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Prime Day Xbox Deals: Best Early Discounts On Consoles, Games, And More

With Amazon Prime Day (technically called Prime Early Access Sale) running October 11-12, you can expect to see plenty of great gaming deals over the next week. If the Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One is your platform of choice, you’ve come to the right place for Prime Day Xbox deals. Though there will be plenty more deals that become available over the next several days, major retailers already have a nice batch of discounts.

Thanks to Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Series X|S are popular consoles for frugal gamers. But while many big titles are included in the service, many third-party blockbusters are missing from the Game Pass catalog. If you’re looking to pick up one of those titles (or you’re simply not a Game Pass subscriber), you’ll be glad to know that dozens of titles are on sale as a part of several early Prime Day promotions.

Xbox games aren’t the only thing on sale ahead of October’s Prime Day, as you’ll also find a ton of accessories such as headsets and controllers available for some of the lowest prices of 2022. And if you’re still looking for an Xbox Series X|S console, a few great bundles are up for grabs.

You’ll find a roundup of the best early Prime Day deals for Xbox games and Xbox accessories below. Be sure to check back in the coming days as Amazon’s event kicks off–and other retailers launch competing promotions.

But before diving into some great game and accessory deals, here are a few console discounts to peruse, along with a great deal on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Live Gold.

For more early Prime Day deals, check out our roundups for PS5 and Nintendo Switch.

Xbox Series S + Bonus Controller

$250 ($360) | Live October 6-8

Xbox Series X 1TB + Bonus Controller

$530 ($580)

Xbox Series S Console (Certified – Refurbished)

$250 ($300)

Xbox Live Gold + Game Dev Bundle

$20 ($40)

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (3 Months)

$31 ($45)

Best Xbox Game Deals

The number of Xbox games on sale right now is truly staggering. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is available for just $19, Back 4 Blood is only $11, and Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is $37–all of which are easy recommendations with those price tags.

Cyberpunk 2077 is seeing something of a revival right now, and you can pick up a copy for just $25 at Amazon. No doubt it had some faults at launch, but a wave of patches has cleaned up Night City and turned it into a wonderful open-world adventure. There are still a few rough edges, but exploring Night City on Xbox Series X is miles better today and is definitely worth your time.

Plenty of other great titles are on sale, and we’ve put together a shortlist of the best Xbox game deals below.

Alan Wake Remastered

$20 ($30)

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (preowned)

$19 ($60)

Back 4 Blood

$11 ($30)

Battlefield 2042

$20 ($60)

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time

$22 ($60)

Cyberpunk 2077

$25 ($60)

Destroy All Humans

$12 ($20)

Doom Eternal

$15 ($39)

Far Cry 6

$24 ($60)

Guardians of the Galaxy

$25 ($60)

Halo Infinite

$35 ($60)

Hot Wheels Unleashed

$20 ($50)

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

$37 ($50)

Madden NFL 23

$51 ($70)


$10 ($20)

Marvel’s Avengers

$11 ($40)

Microsoft Flight Simulator

$30 ($60)

MLB The Show 22

$20 ($60)

Red Dead Redemption 2

$25 ($60)

WWE 2K22

$30 ($60)

Best Xbox Accessory Deals

Headsets, controllers, and even more headsets–that’s what you’ll find discounted leading up to Prime Day. Whether you’re looking for a high-end product from Razer or a budget device from HyperX, there’s no shortage of great Xbox headsets on sale right now.

You’ll also find a few great controllers with slashed prices, including an open-box Microsoft Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller for $112. A standard Xbox Wireless Controller can also be had for $44, down from $60. Both of those are solid deals, and it’s best to check them out before they disappear. There are even a few controller bundle deals that come with a free game.

From charging stations and headsets to controllers and more, you’ll find the best Xbox accessory deals below.

Xbox Core Wireless Controller (Robot White)

$44 ($60)

Xbox Wireless Controller (Black) + Watch Dogs: Legion

$56 ($120)

Xbox Wireless Controller (White) + Watch Dogs: Legion

$56 ($120)

Xbox Core Controller (Electric Volt)

$49 ($65)

Xbox Elite Series 2 Core White Controller + Watch Dogs: Legion

$131 ($190)

Fosmon Dual 2 Max Charging Station

$30 ($40)

HyperX CloudX Wired Gaming Headset

$45 ($70)

Microsoft Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller (Open box)

$112 ($130)

OIVO Xbox Series X Controller Charger Station

$23 ($40)

PowerA Fusion Pro 2 Wired Controller

$63 ($90)

Razer BlackShark V2 X Gaming Headset

$50 ($60)

Razer Kaira Pro Wireless Headset

$130 ($150)

Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma Wired Pro Controller

$130 ($150)

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Wired Headset

$40 ($70)

SteelSeries Arctis 9X Wireless Headset

$160 ($200)

Thrustmaster eSwap S Controller

$120 ($130)

Turtle Beach Recon Spark Gaming Headset

$35 ($50)

Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 Wireless Headset

$110 ($150)

Turtle Beach VelocityOne Flight System

$350 ($380)

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