Microsoft’s Annual Xbox Ultimate Summer Sale Kicks Off Tomorrow


Following suit with Valve’s Steam Summer Picnic Sale, Microsoft has confirmed via its Xbox Wire blog that their own annual sale is due to kick off tomorrow, which promises to offer up to 60% off the usual price for a wide range of titles and their corresponding DLC content.

Microsoft’s Will Tuttle says the sale period will from July 5 to 11, featuring “over 250 deals” as well as “for the first time ever,” a bunch of deals for games on Windows 10.

Summer’s ultimate sale is back and running from July 5 through July 11. The Ultimate Game Sale will feature over 250 deals on Xbox titles and, for the first time ever, will include Windows 10 games and special pricing for Xbox One consoles.

Xbox game deals include a savings of up to 40 to 60 percent, with some at more than 60 percent off! In addition, Xbox Live Gold members save up to 10 percent more on top of the discounts. A few of these deals are fan favorites and new games such as The Division’s first DLC, ARK: Survival Evolved, DOOM, Dark Souls lll, and Quantum Break. In addition, there will be deals on several Xbox One Backward Compatibility games such as The Witcher 2, Left 4 Dead 2, Counter-Strike: GO, and South Park: The Stick of Truth, all now playable on Xbox One.

For the full list of Xbox One and 360 games currently confirmed to be getting their prices slashed (and by how much), you can head over to Major Nelson’s blog by clicking here. If you don’t already own the former, Microsoft’s doing its best to get you involved by offering “special pricing” on the box during the sale period.