Microsoft Corp. this week began selling the Xbox One hardware with two free games in a new retail initiative at the Microsoft Store.
Through Jan. 3, customers who purchase a select Xbox One bundle will receive a copy of Assassin’s Creed Unity and an extra title at no additional cost.
Microsoft in Dec. said sales for the Xbox One increased 22 percent in the Black Friday shopping session.
The company said the sales increase marked the second biggest Black Friday week in the 15 years of Xbox console sales in the U.S.
The Xbox One 500GB Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Bundle was the best-selling Xbox One bundle this holiday.