Microsoft Drops Price of Xbox One to $349 for the Holidays

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Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will be available for a special, limited-time promotional offer of $349 in the U.S. starting on November 2 (through January 3, 2015). Special promotional pricing of $50 off the console of your choice applies to any Xbox One console, including special edition bundles, offering some of the year’s most anticipated games – Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Sunset Overdrive.

“Fans don¬ít have to wait for Black Friday this year to enjoy great savings on Xbox One. We’re offering our best price yet, with unprecedented choices and value, so more people can play on Xbox One this holiday,” said Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president, Microsoft. “We’re gearing up for one of our biggest holidays ever and we are thrilled to offer fans up to $150 in savings on Xbox One and some of the biggest blockbuster games of the season.”

This holiday fans have more options to choose from with several exclusive bundles available at $50 off including:

Available on Nov. 2 in the U.S., the “Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Bundle” for $349 ERP and “Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Bundle with Kinect” for $449 ERP features what is shaping up to be the biggest, most intense “Assassin’s Creed” game to date: Assassin’s Creed: Unity as well as Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag on Xbox One. The “Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Bundle” with Kinect also includes Dance Central Spotlight.

The “Xbox One Special Edition Sunset Overdrive Bundle,” available in limited quantities now, features a sleek white console and wireless controller, a digital copy of the game, and special Day One edition in-game items – available for $349 ERP.

The “Xbox One Limited Edition Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Bundle” for $449 ERP available starting Nov. 3, features a 1TB hard drive, custom console, custom controller and Limited Edition exoskeleton, plus a digital copy of the “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition.”

This special promotion will be available nationwide at most major national retailers in the U.S., including Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Microsoft Stores, Target, Toys ‘R Us and Walmart.

Fans will have a broad portfolio of amazing games on Xbox One this holiday, including Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Sunset Overdrive and Forza Horizon 2, plus the newest blockbusters such as Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Destiny, Dragon Age: Inquisition, FIFA 15, Madden NFL 15, Grand Theft Auto V, Minecraft and dozens more.

“We want this to be an unforgettable holiday season for Xbox fans around the world,” said Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox. “Only on Xbox One can you play some of the most anticipated exclusives, newest blockbuster franchises and innovative independent games of the year. We’re pleased to start the season off early with an incredible portfolio that includes millions of hours of fun for gamers and their friends.”