Microsoft has some sweet new deals for you as we head into the holidays particularly if you’re a gamer.
There are a dozen deals for different flavors of the Xbox One console itself. Many of the deals come bundled with games that Microsoft is promoting heavily this season. Some of these bundles will start as low as $299 (roughly Rs. 19,700) a $100 discount.
Here’s a full list of the bundles, which are available from Thanksgiving Day through the end of the month.
Xbox One Limited Edition “Halo 5: Guardians” Bundle
Xbox One Elite Bundle
Xbox One 1TB Holiday Bundle
Xbox One “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” Bundle
Xbox One “Rise of the Tomb Raider” Bundle
Xbox One “The LEGO Movie Videogame” Bundle
Xbox One Special Edition “Gears of War” Bundle
Xbox One with Kinect Bundle
Xbox One “Fallout 4” Bundle
Xbox One Limited Edition “Forza Motorsport 6” Console
Xbox One “Madden NFL 16” Bundle
Xbox One “FIFA 16” 1TB Bundle
Microsoft has noted that supplies for the “Forza Motorsport 6” and “Madden NFL 16” bundles are already running low, so you’ll have to be quick with your mouse button when the deals go live to snag one.
If you’re all set in the console realm, Microsoft is also running a little promotion for its existing customers. Currently, Xbox One and Xbox 360 users will be able to upgrade to premium Xbox Gold membership for a discounted rate: one month of the service for $1 (roughly Rs. 66), after which it will renew automatically at the normal rate. Xbox Gold costs $60 (roughly Rs. 3,900) per year or $25 (roughly Rs. 1,650) every three months, depending on the package you get, and gets you discounts on games.
Non-gamers are in for some Microsoft deals, as well.
Windows which happens to be celebrating its 30th birthday this week is going to launch “10 Days of 10 Cent Deals” on Windows 10. The company will be offering more than 10,000 music, movie and game titles for a dime in total, with different deals popping up through the end of the month.
On the Office front, there a couple of interesting deals, though they may not honestly be the most exciting gifts. Shoppers can get $10 (roughly Rs. 660) off a subscription to Office 365 Home or Personal, which normally costs $100 (roughly Rs. 6,600) per year or $10 per month. You’ll also be able to nab $50 (roughly Rs. 3,300) off of the PC and Mac versions of Home & Student, which is Microsoft’s normally $150 (roughly Rs. 9,900) bundle of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and OneNote.
And if you want to give your whole life over to Microsoft, they’re also offering a “Work & Play” bundle that gives you a bunch of perks a year’s subscription to Office 365 Home, Xbox Live Gold, unlimited world Skype calls and plus a $60 promotional gift card for digital entertainment content all for $149.