The Christmas holidays are just around the corner and there’s no doubt that many will be utilizing their time off to play games for as long as they want. Microsoft wants to facilitate that which is why it’s running the Xbox Store’s biggest sale ever. The Countdown sale starts today and will offer 17 days of deals on countless games aside from apps, movies and TV shows. If you own an Xbox, there will certainly be much to play and see over the holidays.

The first week of deals will run from December 22nd through December 28th, Xbox Store’s Countdown sale is also going to feature Daily Deals which will run from today to December 31st, counting down to the New Year.

Major Nelson says that they’re going to ring in the New Year with additional offers starting December 29th to January 7th, Xbox Live Gold members will be given an extra 10 percent off on top of the game discounts, so it’s an added incentive for Gold members to purchase content over the holidays.

All of the Countdown offers which are valid through December 28th have now been listed on Major Nelson’s website, keep in mind that Xbox owners have to log into their Live account to view the sale prices in their local currency.

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