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Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Begins Today, Includes 250-Plus Deals

As Steam's summer sale comes to an end, Microsoft's begins.


Looking to pick up some new games this summer? Microsoft's annual Ultimate Game Sale might have what you're looking for. The sale, announced last week, kicked off today, July 5, and runs until July 11. There are more than 250 deals available, offering savings of up to 60 percent off. On top of that, Xbox Live Gold members can save up to 10 percent more.

The sale features Xbox One and Xbox 360 deals alongside offers on Windows 10 PC games and Xbox One consoles--you can now get the system for $280.

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Among the games included are newer releases like Doom ($42), Quantum Break ($45), Mirror's Edge Catalyst ($36), Dark Souls III ($45), and The Division ($40). As for older titles, Fallout 4 is discounted to $30, while Watch Dogs is marked down to $12.

Xbox 360 games featured in the sale include Red Dead Redemption ($7.50), WWE 2K16 ($20), Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor ($5), Far Cry 4 ($20), and BioShock Infinite ($10).

This is just a very small sampling of all the offers. Major Nelson's blog has a full listing of all the deals, including information about which Xbox 360 games in the sale are playable on Xbox One through backwards compatibility.

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