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Xbox Cyber Monday 2017: deals on consoles and more (update)

Don’t pay more than $189 for an Xbox One S — they’re on sale everywhere

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Update: The Cyber Monday deals for the Microsoft Store are in. This post has been updated with links to them.

Cyber Monday, a concept that dates to 2005, takes the value-hunting tradition of Black Friday and applies it to online sales — for those who hate large crowds or who prefer shopping at work while looking like they’re busy.

Hardware is where the best deals can be found as retailers unload old stock at doorbuster prices. Here’s what we’ve found so far for the Xbox One for Cyber Monday, and we’ll be updating as more deals roll in.

Note: We’re still waiting on the Microsoft Store to announce its official Cyber Monday deals. Other retailers are pending, too.

Consoles and Hardware

  • A basic-as-bread 500 GB Xbox One S bundle is $189 through NewEgg (includes free 3-month Xbox Live pass). It’s usually $279.99. This is the same offer NewEgg made on Black Friday. The same deal can be found at Amazon, Microsoft Store (with free game and one month Game Pass), B&H Photo, GameStop, and Sam’s Club.
  • A Forza Horizon 3 Xbox One S 500 GB bundle is $229.99, which is $50 off through NewEgg but this offer is only good until 3 a.m. Monday, ET.
  • B&H Photo also has an Xbox One S Minecraft Complete Adventure Bundle for $229, a savings of $50. This deal is also being offered through Target for the same price. Note that the console is the 500 GB version.
  • For the beefier 1 TB models of the Xbox One S, Target and B&H have the Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle for $349.99, an Assassin’s Creed Origins Bonus Bundle for $299.99, and a Forza Horizon 3 Bundle for $299.99. Note that this has a bigger hard drive than the Forza Horizon 3 bundle listed on NewEgg above.
  • At Walmart, the Xbox One S Ultimate Halo Bundle (a 500 GB console) is $229, a savings of $50.
  • Also at Walmart, the Xbox One S Battlefield 1 Bundle (500 GB console) is $199.99, a savings of $30.
  • And Xbox One wireless controllers, in black and white, are $39 at Walmart, a savings of $20. Out of luck there? Try Target, Amazon, or the Microsoft store, for the same price.

The Microsoft store is offering nine Xbox One S bundles, all of which come with a free game from a list of choices. Additional items are noted in the listings.

The following 500 GB Xbox One S deals are all $229 ($50 off).

  • The Starter Bundle includes a 3-month Xbox Game Pass subscription and 3 months of Xbox Live Gold.
  • The Minecraft Complete Adventure Bundle includes download codes for Minecraft: Explorers Pack and Minecraft: Story Mode — The Complete Adventure plus 3 months of Xbox Live Gold and a one-month Xbox Game Pass subscription (new subscribers only).
  • The Madden NFL 18 Bundle includes Madden NFL 18, a one-month Xbox Game Pass subscription (new subscribers only) and 14 days of Xbox Live Gold.
  • The Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Bundle includes Forza Horizon 3, the Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels expansion, a one-month Xbox Game Pass subscription (new subscribers only) and 14 days of Xbox Live Gold.
  • The Battlefield 1 Bundle includes Battlefied 1 (standard edition) a one-month subscription to EA Access, and 14 days of Xbox Live Gold.

The following 1 TB Xbox One S deals are $299 ($50) except where noted.

  • The Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle includes a full download of Minecraft, plus the Redstone Pack, a vertical stand, a one-month Xbox Game Pass subscription (new subscribers only) and 14 days of Xbox Live Gold. It is $349 ($50 off).
  • The Assassin’s Creed Origins Bonus Bundle includes Assassin’s Creed Origins, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, a one-month Xbox Game Pass subscription (new subscribers only) and 14 days of Xbox Live Gold.
  • The Shadow of War Bundle includes Middle-earth: Shadow of War (on disc), a one-month Xbox Game Pass subscription (new subscribers only) and 14 days of Xbox Live Gold.
  • The Halo Wars 2 Bundle includes Halo Wars 2: Ultimate Edition (for Xbox One and Windows 10), download codes for Halo Wars 2: Season Pass and Halo Wars: Definitive Edition (Xbox One and Windows 10) and 14 days of Xbox Live Gold.

Games

With Cyber Monday now officially on us, there are even more discounts available for big-name franchises and some current hits.

At the Microsoft Store:

Many more Xbox One titles and discounts can be seen at the Microsoft Store.

For more deals on other platforms and products, check out Polygon’s Cyber Monday section.

This post was originally published on Nov. 26 at 2:32 p.m. EST and updated on Nov. 27 at 10:37 a.m. EST with more deals.