Microsoft Announces Additional Holiday Savings for Xbox and LIVE

Microsoft Announces Additional Holiday Savings for Xbox and LIVE

  • By: CM Boots-Faubert
  • Posted 25th Nov 2011

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Every year as Christmas approaches the blokes over at Microsoft's Xbox and LIVE services try to come up with special deals, savings, and promotions for their flagship gaming console and its online community, and the 2011 Christmas Holidays are no exception to the tradition.

This year in addition to the to-be-expected Xbox 360 Holiday Bundle -- details below -- the Elves over at LIVE have taken the shaky economy in hand, and are offering gamers half-off the regular subscription membership fees for Xbox LIVE Gold Membership!

Check out this updated list of Pre-Holiday and Holiday Offers from Microsoft:

-- Special 2011 Holiday 3-Month Gold Membership Subscription Card for $12.99
-- $20 off on selected Kinect Games
-- Xbox LIVE 2011 Christmas Holiday Content Sale
-- Games for Windows LIVE and Mobile LIVE Sale
-- Kinect Sensor Holiday $149.99 Value Bundle
-- Xbox 360 250GB $299.99 Holiday Bundle
-- Xbox 360 250GB + Kinect $399.99 Holiday Bundle

See all of the details for these expanded 2011 Holiday Savings below!

Xbox LIVE 3-Month Gold Membership $12.99

The world of gaming on the Xbox 360 has many layers, and while it is true that you can have loads of fun gaming with the free Silver Level of Xbox LIVE Membership, your Xbox will really shine when you start playing with friends online, and taking advantage of the online modes for all of your games -- but to do that you need to be a Gold LIVE Member!

With the economy being what it is, the Elves over at LIVE thought that you might like a break on the subscription fees for Xbox LIVE Gold Membership, so they created the Holiday 2011 3-Month Xbox LIVE Gold Subscription Card -- available from participating retailers for only $12.99 -- a savings of almost 50% off the regular $24.99 three month subscription cost!

As a Gold Member of Xbox LIVE you not only get to play games with your friends and take advantage of the online modes in most games, but you also get loads of online multiplayer, movies, TV shows, and more!

A $20 Kinect Game Savings for the Holidays

Get active -- and put $20 in your pocket! Between November 24th and the 28th, you can save $20 when you buy Dance Central, Dance Central 2, Kinect Sports, or Kinect Sports: Season 2 at participating retailers including The Microsoft Store, Amazon, Best Buy, Circuit City, Comp USA, Costco, GameStop, K-Mart, Meijers, NewEgg, Radio Shack, Sam's Club, Sears, Target, Tiger Direct, Toys 'R' Us, and Walmart!