Xbox is having a Countdown Sale between today (December 22) and January 7. There are deals on consoles and games for both Xbox One and Xbox 360. The deals are even better if you have Xbox Live Gold.

Console deals start with a $299 Xbox One between now and December 26.

Plus, a whole bunch of good Xbox One games are on sale. Digital deals last from now until January 7.

Here are the digital deals in effect today:

  • a PopCap bundle with Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warfare and Peggle 2 for 17.99, $15 if you’re a Gold member
  • Need for Speed for $30, $24 if you’re a Gold member

Daily deals will continue all week, and there are deals that last all week, too, including:

  • Borderlands, the Handsome Collection
  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • Fast & Furious
  • a bunch of Forza games
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • NBA 2K16
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Madden NFL 16
  • Rory McIlroy PGA Tour
  • LEGO Batman 3
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
  • Don’t Starve: Giant Edition

Plus a lot more. The official list is here.

There are also a some Xbox 360 titles on for great prices, including Call of Duty Black Ops for $14, $10 if you have Gold.

And Fable II for the Xbox 360 is on sale as well, but BONUS: it also plays on the Xbox One since it’s one of those backward-compatible games.


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