Retailer Target Corp. this week began selling Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One with a free controller in an new sales initiative.
This week, customers who purchase the Xbox One Halo: The Master Chief Collection Bundle will receive a free wireless controller at no additional cost.
The bundle includes the standard Xbox One console and a digital download code for Halo: The Master Chief Collection at $349.99.
Microsoft sold 1.6 million Xbox One and Xbox 360 hardware consoles combined in the first quarter.
Xbox platform shipments decreased 20 percent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the year prior.