Best Black Friday Xbox Ads 2018
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Shopping for Xbox fans this Black Friday? We've rounded up the best Black Friday Xbox ads to help you find the most savings on these items.
Best Black Friday Xbox Ads 2018
Xbox One X PUBG 1TB Console Bundle + $120 Kohl's Cash for $399.99 at Kohl's
Why Buy It: Save $100 on the latest Xbox console
There are plenty of deals circulating for Xbox One S consoles, but we've seen fewer offers for the Xbox One X. If you want Microsoft's latest console, the Kohl's Cash drops this one to the best price we've seen. Plus, it's the only Xbox One X deal to come with a game for this price.
Not interested in the game or the Kohl's Cash? Walmart has the stand-alone console for the same price.
Select video games for $25 at Walmart
Why Buy It: Serious discounts on popular titles
With this deal, you can grab a variety of titles for Xbox and other consoles at a significant discount.
Video games from $15 at Target
Why Buy It: Cheaper price makes it easy to stock up
This sale makes it easy to grab select AAA video games for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch at a fraction of their usual price. Older titles like Star Wars: Battlefront II, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and Wolfenstein II will see the deepest price cuts. However, newer titles will also be on sale for just a few dollars more.
Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Console Bundle + $60 Kohl's Cash for $199.99 at Kohl's
Why Buy It: Popular bundle with a bonus perk
The Xbox One S console is couple of years old, but it's still a solid buy for gamers on your list, especially at this price. This bundle is even better, as it comes with $60 Kohl's Cash, effectively knocking the price down to $139.99. It beats similar deals at other stores.
Shopping elsewhere? Target offers the same bundle with a $20 Target gift card.
Don't care about the gift cards? Best Buy, JCPenney, Newegg, and Walmart all offer the bundle for $199.99. Plus, Costco takes $100 off, which should drop it to the same price.
NOTE: The information below was assembled before the Black Friday ads came out. Please refer to the ads above before making any shopping plans.
Black Friday Xbox Deal Predictions
- Xbox One X could fall to $375 after coupons
- Xbox One S models will be $180 and bundled with at least one game
- Select games will fall to $15 at stores like Target and Walmart
The Xbox One X has been on shelves for less than a year, but this year, it's been common to see the device at or below $400 (it retails for $500). For Black Friday 2018, we're expecting this current-generation console to fall to $375 after coupons.
What's more, GameStop has already offered trade-in deals this year that took up to $300 off an Xbox One X, depending on the value of the trade-in. There's a chance that offer could come back for the holiday season.
We expect older Xbox One S bundles with one game (or more) to hit at least $180. This should apply to both the 500GB and 1TB models. We saw select bundles fall to $190 last Black Friday, and standalone consoles hit $161.
The cheaper bundles will likely include older games, but packages over $200 could easily include recently released titles. Last year, we saw a 500GB Xbox One S bundled with a copy of Call of Duty: WWII and a limited edition of FIFA 18 for $249 — both games were released within a couple months of Black Friday 2017.
We consistently see AAA titles fall to $25 or less around the holidays, but the discount often depends on a game's release date. Games like Mafia III (around a year old in November 2017) dropped to $15. But even games released earlier in 2017 hit $20.
If you don't mind used titles, there's a chance we'll see GameStop bring back its four-for-$10 sale, which included Xbox One and PS4, as well as older consoles like Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, and PlayStation 3.
Xbox has a glut of holiday bundles planned for this year. If you've been eyeing the Xbox One X, you can choose from packages that include Battlefield V, NBA 2K19, Forza Horizon 4, Fallout 76, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG). All of these Xbox One holiday bundles will set you back $499 at list price.
If you're looking to spend less and don't mind a step down in performance, the Xbox One S might be perfect for your needs. You can still plan to score 1TB Xbox One S models with many of the same games — the only exceptions are Fallout 76 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Other Xbox One S bundles include Minecraft, Sea of Thieves, or Rocket League.
The recently announced Xbox All Access program offers another approach to snagging an Xbox One X. The subscription enables gamers to get an Xbox One X — bundled with 24 months of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass — for $34.99 per month. The Xbox One S is also available as a subscription option for $21.99 per month for 24 months.
Over those two years, you could save about $20 for the Xbox One X package and $130 for the Xbox One S package, compared to buying the items separately at retail price.
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