The company starts deals for its software and hardware at 12 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, except for its Surface tablet-related deal. That sale is reserved for Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Consumers who purchase a Surface bundle can save $50 on a second Touch or Type cover. The deal starts on Friday, ends on Sunday, and is limited to five per customer.
Other deals, like saving up to $100 on select Xbox 360 consoles, will last until Saturday only, while many of Microsoft's software deals will apply until as late as Monday.
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Apple's Black Friday discounts at its retail stores and online will begin the day after Thanksgiving, which traditionally sets off the holiday shopping spree.