When you’re talking Xbox One Black Friday 2014 deals, it’s easy to wade into the obvious question. What are the Best Xbox One Black Friday 2014 deals available. Everyone wants as much as their money can afford. Everyone wants enough games and the best accessories to complete their gaming and entertainment experience.
Launched last year, things have rapidly changed for the Xbox One. It wasn’t so long ago that gaming industry insiders were writing off the Xbox One as a lost cause, a perfect example of what happens when a technology company betrays its audience. What those insiders weren’t counting on was Microsoft moving so quickly to improve its position. In quick order it’s refreshed its Xbox One console lineup, slashed prices and introduced bundles with free games and made Xbox Live a gaming service first. That’s all important because it all factors into how you whittle down to the best Xbox One Black Friday 2014 deals.
Here are the best Xbox One Black Friday 2014 deals we’ve seen so far and why they’re good enough for you and your family.
Xbox One with Kinect Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle for $429 – Best Buy
Last year, there was only one version of the Xbox One console. Inside the $499 original bundle was the console itself, all the cables users needed, a single controller and an Xbox One Kinect 2 sensor that allows the Xbox One to control audio, equipment, television sets and cable boxes. The Kinect 2 sensor also lets users control the console with gestures and their voice. There’s some motion gaming thrown in their too. This is the Xbox One experience that Microsoft originally intended for everyone to have. Earlier this year Microsoft released a cheaper $399 Xbox One that didn’t include a Kinect 2 sensor to boost sales.
Best Buy is giving shoppers everything in that original bundle and more and that’s why its making the cut for Best Xbox One Black Friday 2014 deals. For $429, Best Buy shoppers get an Xbox One with Kinect 2 sensor as Microsoft originally intended. Also included are some serious savings. Assassin’s Creed Unity and Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag comes as digital downloads in the bundle. Unity alone would regularly cost an extra $60. In addition to that, the retailer is throwing in a free Xbox One controller. For families, that extra controller is key if you want to be able to play most games with others. Regularly, an Xbox One Wireless Controller cost another $69.99.
Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Unit Bundle for $329 – GameStop
I mentioned earlier that Microsoft introduced a bundle that severely undercut the price of the Xbox One that debuted last year at the cost of dropping the Kinect 2 sensor. Earlier this fall, Microsoft went a step further and cut the price even further. That $399 Xbox One bundle now costs just $349. At least, that’s what it cost before GameStop added another price cut on top of that. It’s Best Xbox One Black Friday 2014 deal is on that $399 Xbox One console. It’s selling it for $329 and including Assassin’s Creed Unity & Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag too.
Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle for $329 – Target
Target is matching the features and price of GameStops’s $329 Xbox One Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle. The retailer will sell the Xbox One with the two Assassin’s Creed Unity games at the same $329. What makes it one of the best Xbox One Black Friday deals is the $50 Gift Card it’s giving out with the purchase. To be clear, buyers can’t use that Gift Card to knock anything further off on the console itself, but that gift card can be used for games or other accessories that you’ll need.
Those are the best Xbox One Black Friday deals we could find, but the savings doesn’t stop there. Some retailers still haven’t released any information about the deals they’re offering. Naturally, you’ll also want to look into deals on other things besides the console itself. Look out for cheap games, cheap gaming headphones and cheap controllers. Also, keep a look out for cheap subscriptions to Microsoft’s Xbox Live gaming service. Now, that Microsoft doesn’t require users to have it to power entertainment apps, most think it’s not necessary. It really is though, Xbox Live Gold members get free games, free movie rentals and access to online multiplayer. To be clear, you can’t play games against other Xbox One owners if you don’t have an Xbox Live subscription. Microsoft plans to offer year-long subscriptions to Xbox Live Gold for $49.99 on November 27th.
Every Xbox One comes with 500GB of on-board storage, a wireless Xbox One controller, a single HDMI cable and an Xbox One power adapter. There’s also a wired chat headset for those who need that. Go