Xbox.com announced details of their annual Countdown. This year is, as quoted from their announcement, “the biggest sale ever” on the Xbox store. It will run from December 22nd to January 9th, giving daily and weekly deals and offers, which can include games, movies, television shows, music, and apps…
No details given on pricing specifically, but the deals can be “up to 60 percent off”, with several big names in the mix, such as: Final Fantasy XV, Battlefield 1, Watch Dogs 2, and many more titles that probably have a number in their name. Out of the hundreds of backwards compatible games, over 40 of them will be on sale during the Countdown.
Aside from the games, Movies & TV are getting massive discounts as well.
As quoted from the announcement:
“Find hundreds of deals with your favorite films and TV Season Passes. Here are a few of the hottest to come.
- Movies $9.99 and Up, including Deadpool, Batman v. Superman, and The Night Before
- Today’s Hit TV up to 33% off, including South Park and Orphan Black
- Bundles up to 33% off, including all Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films, X-Men Collection, and Alien Collection
- TV Favorites up to 50% off,including Band of Brothers and Doctor Who
Stay tuned for even more deals on Suicide Squad, Sausage Party, and more amazing deals arriving later in the week!”
For music lovers that don’t use iTunes or Google Play, the hardcore Microsoft fans can opt for a fantastic deal on the Groove Music Pass. During the sale, opt in for the free 30-day trial, and get a total of 4 months instead for free. Groove Music has millions of songs and works on all major devices out there, so it couldn’t hurt! Plus, it works on both the Xbox One and Sonos sound systems.
Not good enough? Well, hold on to your seats for the finale, because Xbox Live Gold Memberships are going to be a solid $1 starting December 21st (The day before the sale) until January 9th, allowing those that gave up on their dreams of becoming a Halo or Gears eSports star to come back and get back into their favorite games online!