Microsoft offering free new game on purchasing Xbox One S consoles in US
Microsoft offering free new game on purchasing Xbox One S consoles in USReuters

Loyalists of Microsoft's Xbox are now in for a great time as the Redmond-based company is offering an extra game to users on the purchase of a new Xbox One S bundle. This offer is live in the United States until October 1.

The US e-tailers participating in this deal include Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy, Walmart, Target and the official Microsoft eStore. With this offer, Xbox loyalists purchasing a new Xbox One S Madden bundle get to enjoy Fifa for no extra cost. Buyers of the Xbox One S Halo Collection bundle will be eligible to play Destiny: Rise of Iron for free.

"There's no shortage of reasons to buy a newly designed Xbox One S, the only console featuring 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, 4K video streaming, and High Dynamic Range. Play over 100 console exclusives and a growing library of Xbox 360 games. Stream your favourite movies and shows on Netflix and Amazon Video in stunning 4K Ultra HD," Microsoft said in an official statement.

New Xbox 360 backward compatible games confirmed to be released to current-gen Xbox One

Phil Spencer, who is the head at Microsoft's Xbox division, has confirmed that multiple Xbox 360 titles have passed testing as far as offering the backwards compatibility on Xbox One consoles are concerned. Spencer also indicated that the new games offering Xbox One backwards compatibility would be released in an orderly manner. However, Phil is yet to state which titles exactly will be released as backward compatible on Xbox One consoles.