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Does the Xbox One Day One Edition come with one free year of XBL Gold?

Xbox One Day One Edition XBL Xbox Live Free Year Rumor

#1 kryten4000gti   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   4 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  


Posted 22 June 2013 - 11:23 PM

My apologies if this has been hashed out in another thread.  I did try to search for it before posting.


I am considering getting a Day One Edition XBOX One.  I was going to pass, but when I heard that they were throwing in a free year of XBL, that sweetened the deal enough that it pushed me over the fence and I bit.  Now I see that there are sites saying that this was a mis-communication and I do not see it listed explicitly in the ads for the day one edition on amazon, etc.  Looking over the different forums, however, I see people who are posting in tweets (reportedly) from XBOX support where the 12 months of XBL is confirmed.


(for those interested and want to look it up, someone using @XboxSupport3 tweeted to someone named @SpeedyBlueDude that it was in the deal on June 10th and it was re-tweeted)


Has Microsoft put out any official clarifications?  The story was widely reported but then seemingly walked back.  Right now it is just confusing.  If anyone has anything official (not speculation, I am not trying to bait the trolls) that they could point me to, I would appreciate it.  If it is not part of the deal and I also have to purchase the headset, that may very well push me back to waiting.



#2 htz  

Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:21 AM





I hope this clears it up for you.

#3 Blublue4   I Won't Stare CAGiversary!   392 Posts   Joined 2.8 Years Ago  

Posted 23 June 2013 - 04:24 AM



Kidding. It's nice that someone would take the time to completely help like that.

#4 kidrocklive   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1977 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  


Posted 05 July 2013 - 07:43 PM

exclusive achievement is definitely the most hilarious thing ever.

#5 ColFantastic   Ranking Officer CAGiversary!   473 Posts   Joined 2.9 Years Ago  


Posted 05 July 2013 - 08:09 PM

exclusive achievement is definitely the most hilarious thing ever.


Totally. It's probably going to be 5 gamerscores too.

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#6 litepink   Target! CAGiversary!   1234 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 06 July 2013 - 09:18 PM

Totally. It's probably going to be 5 gamerscores too.


No, it'll probably be 0 Gamerscore, like the pre-order one (might be the same achievement even)