The holidays are approaching and that means deals galore including the recently announced Xbox 360 console bundles that were revealed by Major Nelson of Xbox Live.

There are two packages this holiday season on and they are terrific deals when you add in the two games, hard drive size, Xbox Live Gold access and the Kinect hands free device.

The first one features:

  • Xbox 360 with a 250GB Hard Drive
  • Fable III
  • Halo: Reach
  • 3 months of Xbox Live Gold


Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Bundle $299.99

The second brings the Kinect device along for the ride and includes:

  • Xbox 360 with a 250GB Hard Drive
  • Kinect Adventures
  • Carnival Games: Monkey See Monkey Do
  • 3 months of Xbox Live Gold


Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Kinect Bundle $399.99

So if you were looking for a good reason to get a new Xbox 360 S console – this may very well be the right time to jump in.