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Microsoft Stores announced its 12 Days of Deals – the store’s annual series of incredible, one-day-only savings and doorbusters – and there are a ton of can’t-miss deals on Xbox One bundles, games, controllers and more. Savings run December 5 -16 at your local Microsoft Store and microsoftstore.com while supplies last. In-store doorbuster deals are exclusively available at brick-and-mortar locations, while supplies last. Xbox and gaming offers include:

  • Day 3 (December 7): Save 50 percent on select Xbox One games, including Battlefield 1, ReCore and Call of Duty Infinite Warfare. Gamers headed to their local Microsoft Store can take advantage of an In-Store Doorbuster Deal to get a $50 Microsoft Store gift card with the purchase of a 12-month subscription to Groove Music.
  • Day 4 (December 8): When you visit your local Microsoft Store, get a $25 Microsoft Store gift card while supplies last with the purchase of a 12-month Xbox Live Goldsubscription, giving you access to the fastest, most reliable gaming network, free games through the Games with Gold program, exclusive discounts on games purchased through the Xbox Store and more.
  • Day 7 (December 11): Get a $25 Microsoft Store gift card with the purchase of select Xbox Wireless Controllers. And for those looking to take an Xbox One home too, you can save $120 on select Xbox One* bundles (500GB) at your local Microsoft Store, while supplies last.
  • Day 8 (December 12): Save $50 and get two free select games with the purchase of select Xbox One S and Xbox One bundles. Plus, if you’re one of the first in line at your local Microsoft Store, you can also get a $25 Microsoft Store gift card.
  • Day 9 (December 13): Get a $100 Microsoft Store gift card with the purchase of an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, offering some very real savings on virtual reality. Want to test it before you buy? You can try HTC Vive or Oculus Rift for yourself at select Microsoft Store locations.
  • Day 10 (December 14): Save up to $1,000 on select Intel powered gaming PCs, starting at $799. You can also get Microsoft Studios blockbuster games: Quantum Break, Halo 5: Guardians and Forza Motorsport 6, for $19.99, as an in-store doorbuster deal at your local Microsoft Store.

For a full list of the 12 Days of Deals offers, visit the The Fire Hose blogs. With such great savings, there’s never been a better time to visit microsoftstore.com.

*Offer applies to original Xbox One bundles

A winning combination of the most critically acclaimed holiday lineup of exclusives in Xbox history, the New Xbox One Experience complete with Backward Compatibility, and an extensive line-up of console bundles, drove record Xbox One sales in the U.S. and Xbox Store sales worldwide, with record engagement from Xbox fans around the world over Black Friday week.

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  • Xbox fans around the world spent a total of 325 million hours gaming on Xbox Live this past week. Hours spent playing games on Xbox One last week were up 196 percent compared to Black Friday week in 2014, and time spent using Xbox apps increased a whopping 321 percent.
  • Worldwide Xbox Black Friday sales in the Xbox Store broke records with an increase of 57 percent across Xbox One and Xbox 360, global Xbox Live Gold subscriptions were up over 40 percent, and U.S. Xbox One console sales at retail were up 22 percent over the same period last year, making it the second biggest Black Friday week in 15 years of Xbox history in the U.S.
  • Total paid unique users in the Xbox Store also broke records with an increase of 55 percent across Xbox One and Xbox 360 compared to Black Friday week last year, with 88 percent growth on Xbox One alone.
  • Gamers have logged more than 4 million hours playing Xbox 360 games on Xbox One since Backward Compatibility launched on Nov. 12.

We’ve also seen incredible Windows 10 gaming momentum heading into the holidays:

  • In November, hours spent gaming on Windows 10 exceeded Windows 8 for the first time ever.
  • Since Windows 10 launched in July, gamers have streamed over 5 million hours of Xbox One game content to Windows 10 PCs with Fallout 4 streamed the most frequently in November.
  • Last month, nearly 30 percent of all Steam players played on Windows 10; there were six times more gamers playing Steam on Windows 10 than OSX and Linux combined.
  • Nearly 20 percent of all non-mobile devices are now running on Windows 10 — roughly double from just 3 month ago.

This is just the start to the holiday season. It’s an amazing holiday for Xbox fans and we are thankful to the community for their passion for gaming on Xbox. Be sure to check out Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals for special promotions and savings on select Xbox One console and games.