BUBBLY MOBILE OPERATOR O2 has announced that it will be selling the Xbox One from 5 December, despite stock of the Microsoft console reportedly being in short supply.
O2 said on Wednesday that from Thursday 5 December it will have stock of Xbox One games consoles in 65 of its UK stores. The list of stores can be found here.
You won't be able to just waltz in, hand over £430, and walk out with an Xbox One games console however, as O2 will only be selling the Xbox One as part of a bundle with the Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone.
This bundle will cost £52 a month with an upfront cost of £99.99. As well as an Xbox One and a Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone, complete with unlimited minutes and texts, and 1GB of data, that will get you FIFA 14, Kinect, and a 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscription.
This bundle is also part of O2's Refresh tariff plan, which means that buyers will be able to upgrade their smartphones mid-contract.
O2 GM for devices David Johnson said, "With our new Xbox One and Nokia Lumia 1020 bundle customers will be getting one of the best consoles and one of the best camera phones in time for Christmas.
"Our O2 Refresh tariff means all this technology can be cheaper than ever before, especially with O2 Recycle putting their old phone to good use too."
O2 also offers the Playstation 4 (PS4) in a similar bundle with the Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone. Despite Sony's PS4 games console being £80 cheaper than Microsoft's Xbox One console, it is just £10 cheaper at O2, with an upfront cost of £89.99.
Check out our Xbox One review. µ
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