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Get an Xbox One bundle for $296.09

In a deal that beats even Black Friday pricing, the console comes with two Assassin's Creed games. There is, however, a rebate requirement.


Have you been saving your pennies for a new game console? You might be able to afford one sooner than you think.

Ending today, Groupon (Groupon? I must admit, the company does score some decent tech deals these days) has the Xbox One Assassin's Creed Bundle for $314.99 shipped. That's after applying coupon code TRIPLE at checkout.

Granted, that's only $30 off the regular price. But, wait, it gets better: Cashback site Ebates is currently offering 6% back on all Groupon purchases. That brings your final (post-rebate) price down to $296.09. In your face, Black Friday! (The bundle was $299 then.)

If you're new to Ebates and/or cashback services in general, here's a handy primer I wrote. The only caveat is that, as with most kinds of rebates, it'll take about 90 days for you to get your cash back. So, yeah, this deal requires a modicum of patience.

And while you're waiting, you can run, jump, scale and stab your way through the awesomeness that is Assassin's Creed: Unity, which GameSpot called "a joy to behold." Also included: the even better Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

As for the Xbox One itself, it may not be perfect, but it still delivers one helluva gaming experience . (My advice: forget all the voice-command and TV stuff, and just come for the games.)

Your thoughts?

Bonus Deal: I love weird bundles. Like this one: For a limited time, Staples is offering the Amazon Fire TV streaming media box, the Western Digital My Passport 1TB USB 3.0 hard drive, and a $25 Visa gift card for $123.99 shipped (plus tax). That's after adding each item separately to your cart and then applying coupon codes 11747 and 80609 at checkout. Sold separately, these three items would run you at least $50 more.