Black Friday is always an event that is looked forward to when it comes to the end of each November, for the very simple fact that one will be able to save a whole lot of money in the process with the right deals in place from a range of vendors and retailers. If you have been hankering after some sleek looking Microsoft hardware to make up part of your gadget arsenal but have held off the purchase decision because you find it challenging to balance the books at the end of the month, fret not. Microsoft has revealed details of its Black Friday sale, where among them include a massive $430 discount off its family of Surface devices, as well as huge savings on Windows 10 computers. Even the relatively new Xbox One S will not be exempt from such price slashes, although you cannot expect a phenomenal discount but rather, a sizeable one.
Microsoft’s Black Friday 2016 deals will be launched online on Wednesday, November 23 at 9 p.m. PST. This is one day earlier that many other retailers, which might be a good place to start with an early mover advantage. There will be in-store events that will also kick off at participating locations on Thanksgiving Day itself, and will make its way to all Microsoft Stores on Black Friday itself.
All of the Microsoft Surface deals will be available from Thanksgiving Day until Cyber Monday, which falls on November 28. These deals are not location specific, but will be made available to all Microsoft Stores and Best Buy locations. We have been reliably informed that consumers can look forward to a minimum $400 discount off the Surface Book i5 256GB, and a very good example of this would be via through Microsoft an exclusive Best Buy bundle with Surface Pro 4 128GB and the Signature Type Cover -- retailing for $599.
Those who prefer to get a spot of gaming with a better experience can definitely look forward to the Xbox One S bundle. If you would like to enhance your console gaming sessions at home, then you are able to opt for any new Xbox One S bundle for $249, which would be a $50 discount off the regular $299 price tag. Microsoft as well as a slew of participating retailers such as Best Buy and Target will be offering the same $50 discount on any new 1TB Xbox One or Xbox One S bundle -- as long as you make the purchase between November 20 and November 23. Should you be tired of your existing game library, fret not -- Microsoft will now slash the price of Gears of War 4 as well as the whole Gears Xbox 360 Collection by $25, while giving ReCore a $20 discount.
Xbox Live Gold members are able to benefit from early access to the Black Friday digital deals on November 18 itself, in addition to some other exclusive sales. Certainly this is another example of membership having its privileges, right? Are you stoked with what Microsoft has in store for the masses this Black Friday?