We like the Xbox One X. Sony’s PlayStation 4 consoles might be more popular, but the One X is the most powerful gaming console you can buy, and the best choice if you’re going all-in with a new high-resolution, 4K HDR TV.
We gave it an 8/10, (also awarding it our coveted WIRED Recommends seal of approval) because it can play every Xbox One game and improves the visuals and load times of a most of them. Microsoft has also done a great job making old Xbox and Xbox 360 games compatible, so the back catalog is thousands of titles deep. From the latest hits like PUBG to older faves like Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, the Xbox One X has a mighty fine selection of titles.
The worst part about the One X was its steep price, which was $100 more than the PS4 Pro. But, right now, that’s less of a problem.
Rakuten has the Xbox One X for $400 (Was $500) until the end of the day May 16. Just enter the code ALT85 during checkout.
You might not shop at Rakuten, but it’s a trustworthy marketplace. The seller for this deal is Altatac, which appears pretty reputable, with about 17,000 reviews. They have a 30-day return policy. Once the deal ends, the normal price is still $15 lower than what you’ll find on Xbox.com.
Other Good Gaming and Tech Deals
There are a few other great games and accessories on sale this week.
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