What you need to know
- Microsoft is discounting hardware and software for E3 2019.
- The company officially announced the purple Fortnite Xbox One S.
- The console will be available for purchase on June 7.
- You can reserve yours through the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).
Every year, Microsoft discounts hardware and software for E3. This year is no different. Starting June 7, you'll be able to purchase an Xbox One X for $100 less, but the discounts don't end there. Even new consoles like the "Xbox One S Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition Bundle" will be reduced by $50.
The new Xbox One S Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition Bundle includes a purple 1 TB Xbox One S, the "Dark Vertex" cosmetic set featuring a legendary outfit, epic glider, and rare pickaxe, 2000 V-Bucks, a one-month Xbox Live Gold subscription, and an Xbox Game Pass trial. You can take a look at some of the additional discounts below.
- $100 off Xbox One X.
- $50 off the Xbox One S Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition Bundle.
- $50 off Xbox One S bundles and the new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition.
- Up to 75 percent off select games including discounts on newly released titles such as Mortal Kombat 11, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and The Division 2.
- $10 off controllers.
- Console and PC accessories will be reduced.
- Official Xbox Gear store discounts.
For the best value, you can pick up the new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition starting at $200 from June 7 to 17. Mortal Kombat 11, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Forza Horizon 4, World War Z, The Division 2, Sea of Thieves, NBA 2K19, Anthem, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will go on sale, too. Some of the games will be reduced to just $20.
If you prefer gaming on PC, Microsoft has you covered. You'll be able to get up to $500 off a new desktop or laptop, as well as "FreeSync" displays. PC games like Forza Motorsport 7: Ultimate Edition, Gears of War 4, and Deep Rock Galactic will also go on sale. You can also save on officially licensed console and PC accessories from Astro, Seagate, Turtle Beach, and Hyperkin.
Lastly, if you want a Cuphead shirt or other merchandise, the Xbox Official Gear store will discount items by up to 60 percent. There will be a lot of great deals on June 7, so make sure you avail them.
Jump into digital
Ditch the discs
Secure your Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, Microsoft's new and ambitious disc-less console. It's the cheapest Xbox One ever made, bundled with a trio of downloadable games.
Xbox accessories you'll love
Every one of these quality accessories is guaranteed to enhance your Xbox experience.
PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox One (opens in new tab) ($20 at Amazon)
PowerA's take on the Xbox One controller is an attractive pickup for budget-conscious gamers that nails all the basics.
Talon PDP Xbox media remote (opens in new tab) ($20 at Amazon)
The Talon PDP Xbox media remote is great for watching shows on your console.
Xbox One S vertical stand (opens in new tab) ($10 at Amazon)
Stand your console upright with this accessory.
Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
Looks like it's finally time for me to get an Xbox. That purple color looks great!
Agree, looks awesome. Shame i already have a one x though
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