Amazon is including a free Echo Dot with Xbox One consoles


To mark the launch of new Alexa skills for Xbox One, Amazon will offer its updated Echo Dot for free with the purchase of an Xbox One S or Xbox One X console while supplies last. Normally a $49 purchase by itself, getting Amazon’s tiny speaker tossed in for free is a nice perk — regardless of whether you see yourself shouting Xbox voice commands regularly or not.

Our review for the third-generation Echo Dot praises its vastly improved sound quality and aesthetic, which come at the same low price of the prior model. In terms of how you’ll be able to use it with the Xbox One, Microsoft’s new Alexa skills let it take control of a multitude of tasks, like “Alexa, turn on Xbox” and “Alexa, tell Xbox to launch Gears of War 4.”

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