Infinite Limited Edition bundle and a 20th Anniversary controller.

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