Buy an Xbox One, get any game free between 9/7-9/13

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    The first concern anyone should have when they buy a brand new console, is choosing their first game. An typically when you buy your console, you're dreading having to throw any more money out for the few hundred bucks you already dropped on the system. Well Xbox took that into consideration for once, and came up with a nifty little deal to entice some sales!​
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    So the offer itself applies to upcoming games, as well as working with bundles. You could theoretically pick up the Forza/Madden/Titanfall Bundle, and get yourself a heavy hitter Like Destiny as an extra bang to your bundle. Not a bad deal, but a strange timeframe. It could very well be a strategy to combat the PS4 Destiny Bundle releasing that same week (which I will happily be purchasing, sorry Xbox :rolleyes:). ​
    Does this, in any way, entice y'all to make a leap to Xbox One? ​
     
  2. LightyKD

    LightyKD Future CEO of OUYA Inc.

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    Well it worked with Mario Kart. Props Microsoft, props! ;)
     
  3. Sakitoshi

    Sakitoshi everything is going according the plan...

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    they really are desperate to sell systems that come up with this. but to say truth is a good thing, and everyone should do just this, after all, a console worth nothing without at least one game to play, and consoles always came with a game back in the time of the NES.
     
  4. SickPuppy

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    Well, the Mario Kart thing was a bit different. Nintendo would not let you pick out a game disc, it was from the eShop only. And I got to choose one game from six games, of which I already had half of the games so my choice dropped to one out of three.
     
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    Seems more like a promotion offer for those new countries where the xbone is available now.

    I feel sorry for first day one xbone adopters. While it's naturally that the device gets cheaper and better revisions over time (as well as a larger library), this one goes pretty fast. No more kinect (meaning: a price drop) and now a game for free to boot. It's almost as if they hate the countries that got their product first (lemme guess...people who already bought one DON'T get a free game?).
     
  6. chartube12

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    Dammit. I just bought mine on Wensday.
     
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    chavosaur Austin Trujillo

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    Wouldn't affect the new country releases, it's USA only.
    And no, the offer does not apply to early adopters, as this is a deal offered in retail stores for physical media.
     
  8. Taleweaver

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    Dafuq? :unsure:

    *checks source*

    Damn...I'm totally wrong on this one. Sorry...my bad.
     
  9. Pleng

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    Luckily for Microsoft it seems that it's buyers understand the 'risks' behind early adoption and don't scream and whine like the 3DS owners did :D

    I'm gonna go ahead and duck now...
     
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    Some way to turn a situation on its head. :P Early 3DS adapters got a whole bunch of pretty decent games to compensate for them not getting a price cut. Yeah...I guess early xbone owners sure feel special not getting anything but a device whose only function is to inform the NSA about your whereabouts (seriously...did that kinect 2 thingy ever got a decent game?).
     
  11. EZ-Megaman

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    That's not entirely true. They did get a day one achievement (Granted, it probably isn't worth much, but the achievement seems to fetch some money according to a quick search on Ebay.
     
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    If i had the money, I definitely would take advantage of this sale. Sadly spending waaaay too much on other games. Would love to get an Xbone and Destiny even if I wont have time to play it for a while.


    Yeah they've sold millions of consoles, they're totally desperate :rolleyes:
    God forbid a company do a promotion!

    We should make a thread bashing all the retail stores that have weekly sales, man what suckers! They're so desperate for sales.
    Derpderpderp.

    Nintendo cut the price by $100 and then gave us early adopters like $15 in old games we've already beaten 10 times.
    Yeah, really good deal. I haven't touched any of them.
     
  13. Sakitoshi

    Sakitoshi everything is going according the plan...

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    that was a sarcasm. I do find it a good thing like I already mentioned in the same post.
    if you sell something it should be complete, a game console without a game is like selling a car without wheels, sure you can buy them separately, but is just stupid.
     
  14. MegaAce™

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    I'm still wondering why American game prices are that low. :unsure: PS4/XB1 games go for like 90$ here.
     
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    We believe in freedom. Even our prices are closer to free.
     
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    No thanks. I prefer PS4 because of console design. Isn't it beautiful ? XBOX One -- BLAH! Ugly console!