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Starting today, December 5, Microsoft is running what they call the "12 Days of Deals."
They will be selling the expected Discounts on Laptops, Xbox games and tablets. However, on Day 9 (December 13) Microsoft will offer $100 off both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. So if your husband, wife, bf or gf want to jump into VR, this is your chance to buy them an excellent VR headset with one of the first discounts we have seen on the new headsets.

Here is the full rundown of deals for the 12 deals of Christmas:

  • Day 1, December 5th: Save up to $1,000 on select Intel PCs starting at $199
  • Day 2, December 6th: Save $100 on Lenovo Ideapad 110, only $199
  • Day 3, December 7th: Save 50 percent on select Xbox One games
  • Day 4, December 8th: Save $250 on Surface Core M devices
  • Day 5, December 9th: Save up to 70 percent on select Windows tablets
  • Day 6, December 10th: Save up to $250 on the Windows Premium Collection PCs
  • Day 7, December 11th: Get a $25 Microsoft Store gift card/code with the purchase of select Xbox Wireless Controllers
  • Day 8, December 12th: Save $50 and get two free select games with select Xbox One consoles
  • Day 9, December 13th: Get a $100 Microsoft Store gift card/code with the purchase of HTC Vive or Oculus Rift
  • Day 10, December 14th: Save up to $1,000 on select Intel-powered gaming PCs
  • Day 11, December 15th: Save up to 40 percent on select Dell PCs
  • Day 12, December 16th: Get a type cover with any Surface Pro 4 for up to $159.99 in savings
To save an additional $25. If you are one of the first in line on December 12 you can receive a $25 gift card which you can then use the following day on the 13th. Potentially, you could save up to $125 off the Rift or Vive.

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Good luck and happy shopping!

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Steven Paterson

Based in California. I am Scottish, I like Scotch and, oh yeah, a little VR too.