Microsoft begins pre-orders for the Xbox One Tom Clancy's The Division bundle

Microsoft has announced another new Xbox One bundle, that will allow buyers to pick up a 1TB Xbox One and a full-game download of Tom Clancy's The Division. Anyone who picks up the bundle in the US as a pre-order will be allowed access to the upcoming closed beta that launches on January 28th.

The closed beta will also be playable by anyone who pre-orders the game alone (for those who own the console already), alternatively, prospective buyers can go to game's website and join a waiting list for the beta, although entry to the game isn't guaranteed. Xbox One owners will have the beta all to themselves on the 28th with other platforms getting access on the 29th. The beta period ends on January 31st.

The bundle will be available worldwide starting March 1st and prices will vary by region. The only country that will be excluded from the worldwide launch is China. In the US and Canada, the bundle can be pre-ordered now from a variety of stores (Microsoft Store, Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop).

Microsoft has unveiled many bundles over the past year to help promote sales of its Xbox One console. At Christmas it launched a holiday bundle which included Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Rare Replay and a full-game download of 'Ori and the Blind Forest'.

For those unfamiliar with Tom Clancy's upcoming title,

Tom Clancy’s The Division takes place weeks after a devastating pandemic sweeps through New York City on Black Friday. Society collapses into chaos. The Division, an autonomous unit of tactical agents leading seemingly ordinary lives among us, is activated to save society. In this immersive online open world action RPG, discover a hostile and dynamic environment where exploration and player progression are essential. Team up with other players to investigate the sources of the virus and reclaim the city from the overwhelming turmoil.

In the US, Amazon are selling the bundle for $399. Individually the Xbox One and Tom Clancy's The Division cost: $413 and $59.96 respectively. Those buying the bundle will save themselves around $75.

Source: Major Nelson via Engadget |Image via Torrents Games

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