Microsoft bundles 12 months Xbox Live Gold with annual Office 365 subscriptions

Microsoft is offering 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions for free with Office 365 Home Premium and University annual subscriptions, as well as the physical boxed products. All purchases before September 28th will be eligible for the free Xbox Live upgrade. If you're yet to get the new Office suite and own an Xbox, now is a perfect opportunity to get stuck in.

You'll be able to redeem your Xbox Live code by signing in with the same Microsoft account that has the Office subscription activated. It's a sweet deal and will save some money in the long run, plus you're getting the full Office suite.

The offer is available from today in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom. Update: If you're in the United States you too can take advantage of this! See the details here for the US. If you guys are abroad, check the official details here. Thanks for the clarification David!

Source: TNW

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