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Big surprise on Xbox: Microsoft can store
© Provided by Dr. Windows Xbox Microsoft Store Update It was not too long ago that I left out in a post about the permanent construction site Microsoft Store in Windows 10 , complained about the many inadequacies and asked whether there was still reason to Hope gives. One of these hopes was based on the "Project Mercury", behind it is the new store for the Xbox, which has been in development for a long time and which was delivered to all Xbox players this week.
Fancy a killer deal on an Xbox Live Gold subscription? We've got you covered. Microsoft charges $10 per month or $25 per quarter – but why pay that when you can find it cheaper elsewhere?
To get you the lowest price on an Xbox Live Gold 3-month, 6-month or 12-month subscription, we've shopped around for the biggest deals and discounts. We've also spotted some sweet deals on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, which includes Xbox Live Gold and 100+ games.
The best deals in Apple's Amazon store
Yes, Apple has a shop on Amazon.That means you can get official Apple products with free Prime shipping, and even better, it's almost the whole product line. From iPhones to Apple Watches, all the way to the Mac and almost everything in between. © Provided by CNN Think of it as an Apple store with a wide selection of products like Macs (desktops and laptops alike), iPhones (in unlocked variants), iPads, Apple Watches and countless first-party accessories. You'll also find a full selection of Beats by Dre products, and even Apple's own second-generation AirPods are in the store.
Read on and we'll explain the benefits of Xbox Live Gold and reveal where to find the biggest discounts and cheapest deals in the US. And thanks to(as well as and both incoming), let the price-busting commence!
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Xbox Live Gold benefits
If you want to get stuck into free-to-playmultiplayer games such as Fortnite, Destiny 2 and Call of Duty Warzone, you'll need an Xbox Live Gold subscription.
Xbox Live Gold also gets you up to four free games each month (two for Xbox One; two for Xbox 360). The 360 games are backward compatible, so you can play them on an Xbox One. Over the course of a year, Microsoft reckons members get up to $700 in free games. Pretty tempting, right?
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And the benefits don't end there. Xbox Live Gold members get up to 75% off games in the Xbox Store and are always first in line to download new games on the day they hit stores. Best of all, you won't even need to leave the couch.
The other major perk is that your digital games are stored in the cloud, so you can download them to your hard drive, or log into your account to a buddy's Xbox and download your games there.
In other words, an Xbox Live Gold subscription is essential if you want to squeeze maximum enjoyment out of your Xbox One or 360, so it's well worth having at your disposal. Especially at these prices.
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Best Amazon Prime Day Xbox Live Gold deals in the US
If you don't want to commit, Microsoft will sell you a 1-month Xbox Live Gold subscription for $9.99. The membership renews at that monthly price unless you cancel it. That's a hefty $120 annually.
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There are so many outstanding Prime Day TV deals on Amazon right now, but there's one brand in particular that really knocked it out of the park for Prime Day 2020. That brand is Samsung, which is currently offering up to $2,000 off its stunning 8K TVs as well as discounts up to $1,300 off its incredible lifestyle TVs like Frame TV and Serif TV. Visit Amazon's Prime Day 2020 hub to see all the latest deals, and be sure to check out BGR's PrimeAmazon is offering all sorts of terrific Prime Day TV deals this year. If you head over to Amazon’s Prime Day 2020 hub, however, you’ll probably only notice a few models that are being promoted heavily.
The best-value way to get Xbox Live Gold directly from Microsoft is to pay quarterly. The company charges $24.99 for a 3-month membership. That gets the cost down to under $100 per year.
The good news is that you can save even more with a 6- or 12-month membership. Microsoft no longer sells them direct to US gamers, though. That's sparked rumours that the company could be planning to switch things up when thelaunches, or perhaps upgrade all Xbox Live Gold members to Game Pass Ultimate. In the meantime, Xbox Live Gold is not going anywhere and now would be great time to get on board.
We've shopped around to beat Microsoft's subscription prices. Check out this month's best Xbox Live Gold deals and discounts below...
Xbox Live Gold 12-month subscription deals
Click over to online retailer CDKeys and you can secure a 12-month Xbox Live Gold membership for the discounted price of under $60. That's a huge saving of $40 off Microsoft's quarterly subscription.
All the best TV deals of Prime Day 2020, day 2
Everything you can imagine is on sale during Prime Day 2020, including massive new TVs from all the top brands. Some of the hottest deals available now are Fire TV Edition models starting at just $119.99, Sony 4K smart TVs starting at $669.99, up to $350 off LG OLED TVs, and up to $3,000 off Samsung QLED 8K TVs. Visit Amazon's Prime Day 2020 hub to see all the latest deals, and be sure to check out BGR's Prime Day deals roundup to see the very best bargains available right now. Lower-cost items tend to be more popular than anything else on Prime Day. Examples of popular Prime Day 2020 deals that have been quite popular include Instant Pot deals starting at just $49.
Xbox Live Gold 6 month subscription deals
Fancy a 6-month subscription? You can pay just thirty bucks for it at Amazon.com, saving you $20 off Microsoft's regular quarterly subscription, or $30 off a monthly subscription.
Xbox Live Gold 3-month subscription deals
The generous folk at CD Keys have dropped the price of a 3-month Xbox Live Gold subscription once again. It's almost $4 cheaper than Microsoft's price – enough for a couple of scoops of ice cream. Be quick – prices can fluctuate.
Get Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for only $1
Want to level up your online gaming? You'll want to consider the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. It gets you all the benefits of Xbox Live Gold membership plus access to over 100 awesome games, which can be played on Xbox, PC and – when Microsoft xCloud officially launches – Android mobile devices.
That's one heck of a deal. But here's the best bit: gamers can turn their Xbox Live Gold membership into Game Pass Ultimate membership. And no, that's not a typo – it's only a dollar. That's a massive 93% saving!
After that, it'll auto-renew at the regular price of $14.99 per month but it can be cancelled at any time – there's no contract to worry about.
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You save even more money if you're prepared to dive straight into a 3-month Game Pass Ultimate subscription. Here's this month's hottest deals...
Xbox Game Pass 3-month subscription deals
Game Pass Ultimate lets you download and play over 100 popular games, enjoy up to 75% off in the Xbox Store and download new titles on launch day. You can get it for under $30 per quarter at CD Keys.
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