Xbox One X on Sale Again

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Paul Thurrott in Xbox One with 4 Comments

Xbox One X on Sale Again

If you buy an Xbox One X over the next three days, you’ll get a free copy ofState of Decay 2. Then, for three days after that, you’ll get a free copy of Red Dead Redemption.

Yep. Another week, another Xbox One console sale.

“We’ve got two weeks of Xbox One X deals to kick off your 4K Ultra HD summer gaming with State of Decay 2 and Red Dead Redemption,” Microsoft’s Mike Nelson explains. “From May 27 through June 2, you’ll get a copy of State of Decay 2 with your Xbox One X purchase. And from June 3 through June 9, you’ll get a copy of Red Dead Redemption with your Xbox One X purchase.”

State of Decay 2 is the recently-released and well-received Xbox Play Anywhere title in which you try to survive zombies in an open, post-apocalyptic world. It provides 4K Ultra HD and HDR graphics on Xbox One X, for which it was “specially enhanced with higher resolutions, steadier framerates, and better effects.”

Red Dead Redemption isn’t a new title, but it was recently enhanced with 4K ultra HD graphics for the Xbox One X. Red Dead Redemption might be seen as a Wild West alternative to State of Decay 2, I guess.


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Comments (4)

4 responses to “Xbox One X on Sale Again”

  1. Bats

    Another Xbox One sale?

    This gaming console is clearly in trouble....CLEARLY! LOL...I thought that the creation of the Xbox One X was "what winning looked like" according to Paul Thurrott.

    With this sale (again) and Sony bragging, Microsoft needs to forget the Playstation 4. Microsoft needs to start focusing their attention on the Nintendo Switch. Before Microsoft knows it, you watch... they'll fall behind Nintendo and be in last place.

    If you ask me....I had a strong feeling that this was going to happen. I didn't exactly know for sure, but in my mind, I was like NO WAY are people going to spend for a $500-$1000 gaming upgrade and switch consoles. That's $500 for the console and up to another $500 for an 4k HDR television. That's just not reasonable.

  2. Saarek

    I'll probably upgrade my original Xbox One once I get a newer TV, near end of next year perhaps.

    I suspect that within another 18 months you'll be able to pick up the X for a lot less than you can now and like most people I'm not in a rush.

    Likely find that the hardcore gamers who have also paid for the newer TV's etc have already bought their Xbox X, leaving the rest of the inventory on the shelf.

  3. Jaybird

    If this gaming console is low on sales. I don't understand why MS doesn't lower the price of the console. I'm sure they don't make much money on the games.

  4. glenn8878

    Paul would appreciate this "Microsoft Replaces Xbox Support Reps With Unpaid Volunteers"

    I won't be buying an Xbox after knowing this.