What you need to know
- Microsoft is discounting a number of games and hardware for Black Friday.
- The deals will begin next week.
- Consoles and controllers have been heavily discounted.
- Microsoft Exclusives like Forza Horizon 4 will also be 50 percent off.
Every year, Microsoft and certain publishers discount numerous games and hardware for Xbox Live users in celebration of the console manufacturer's gaming celebration. X019 is taking place in London as we speak, and there will be a lot of early Black Friday deals you can take advantage of soon. A wide variety of titles, ranging from small experiences to massive blockbusters, are available for substantially less. Here's a look at some of the most popular discounts. Keep in mind that many Black Friday deals will begin on November 21.
Microsoft is offering discounts with up to $150 off Xbox One devices available this holiday season from November 23 to December 2. You can get an Xbox One X for $350. Let's say you don't have a 4K display, well, the company is also taking off $100 on any Xbox One S. The best part is, the Xbox One S: All-Digital Edition will be available for $150 and comes bundles with a number of games.
Coveted Xbox One controllers will also be discounted to a degree. From November 24 and December 2, you can get the Kait Diaz Gears 5 Limited Edition peripheral for $20 off, among other designs. Let's say you want to make your own controller. Well, Xbox Design Lab will discount your creation by $10, and throw in a free engraving in the month of December.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
Starting November 14, you can get three months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $1. If you're a new or existing member, you can get a month of EA Access, three months of Discord Nitro, and six month of Spotify Premium with your subscription.
Best of the best
Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold in one
Xbox Game Pass gives you access to over a hundred games for one monthly fee. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate also adds Xbox Live Gold to the package so you can play online with your friends. Right now, you can purchase a three-month subscription for $45 through Amazon.
Just like the console and controller deals, you can get a number of popular Microsoft Exclusives for less between November 24 and December 2.
- Gears 5 for 33 percent off
- Forza Horizon 4 for 50 percent off
- Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice for 50 percent off
- Sea of Thieves: Anniversary Edition for 50 percent off
- State of Decay 2 for 50 percent off
Xbox All Access
If you don't want to spend hundreds of dollars all at once, you can always opt into Xbox All Access. For as little as $20 a month, you can get an Xbox One and there's even the option to upgrade to Project Scarlett once it launches in Holiday 2020.
Which deals are you more excited for? Let us know. Similar Black Friday deals are available on Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and other retailers. You should also expect more discounts on electronics on Cyber Monday.
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