Buy An Xbox One Next Week, Get Any Retail Game Free

by Mike Futter on Sep 04, 2014 at 03:17 AM

Microsoft is offering new incentive to purchase a new Xbox One. The company is giving away a free new game with every new Xbox One purchase.

The publisher is putting no restrictions on the titles included in the promotion, and the deal applies even to existing bundles. Since the deal runs from September 7 through September 13, you could conceivably come home with a free copy of Destiny.

Usually these deals come with redemption instructions and the free games are digital codes. In this case, you’ll be getting a retail disc.

[Source: Xbox Wire]


Our Take
Microsoft needs to make a huge push this holiday, and this is definitely one way to incentivize early purchases (and possibly capture some of the software sales that might otherwise go to older consoles or PlayStation 4). Given that these are full-priced, retail games, Microsoft is putting a lot out there to get people to take the plunge.

For parents shopping early for the holidays, now might be a good time to move. This may seem a bit desperate, but it's a good deal that is sure to make an impact.