Blip: Have a busted Xbox One? Here are some free games from Microsoft

Blip: Have a busted Xbox One? Here are some free games from Microsoft

Xbox One owners left out in the gaming cold with broken disc drives might be happy – or at least mildly pleased to hear they will receive free games.

In a customer care email published by Polygon, Microsoft will let Xbox One owners with faulty consoles choose from one of four titles including Dead Rising 3, Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, or Zoo Tycoon.

Luckily, Microsoft was also smart enough not rub salt in players’ grinding Blu-Ray drives by sending them another game disc. Instead, these free games will arrive as a downloadable code they can redeem on the digital Xbox Live store.

Microsoft meanwhile maintains that the issue affects a very small number of Xbox One customers and it is taking care of its customers with a replacement console exchange program.

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