Come get you some: Microsoft Black Friday Sale is legit
When I wrote about Microsoft’s Xbox Black Friday sales last week, I noted some steep discounts on Battlefield 1 and some fine savings on older Xbox One games, like Kinect Sports. Today, the sale kicked into high gear with deep discounts on television shows, and movies.
For those that weren’t following along, Microsoft kicked off a Xbox Black Friday Sale late last week for anyone that has Xbox Live Gold. Earlier today, it extended that savings across its ecosystem. Now the Windows Store is joining in on the party, which is great news for people who value movies and television shows as much as they do video games.
The Goonies, Now You See Me, Kick-Ass and What to Expect When You’re Expecting are just a sampling of the movies that Microsoft is offering users for $4.99. To be clear, items in the movie store normally cost $8.99 or more. Some new classics are available for $9.99. Among those are Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Independence Day Resurgence, Warcraft, 007 Specter, Star Trek Beyond, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Brooklyn, Skyfall, Joy and Barbershop: The Next Cut.
The first seasons of some popular shows are discounted by as much as 50% in the television store. The Shinnara Chronicles, Orphan Black, Chicago PD, The Blind spot, Blacklist, NCIS, Scorpion, Mom, The Good Place, South Park, Ballers, Empire, Lethal Weapon and more are as much as half off. Bar Rescue is on sale too, but I wouldn’t pay money to watch 12 episodes of John Taffer yell at people who clearly have no business in, you know, business.
I should also note that Justin Bieber and The Weekend’s last albums are available for $.99 in the Music Store.
As you can imagine, I’m currently cashing in a boatload of Microsoft Rewards points to take advantage of this savings.