Microsoft Black Friday Preview: Includes Huge Deals On Surface Devices, Windows Laptops, And More [Video]By Noi Ramirez
Microsoft rolled out its list of Black Friday deals that includes up to $429 off of a Microsoft Surface Pro 4.
Gamers going for the Xbox One or Xbox One S bundle gets a $50 discount, plus a $25 gift code, and select game starting at $249, According to PCMag, Microsoft is also dropping prices on games like "Gears of War 4" including the entire "Gears Xbox 360 Collection" by $25 as well as offering "ReCore" at $20 off.
The Microsoft online store is already previewing other items that are up for sale beginning Nov. 24. The site says it is offering the Surface book at $1,499 off $400 from the original retail price of $1,899. It does not say however if it is saving for an Intel Core i5 or the Core i7 model, which both retails at $1,899.
Biggest savings on the listing is for the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet with 256GB of storage, an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and a type cover for $999 that is $429 off the original retail price. Another surface device up for grabs is the Surface Book, giving away at $1,499, $400 off from the retail $1,899. However, the specific configuration is not listed, and according to ZDNet, it could be the Core i5 with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Microsoft also listed Windows 10 laptops on its site from various manufacturers including Dell and Alienware. However, ZDNet notes that Microsoft is playing one of the favorite Black Friday Retailer Tricks by tagging the original price as much higher than that of its actual retail price. Rounding it all up, the price discount for each does not go beyond $100 discount for each item as what is the claimed savings you get on the purchase.
Other Microsoft products are also listed including game controllers, headsets and much more. You may visit the site to see the complete Microsoft Black Friday Deals listing here.