Microsoft Discounts The Xbox One To $250 For A Limited Time Jary Zaidi July 25, 2016 Gaming, Microsoft, News Microsoft is dropping the cost of its Xbox One console to $249, which is half of the original price when the game system was released in 2013. This is the third price cut during the past few months, and before the launch of the Xbox One S/Slim in August. All of the software giant’s 500GB versions are now just $249, which includes bundled games such as “Forza Motorsport 6”. “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition”, “Quantum Break”, “Rare Replay”, and “Rise of the Tomb Raider”. Starting today and for a limited time in the US: All 500GB Xbox One Consoles will be $249 https://t.co/Byg74z1lvo pic.twitter.com/XITBD8C260 — Larry Hryb #XboxOneX (@majornelson) July 24, 2016 The new price represents a $100 discount, and at GameStop the markdown also applies to the 1TB Xbox One, bringing the price down to $300. The last time we saw a major price drop for the Xbox One was back in March, with the console marked down to $300 during Microsoft’s Spring Sale. Share It!