Editor’s take: Microsoft is partnering with Krispy Kreme on a restricted manufacturing run of Xbox-themed doughnuts as a part of a advertising effort for the brand new console. The timing is a bit questionable contemplating the continued console shortages, however the “Nexus Stage” doughnut certain appears to be like tasty!
Microsoft isn’t averse to crossover promotions to market the Xbox, particularly if it has something to do with the meals and beverage trade. The Every 60 Seconds promotion involving Mountain Dew and Doritos instantly involves thoughts, as does the giveaway with Taco Bell. And the way may we neglect the forthcoming Xbox Series X mini fridge?
If a majority of these snack and drink promos attraction to you, odds are, you’ll seemingly have an affinity for what Krispy Kreme is doing.
The doughnut specialist is partnering with Microsoft on a cross promotion the place you’ll have the chance to win an Xbox Sequence S. Merely buy a “promotional dozen,” find the code contained in the field and enter in your probability to win one in all 120 Xbox Sequence S consoles.
Welcome to the subsequent era
Introducing… The Nexus Stage Doughnut
— Krispy Kreme UK (@krispykremeUK) July 28, 2021
Every preliminary entry additionally grants a one month free trial of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Microsoft’s cloud gaming service that provides greater than 100 on-demand video games from a rotating catalog.
The promo runs from August 2 by August 22. Sadly, it seems to be restricted to the UK and Eire. Everybody else should make do with the Destiny toaster, the KFC bucket-shaped gaming PC or the aforementioned Xbox mini fridge.