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The best deals we could find for week one of the Xbox One’s ‘biggest sale ever’

Published Dec 22nd, 2015 5:45PM EST
Xbox One Countdown Sale Week 1
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Black Friday might have already come and gone, but the best Xbox One deals are only just getting started this week. On Tuesday, Microsoft kicked off its annual Countdown sale, which will run from December 22nd to January 7th. Last night, Major Nelson shared the list of the first week of deals, which you can see below.

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There are dozens and dozens of deals, so rather than list them all here, we’ve hand-picked some of the very best and created our own list of must-have games while they’re on sale. We’ve listed them below along with their discounts (providing you’re an Xbox Live Gold member):

Xbox One Games

  • Batman: Arkham Knight — $32.49 (50% off)
  • Destiny: The Taken King – Legendary Edition — $40.19 (33% off)
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition — $17.99 (40% off)
  • Forza Motorsport 6 — $50.99 (15% off)
  • Grand Theft Auto V — $35.99 (40% off)
  • Halo 5: Guardians — $47.99 (20% off)
  • Mad Max — $40.19 (33% off)
  • Madden NFL 16 — $24.00 (60% off)
  • Ori and the Blind Forest — $10.00 (50% off)
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — $25.00 (50% off)

Xbox 360 Games

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III Bundle — $29.99 (40% off)
  • Dishonored — $9.99 (50% off)
  • Dragon Age: Origins — $5.24 (65% off)
  • Forza Horizon — $9.99 (50% off)
  • Saints Row IV — $8.74 (75% off)

Remember, these deals are only valid until Monday, December 28th. If you’d like to know more about the sale and see absolutely everything Microsoft is offering this week, be sure to visit Major Nelson’s blog. You can also watch the video below for a look at some of the games in action:

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.