Microsoft has announced a price cut for the Xbox One. The console will be available for $299 in the US only and includes the Xbox One Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians bundle, the Xbox One Elite bundle, and the Xbox One 1TB Holiday bundle. This price drop will be available starting today, December 9 through Saturday, December 26. These bundles do not include the Kinect which can be purchased separately. Additionally, a new game sale has been announced in the Xbox Store called the Countdown Sale. The sale will begin on December 22 and run through January 7 and will offer deals daily and weekly on Xbox games.