Microsoft Wants Kids to Stay in School

By giving them each a free Xbox 360… with a purchase of a PC. That’s $699 and above to be exact:

If you have a .edu email address you can purchase your new PC through one of our participating retailers including, or Microsoft Store. If you don’t have a .edu address or prefer to walk into a store, touch the PCs and test their features, bring your Student ID into Best Buy or any Microsoft Store retail location Check with your chosen retailer for additional specifics they may have in place.

Once you are set up with the perfect PC for school and play, there is still more! With this offer, you get an Xbox 360 4GB console with your Windows 7 PC purchase over $699 – no cost and no strings!

Naturally for the Pixel Smashers community, that would probably refer to laptops, as our custom-built gaming machines would eat the desktop selection for breakfast. The offer will last from 5/23 to 9/3.

So yeah, go buy a PC and:

Get ready to be the coolest kid on your dorm floor with a killer new Windows 7 PC and an Xbox 360 – all you really need for college.