Microsoft has launched a new summer sale, focusing on Xbox One S bundles. You can now buy and Xbox One S with either Minecraft or Battlefield 1. Additionally, if you pick up a console, you can get ten dollars off the three-month Xbox Live Gold membership, and select wireless controllers with the same discount. Gears of War 4 and Halo Wars 2 are also on sale, with a thirty-dollar discount.
Microsoft is really going all-out on sales this summer. Their Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale is wrapping up. It offers discounts on a wide range of games, consoles and gaming peripherals. Now that it’s about to end, Microsoft is already launching a new sale, as they’ve announced on the Xbox website.
The centerpiece of the “Hot Summer Savings” deals are the two Xbox One S bundles. For $249, you can get the 500 GB Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites bundle. You’ll get the full game download for both Windows 10 and Xbox One, as well as thirteen content packs.
The second bundle on offer is the Xbox One S Battlefield 1 bundle, which also comes with 500 GB. This gives you full access to the game, obviously, including the option to play with up to 64 other players via Xbox Live. The price is $279.
As for the other offers, those that pick up a console can get an additional ten-dollar discount on wireless controllers, as well as a three-month Xbox Live Gold membership. Games-wise, you can get Gears of War 4 and Halo Wars 2 for thirty dollars less than usual.
The sale will be up until July 22nd, so you have plenty of time to make your call. Both bundles sound pretty good, and the additional discounts add some extra value to the deals. If you don’t own and Xbox One yet, this might be your chance to pick one up.