The best deals to really take advantage of Microsoft’s Xbox One free game promotion


Last week, Microsoft announced that it would be running a seven day promotion with select retailers offering a free game ($60 or less) with the purchase of a new Xbox One. It has now officially kicked off with some pretty sweet deals.

Microsoft had a very strong showing at E3 2015. This promotion, which expires on Saturday, combined with upcoming title releases make it the best time to grab a new Xbox One. To ensure the most bang for your buck, you’ll want to choose a new release closer to $60 for your free game. We often have deals in our daily games roundup on previously released titles.

Head below for the best bundle deals available from Microsoft, Amazon, GameStop and more.

Note: Be sure to follow the instructions on each listing to redeem your free game, each website has a different checkout process for these bundles.

Microsoft Store:

Buying directly from Microsoft doesn’t always have its advantages, but they are currently offering a very a sweet deal. For $349 you’ll receive the Xbox One + Halo: The Master Chief collection Bundle, a $50 code, a free game of your choice and a copy of Assassin’s Creed Unity. That bundle has a value of $499, making it one of the best deals available.

If you’re looking for more storage, Microsoft is also giving the same treatment to its recently announced 1TB console for $399. In addition to doubling the internal storage, this model ships with the new wireless controller with 3.5mm jack. This bundle also includes Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a $50 Microsoft Store code, a free game of your choice and a copy of Assassin’s Creed Unity. If you’ve looking for the most bang for your buck, this is the place to start.


The largest online retailer offers all of the typical Xbox One bundles that are available from other stores but throws in a few Amazon perks. Prime members will also receive free two-day shipping to sweeten the deal. Amazon has compiled an easy to read list of free games included in this promotion. Note: console must be shipped and sold directly from Amazon to be eligible.

Xbox One bundles with a free game include:


If you’ve been holding onto that Xbox 360 in hopes of finding a killer deal on Microsoft’s next generation console, this is it. Game Stop is offering a $150 credit towards the purchase of an Xbox One when you trade in a Xbox 360 (250GB or higher). Pair that credit with this free game promotion and you have a pretty killer deal. Game Stop has the Halo: The Master Chief Collection and 1TB bundles available.

Other retailers offering this promotion:

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