Xbox One Titanfall bundle drops to $450 at Wal-Mart, Best Buy

[UPDATE] Deal also valid at Amazon.

[UPDATE 2] Use code "X1AMAZON" to get $50 off on the Xbox One Titanfall bundle at Amazon.

[UPDATE] Xbox One systems, including the Titanfall bundle, are also available for $450 at Best Buy.

The original story is below.

The Xbox One Titanfall bundle and standard edition consoles are currently selling for $450 at Wal-Mart. That's a nice markdown of $50 from the system's official $499 price point.

The deal went live today (thank you, Dealzon), though it's unclear how long it will last. If you're on the prowl for a new Xbox One, now seems like a good time to jump in, as it's the best deal around.

Other retailers like GameStop and Amazon continue to sell the Xbox One and the Xbox One Titanfall bundle for full price.

For the Wal-Mart deal, you'll need to add the console to checkout and then sign in to a Wal-Mart or guest account to see the final price. Free shipping and free store pickup delivery options are available.

Wal-Mart is also currently offering a "starter" Xbox One bundle that includes a system and your choice of any Xbox One game for $500.

The world's largest retailer made other gaming-focused headlines this week, as Wal-Mart on Monday announced that it would go head-to-head with GameStop in the used game space with a trade-in program launching March 26.

Eddie Makuch is a news editor at GameSpot, and you can follow him on Twitter @EddieMakuch
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Phrase_Universe
Phrase_Universe

Has anyone thought about what happens when the PS4 makes a price drop? I don't expect it to happen this year, but a $299 PS4 would be killer. There's no way MS can win this gen. 

McGregor
McGregor

Wow, I thought that these consoles were supposed to sell out fast...guess that didn't happen.

iMpLuX
iMpLuX

*sigh* Wish I had an extra $450 laying around. I would definitely buy my first Microsoft console ever at this price. Plus you can get a free game too for $500? But alas I don't have the funds. One day I'll get Titanfall on PC and forget this silly dream of actually owning a Microsoft console.

Triton
Triton

Shame didn't launch like this. Not a fan of Kinect, but this makes me feel like I am not really paying that much for it. Still I think I will hold out until more games show up.

Redsyrup
Redsyrup

If only Microsoft had some real first party games studios. What I wouldn't give for a new Crimson Skies game...

berzerk0912
berzerk0912

And after taxes you really only save $21.43. I'll wait for a better deal. I'm in no rush.

Gravity_Slave
Gravity_Slave

That's a tempting deal. Not only do you get Titanfall included free, you get another $50 knocked off. Over a hundred in savings. I was holding out for the PS4 but I might have to get the X1 first. Decisions, decisions...

tendoboy1984
tendoboy1984

The only thing I hate about the PS4 is the controller. It has a built-in battery pack that can only be charged using micro-USB. As we all know, micro-USB is extremely fragile, and I have no idea how it became the standard for mobile devices.

Microsoft gives us a choice whether to use a battery pack or AA batteries. I know the Xbox One controller also has micro-USB, but we aren't forced to use it. Rechargeable AA batteries work just fine. :)

rickphoenixxx
rickphoenixxx

A 399.99 X1 console WITH Kinect? That looks more and more plausible by the day and it would be sweet tits.

emptycow718
emptycow718

microsoft just took over the u.s market sorry sony 

PetJel
PetJel

I feel sorry for the people that bought the console for 500 bucks without a game just weeks ago. :>

tendoboy1984
tendoboy1984

Microsoft should have released the Xbox One in 2 SKU's, one with Kinect and one without. That way everyone is happy. It worked for the Xbox 360.

tendoboy1984
tendoboy1984

So the Xbox One comes with a free game and Kinect for only $50 more than the PS4? That's a better value. Best Buy will give me $276 for my PS4, so if I get an Xbox One I'll just pay $200 for the difference.

tendoboy1984
tendoboy1984

Microsoft and the NSA are going to spy on everyone having sex! Oh no! Please. If you people are that paranoid, you might as well turn off your smartphone cameras also. The Kinect is necessary to use Skype, broadcast video while streaming on Twitch, navigating the console with voice commands, etc.

If cameras on game consoles are so bad, then why is the PS4 camera selling so well? I'm sure you all remember the PS2 EyeToy. Where were all the paranoid people back then?

kovaras1984
kovaras1984

Still loving titanfall n its been out ages now, very good fun game

snacky_smorez
snacky_smorez

Just get titanfall on PC and save yourself 400$.

raistlinmaj13
raistlinmaj13

Right. Nice comment that doesn't make any sense whatsoever. You pay sales tax regardless of amount...

$500 @ 7% sales tax: $535

$450 @ 7% sales tax: $482.50

I.E. you save $53.50... What world do you live in?

Eza08
Eza08

@tendoboy1984  How are batteries better than being  able to recharge using a USB? 

rickphoenixxx
rickphoenixxx

$500-600 is seen as too much for a video game console generally, so this obviously will spur sales. Makes one kind of wonder how many PS4 sales happened simply due to the lower entry price....

rickphoenixxx
rickphoenixxx

@PetJel The early adopters always take the hit...I just hate they had so few good games to play on the systems at xmas tho.

bunchanumbers
bunchanumbers

@PetJel Most knew about Titanfall coming and held off on purchases. Its also why sales lagged leading up to the release. People were waiting for a bundle and MS delivered.

SurlyPotato
SurlyPotato

@tendoboy1984  Both of the next Gen systems are a massive disappointment so far - none are worth buying.

emptycow718
emptycow718

@snacky_smorez  "As an avid PC gamer, one should note that the cost of PC gaming is still higher. Even if i'm being conservative with the numbers. A realistic low end motherboard is $100 and a 500GB hard drive should run you about $40 if you get it on sale. Throw in a cheap $30 case (won't have usb 3.0 btw). 8 GB of ram that'll run you about $60 if you get a decent, fair price. Of course you could find sales and shave a few bucks off of these, but I'm talking basics here. $10 keyboard, $10 mouse.


We haven't even discussed a processor yet. Xbox One's processor is hard to compare to PC's because it's custom designed. The specs aren't great but it's 8 core and highly efficient. One around the quality of Xbone's will run you $50 at least.. A network card of some sort is a must, you're looking at around $30 for a realistically reliable card. Comparable cheap sound card runs you $20 and thats being extremely conservative. Minimal blu ray drive is $40. Plus the $150 for this video card.

By my count and being relatively conservative with the numbers you need to put out $540 to make a comparable but fairly weaker machine than xbox 1. And i assure this bare bones computer I drafted up wont run Titanfall as well as the bone. Also one should note this is BEFORE the cost of your windows operating system. And i didn't include a webcam"

grebnitty
grebnitty

@snacky_smorez There are a lot more reasons to own a xbox one then just Titanfall. Try again.

berzerk0912
berzerk0912

@raistlinmaj13 And if you are "smart" shopper (apparently not you) you would know that you can buy game consoles, games, pc parts, or get better deals from some online stores that does not charge sales tax plus get free shipping... What world do you live in?

rickphoenixxx
rickphoenixxx

@sladakrobot @rickphoenixxxYeah, but how many of them secretly may want to get an X1 and try out the Kinect/Titanfall or are curious about games like Halo or Forza but only ever owned Sony consoles? MS wants to get a big install base initially and may not mind taking the loss at all if it means gaining ground on those super PS4 sales. Even the hardest Xbox loyalist has probably peeked at God of War or uncharted a few times also.

tendoboy1984
tendoboy1984

But $450 plus tax is still $500, so we aren't really saving anything.

tendoboy1984
tendoboy1984

But $450 plus tax is $500, so we aren't really saving anything.

19James89
19James89

@rickphoenixxx Quite possibly, I mean apart from Infamous Second Son is there anything worth playing on the PS4?

emptycow718
emptycow718

@19James89 @emptycow718  they just started selling  the xboxone for a very fair price  with one of the biggest games of the year  at best buy and walmart  i will bet you   this system will sell million in the u.s and over take the ps4 in the u.s  also the x1 is already out selling the ps4 in the u.s 

snacky_smorez
snacky_smorez

Yeah PC gaming is more expensive but spend 500$ on a low end and you can play games, and do schoolwork and a ton of other stuff.

tendoboy1984
tendoboy1984

I like all consoles equally (except for OUYA), and I prefer the Xbox One controller over the PS4's. The Xbox One controller is more comfortable to hold, and you can use rechargeable AA batteries instead of being forced to charge it with micro-USB.

19James89
19James89

@emptycow718 @rickphoenixxx I have no idea, I'll take your word for it. 

If MS offers the best exclusives then I'll go with them this generation and pick up my first Xbox console. If Sony has the better exclusives, I'll go with them and get my fourth PS console.

emptycow718
emptycow718

@rickphoenixxx @emptycow718  the xboxone has been said to reach 200GB per second of memory bandwidth  using edram..for people who dont know thats faster than the memory  in the ps4     the reason ms went with edram and 8gigs of ddr3 was one  heat another was price  along with that   like i said  the set up ms is using could outperform    the ram thats in the ps4 in the not to far future

rickphoenixxx
rickphoenixxx

@emptycow718 The 1080p Sony bragging was kind of a big deal but it's deflating fast as a talking point. KIllzone's multiplayer was actually nowhere near 1080p even and what's shocking is no one even noticed at first(they just trusted Sony). The upcoming X1 games will mostly all be between 900p-1080p thanks to a new easier sdk anyways so there IS that. At the moment the X1 has some better exclusives and Titanfall is selling super well in the bundle. Sony should consider an Infamous bundle of sorts to to counter perhaps.

emptycow718
emptycow718

@sladakrobot @emptycow718  i like both consoles but at the moment my x1 is getting way more play  and the tv featurs of the xboone is awesome if you are into sporting evens   you can be playing titanfall and in the small screen have  a sports even etc  also i think the  x1 control blows the ps4 control away   a game control is a big deal to me 

sladakrobot
sladakrobot

@emptycow718 I wished it were Panzer Dragoon but its Crimson Dragon.
Its a big shame that the controls and the aim feature is not on the same stick like in PD.

rickphoenixxx
rickphoenixxx

@19James89 @emptycow718I like the achievement carry over and familiarity with the X controller and most my friends are getting a One soooo a PS4 would be a second console buy later in the life cycles most likely.

emptycow718
emptycow718

@19James89 @emptycow718  forza 5 ,dead rising 3,killer instinct ,titanfall , panzer dragon,ryse , etc  all the ps4 had was killzone    and all this talk of 1080p other than that  it means nothing the ps4 has nothing at the moment 

19James89
19James89

@emptycow718 I played the Tomb Raider game on the PS3. 


Even the Xbox One doesn't have any games that excite me presently, I have had a bit of experience with Ryse and quite enjoyed it, but a part from that, nothing, nada and the same applies to the PS4. If I buy either console, I'll wait until after E3 to decide which one I'll buy.

emptycow718
emptycow718

@19James89 @rickphoenixxx  tomb raider hd   but i have that on ps+  on my ps3 truth is the xboxone has more features and more games  than the ps4