Microsoft Announces Xbox One S Bundles For This Holiday Season
From Gears of War 4 to FIFA 17, there's an Xbox One S bundle for everyone. Microsoft announced a variety of Xbox One S Bundles that will be available this holiday season.
It seems like Microsoft has got aggressive plans this holiday. Microsoft's Xbox One S console, equipped built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, 4K video streaming and High Dynamic Range, has been selling awfully well in the last couple of months. The bundles announced today are also being paired with a couple of new promotion to save gamers even more money.
There are two promotions going on right at participating U.S retailers.
- From now through October 29, buy any Xbox One S, and you will also receive a three month Xbox Live Gold membership at no additional charge.
- From now through November 11, when you buy any Xbox One/S console or bundle, you can get $20 off towards the purchase of Gears of War 4.
Here's a look at all the bundles that will available for purchase this holiday season.
- Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition Bundle (2TB): Featuring a gritty, battle-weathered custom console with a massive 2TB hard drive, laser-etched scratches, a bloody thumbprint on the controller’s red metallic D-pad and the iconic Crimson Omen on the all-new Xbox Wireless Controller. The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition Bundle also includes a copy of Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition for both Xbox One and Windows 10, and tons of extras. The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition Bundle is available worldwide for $449 USD. As always, bundle availability and pricing varies by region, so please check with your local retailer for more information.
- Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle (1TB): The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle comes with a Robot White Xbox One S with a 1TB hard drive, a matching Xbox Wireless Controller and copy of Gears of War 4 for Xbox One and Windows 10. As an Xbox Play Anywhere title, owning the digital copy of Gears of War 4 lets you play across both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, as all game progress, Gamerscore and Achievements are saved on and accessible through Xbox Live. Available worldwide for $349 USD.
- Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle (500GB): In addition to the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle, we’re also offering customers in the U.S. and Australia a chance to pre-order the special edition deep blue console bundle with a 500GB hard drive and matching Xbox Wireless Controller. Available on November 1 exclusively at Microsoft Stores and GameStop in the U.S. (and at Microsoft Stores and EB Games in Australia) for $299 USD, the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle also comes with a copy of Gears of War 4. To top things off, for a limited time, when you purchase the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle or the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle, you’ll get the entire Xbox 360 Gears of War collection for Xbox One at no additional cost.
- Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites Bundle (500GB): The Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites Bundle has everything you need to build, survive and explore with the latest Xbox hardware. Priced at $299 USD, we’ve included over 230 character skins and additional content packs alongside Minecraft for Xbox One and Windows 10 so you can let your survival and creative skills run wild. If you play Minecraft on Xbox 360 this is the perfect bundle to make the upgrade to Xbox One S. You can transfer your existing Xbox 360 worlds over to the Xbox One Edition, and enjoy building new ones that are up to 16 times bigger. The bundle is available now at participating retailers in the U.S., Canada, U.K., as well as Western and Central Europe.
- Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Special Edition Bundle (1TB): For the ultimate experience only on Xbox, get your hands on the Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Special Edition Bundle (1TB), which features a military green console with matching stand and controller, a copy of Battlefield 1 Early Enlister Deluxe Edition, the Hellfighter Pack, Red Baron Pack, Lawrence of Arabia Pack, a new visual appearance of the Behemoths, five Battlepacks and one month of EA Access for $349 USD. Available at retailers in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe.
- Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle (500GB): Available in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe for $299 USD, this exclusive bundle comes with a copy of Battlefield 1 Standard Edition, one month of EA Access and a 500GB hard drive.
- Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Storm Grey Special Edition Bundle (500G): Fans in the U.S., UK, Australia and New Zealand can also pre-order the Storm Grey Special Edition of the 500GB bundle – which includes all the contents of the Xbox One S Battlefield 1 bundle but features a unique storm grey colored Xbox One S console and matching Xbox Wireless Controller– available starting November 1 exclusively at Microsoft Stores and Walmart for $299 USD.
- Xbox One S FIFA 17 Bundle (500GB or 1TB): Packed with everything footy fans need to jump into the season, the Xbox One S FIFA 17 Bundle comes to Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the U.S. with a full-game download of FIFA 17, three Ultimate Team Loan Legends, one month of EA Access and either a 500GB or 1TB hard drive (1TB version also includes an Ultimate Team Rare Player Pack) to play all the biggest blockbusters in Xbox history, at $299 USD and $349 USD respectively.
Matt Lapsen, General Manager, Xbox Devices Marketing commented on the vast option of bundles that are hitting the market place this year:
We’re committed to offering the best value and choice for our fans and with a variety of new hardware options to compliment the biggest games lineup, you can create your perfect Xbox One experience.
Even Best Buy has gotten into making their own bundles with 4K TVs included. For anyone planning on picking up an Xbox, which bundle seems like the best deal?