Xbox One

Xbox One Getting Temporary Price Drop By $50 Starting Next Week


Microsoft are implementing a temporary Xbox One price drop in North America starting November 2nd, the company announced this morning. Following the price drop, all Xbox One variants will be $50 cheaper until January 3rd, 2015 in the U.S.


This means the standalone Xbox One console without the Kinect peripheral packed in will now cost $349. A bundle for $349 will also be available with Sunset Overdrive packed in as a digital title, in limited quantities. This will include a white Xbox One.


Meanwhile, the Assassin’s Creed bundle (which includes Kinect) will cost $449. This bundle includes Assassin’s Creed Unity, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, and Dance Central Spotlight. A Kinect-less bundle with Assassin’s Creed will also be available for $349 (although, this won’t include Dance Central).


Finally, a Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare bundle will be available for $449 starting November 3rd. This will come with a 1TB hard drive, custom console, custom controller, Limited Edition exoskeleton, and a digital copy of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare “Day Zero” edition.


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.