Microsoft Announces Black Friday 2018 Deals Christine M November 12, 2018 Android, Consoles, iOS, Microsoft, Mobile, News, PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One Microsoft has announced some of the biggest deals for Black Friday; which includes savings on Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Game Pass, consoles, bundles, controllers, and more. Deals will be offered through the Microsoft online store, physical stores, and on Xbox or Windows 10 devices. The console savings will begin November 18th with game, console, and hardware sales to follow starting on the 22nd for the general public. Xbox Live Gold members will have access to game sales starting November 15th. Xbox Game Pass & Live Gold Microsoft is offering the first month of Game Pass to new members only for $1 between November 10th,2018 and January 3rd, 2019. This offer includes free and discounted access to over 100 games from Xbox 360 and Xbox One on Xbox One. This $1 offer will also apply to Xbox Live Gold, for new members only, which grants online access and access to “Deals With Gold” which gives players 50-75% in savings for different Xbox titles every week. November’s “Games With Gold” include Battlefield 1 and Assasin’s Creed. Between November 22nd through the 26th, anyone can purchase a 3-month subscription for 40% off. Usually $24.99 every 3 months, it is offered at $9.99 for the first 3 months with this discount. Console & Hardware Discounts Anyone purchasing an Xbox One S, Xbox One X or Xbox Wireless controller will receive a digital token for Gears of War 4 free at participating retailers. Discounts apply from November 18th through the 26th: The 1 TB Xbox One X (normally $499) will be offered for $399. The Xbox One S Minecraft Creators Bundle (normally $299) will be offered for $199. Certain bundles will be $70 off. Forza Horizon 4 Bundle (normally $499) will be offered for $429, with other bundles TBA. Discounts apply from November 22nd through the 26th: Select Xbox wireless controllers will be $20 off. Any custom controllers order through the Xbox Design lab will be $10 off. The Turtle Beach Stealth 300 Gaming Headset for Xbox One (usually $79.95) will be offered for $35 off at $44.95. Saving on Games Discounts from November 22nd to the 30th: Forza Horizon 4 (Standard Edition now $59.99) for up to 35% off Forza Motorsport 7 (Standard Edition now $49.99) for up to 50% off State of Decay 2 (Standard Edition now $29.99) for 35% off PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (Standard Edition now $29.99) for 35% off Sea of Thieves (Standard Edition now $59.99) for 50% off Super Lucky’s Tale (Standard Edition now $19.99) for 35% off Disneyland Adventures (Standard Edition now $19.99) for 35% off Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure for (Standard Edition now $19.99) 35% off Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection (Standard Edition now $19.99) for 35% off For more Black Friday game sales and all the latest gaming news, previews, and reviews; check out Gaming Access Weekly.