Amazon launches Xbox One upgrade offer

Online retailer reveals "Up Your Game" promotion allowing players to upgrade select Xbox 360 games to Xbox One version for $10.

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Online retailer Amazon has launched an Xbox 360 to Xbox One upgrade promotion called "Up Your Game," allowing gamers to pick up the next-generation version of select games for $10.

Until December 31, 2013, gamers can trade in a select Xbox 360 game and receive a $25 bonus credit toward the same title on Xbox One, in addition to the trade-in value of $25.

Participating titles include Madden NFL 25, Call of Duty: Ghosts, and Battlefield 4. Check out the special landing page for more games eligible for the promotion.

The program only applies to Xbox 360 titles traded in for the Xbox One version, not PlayStation 3 to Xbox One or Xbox 360 to PlayStation 4.

GameStop announced a similar offer last week.

Discussion

236 comments
Muse Tarekegn
Muse Tarekegn

That perfect opportunity to say "Step Your Game Up!".

Mike Williams
Mike Williams

The complete opposite actually, they post more xbox content because they know all the dire sony fanboys will come read their article, making the pageviews boom when they come to comment about "XBONE SUXXS" - wheras on PS4 announcements they get way less interest

Thomas Sutton
Thomas Sutton

Joseph GameStop announced a plan for PS4 and Xbox of their own! Just so happened an hour after Sony announced a plan so did Microsoft! That's all I'm saying :)

masterdrat
masterdrat

What I understand is that the xbox one is capable of playing old games but that Microsoft decided to make it so the consumer has to pay to be able do it on the new console. I feel like the gaming industry is trying to double, triple dip in every possible way without much effort of their part to give any enhancement just to get more bucks out of the consumers.

Miguel De Carvalho
Miguel De Carvalho

But who cares on a TV instead of Gaming. Xbox Fail on that! Xbox had all the opportunities to make a Console better than Playstation but they lose some of it. I'm not saying that Xbox is crap I'm just saying that they loose some opportunities to make it better. While Sony is making a simple console dedicated for Gamers, Microsoft is making a Console dedicated for the whole family. After they announced the restrictions on E3 and then they announced that they will remove the restrictions a gamer will think Why they are making fun with us? They were the first to announced but it's like they are not ready for this. I'm not a Fan boy I'm just a simple Gamer like anyone here :D

gosushi
gosushi

I am posting this comment due to the lack of actual Gamespot member comments :D

Tiktok Pekaboom
Tiktok Pekaboom

PS fanboy's reaction: When M$ does sth different - "Still trash, I dont give it a f***". When M$ does sth alike - "Copy, the same like PS". Go f*** yourselves, kiddos.

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

Hey, idiot! GameStop announced this weeks ago for XBox One only.

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

Microsoft is the future and Sony still hasn't innovated anything in the past 8 years...

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

It's not too late to switch your pre-order!...just kidding, do what you want. At least you're getting the PS4 and aren't bashing the Xbox One. I'm tired of all the criticism they are getting from Sony fans. I used to love Sony until I saw how the fans defend it like it's so innovative and the best thing out there when it's not and how Sony treats their consoles.

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

Sony is doing this too...and it's not a cable box...you still have to have the cable box in order to use that feature...it's not free TV, it's an easier way to watch the TV you already have without chaning the input on your TV

Kris Hixx
Kris Hixx

Yu Xbox fanboys really need a life wow! And maybe get some anger management courses too. Seriously Lmao

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

GameStop did this for Xbox One only weeks ago...not copying...do your research before you make another stupid comment you Playstation

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

PS+ is terrible. There is nothing special about it at all and Plus GameStop announced this promotion FOR XBOX ONE ONLY weeks ago...Sony just announced this within the past few days...so NO MICROSOFT IS NOT COPYING SONY...

Tommy Mcdaniel Jr
Tommy Mcdaniel Jr

lol it's called netflix, its a video game console and thats all they talked about during there press conference or what i watched. then they turned around and did the complete oppisite lol

Ty Bates
Ty Bates

I am still waiting for the Dreamcast 2. LOL!!

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

PS4 will NOT have TV watching capabilities. The whole thing that people missed about the fact that you can watch TV on your Xbox One is that they are makiing it easier to watch TV and play your Xbox. Instead of having to buy multiple HDMI cables and remembering which controls your TV and which controls your Xbox (or game system(s)), all you have to do is turn your Xbox One on and watch TV and movies, listen to music, and play games all without having to do something simple that people don't usually think irritates them but really does subconsciously as changing the input on your TV. It's not complicated and it's not stupid. Microsoft is looking to the future. The only thing that Sony has changed in their new console is updated hardware and making it easier for indy developers to add stuff to the store...o wait Ouya did that too so nope not that either. Better hardware doesn't solely constitute a new system by any means. Hell, Nintendo has innovated more with their last 2 console than Sony has in the past 8 years.

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

Sony has only played to the complaints of narrow-minded people who think that Microsoft sucks but have never played a single Xbox game in their life. I used my PS3 as a blu-ray player only...now I have no reason to buy a PS4 when Microsoft's Xbox One has so much to offer and so many functions that Sony fans may only see on the PS6.

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

Microsoft is thinking ahead to the future while Sony only cares about the past aka promising stuff that the PS3 could do but never delivered on...

Joseph P. Johnson
Joseph P. Johnson

GameStop already started promoting this weeks ago...and PS4 only announced this within the last few days so stop saying Sony did this first, Sony lovers.

Baz Beale
Baz Beale

X1=inferior machine in hardware and price...... the first kinect was awful it was only good for shouting out commands... and now shoving kinect 2 at you.... why can they not release a model without out kinect or are they all btrain dead over there

Doug Thomas Jr.
Doug Thomas Jr.

Sony stole this idea people. xbox had announced that a couple of weeks ago

David Chang
David Chang

So if I trade 10 games...I get a console?

Dan Truong
Dan Truong

if only sony had that offer too. change ur ps3 games to ps4 and only pay $10.

Chris Dye
Chris Dye

still has it yes but you don't have to have it plugged in. honestly i will probably just trade mine in and get more games

Frederick Quatman
Frederick Quatman

Actually Microsoft announced this a while ago, Amazon and Gamestop are doing it. Sony followed suit.

Thanatos2k
Thanatos2k

Why the hell are there suddenly so many Facebook comments?  Get that garbage out of here.

Paul Smith
Paul Smith

El go do your homework now, there's a good lad c:

kingoflife9
kingoflife9

xb1 pre ordered babyyyyy yesssss. cant wait.

Thomas Sutton
Thomas Sutton

Oh dear god! Playstation has just announced this and then Xbox do. Literally they have no idea do they! They just jump on Sony's back as soon as they say something, put me off ever buying this crap, a console with no brains or innovation.

blue_shift_91
blue_shift_91

@masterdrat 

no, the architectures of these consoles are different from those of the current gen. which is why you're seeing "select games" (likely the AAA and massive multiplayer ones) being available for trade-in.

joke_man
joke_man

@Dan Truong 

I assume you're being sarcastic...

Also, as to all parties with such offers, it's still stupid...

joke_man
joke_man

@Thanatos2k 

Literally thinking the same thing...If anything, you can creep and call idiot fanboys out...Some guy busted some Xbox fanboy yesterday for liking Twilight on his Facebook wall...

RadPro
RadPro

@Thomas Sutton You're an idiot if you actually think big decisions like this which involve millions of dollars are made on a whim.