The Best Xbox deals of August 2022
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An Xbox is a great way to pass the time and game with friends or alone, especially with the days getting shorter. We’ve scoured the web for the best Xbox deals that are available right now.
See also: Xbox Series X buyer’s guide
While we’ve found some fantastic deals on games and accessories, console deals are thinner on the ground. But now that the world is opening up more from the pandemic, we’re not seeing the same insane demand. We’re even starting to see some deals on the Xbox Series X or S for the first time. You’ll find it all below.
Best Xbox deals
All of these deals were live at the time of writing, but we’ll do our best to update the list as we find new offers.
Xbox One Games
If you already have one of the Xbox One consoles, you might want to grab a new game or two to escape the world for a while. This past generation has an extensive library of blockbuster games to discover, and thankfully there isn’t the same scarcity of game deals as there is on consoles right now.
We’ve found that Walmart and Amazon often have the best deals on Xbox games. Here’s a selection of our favorites:
You can also take advantage of a discounted three-month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership for $28.29. The membership includes access to Xbox Live Gold and EA Play, which together feature well over a hundred games to play across all your devices.
See also: The best Xbox One games you can buy
Xbox One Accessories
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There’s always room to enhance your gaming experience with accessories, but they often have high price tags that add up quickly. That’s why it’s best to grab them when they’re on sale. Say, for instance, an extra carbon black Xbox One controller for just $59 ($6 off) from Amazon right now.
Xbox One X consoles
The first choice you have to make if you want to buy an Xbox is which model is right for you. If you’re a power user, the Xbox One X is the larger and more powerful option. It features a slimmer, more powerful graphics card and DirectX 12 optimized cores.
See also: Xbox Series X vs. Series S.
Even better, the Xbox One X features native 4K support and 12GB of GDDR5 memory for faster startups and smoother performance. The One X also has a redesigned fan system for better cooling. Your favorite games and accessories should work with either Xbox model, so the decision mainly comes down to price and performance.
Deals and new consoles are almost impossible to find on both consoles right now. Here are some refurbished options from reputable outlets:
Xbox One S consoles
As you can probably guess, the Xbox One S is the smaller and lighter of the two consoles. It’s an upgrade over the original Xbox One, and it’s the more affordable model currently available. The Xbox One S supports HDR 10 like the One X, and both consoles feature Dolby Atmos sound.
See also: How to get Netflix on the Xbox One.
If you’re looking for a console to hold you over until the new Xbox Series X comes out, the One S may be your best bet. You should have no problem with backward compatibility, and the Xbox One S also embraces digital gaming in a way that the One X doesn’t; you can buy a One S without a disc slot for exclusively digital gaming.
As stated above, it’s nearly impossible to find these new consoles at reasonable prices right now.
Xbox Series X and Series S consoles
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The games and accessories deals above almost all apply to the Xbox One consoles as well as the Xbox Series S and X machines. But we’re starting to see a few offers on the latest generation of consoles for the first time.
Read more: Xbox Series X vs Series S
If you’re ready to upgrade then here are a few ways to save money:
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