But unfortunately, the feature came with a limitation on which game you could gift.
Microsoft promises additional expansion into other forms of gifting in the future, including paid-for PC and Xbox One applications.
However, it looks like the new Xbox One controller looks a lot like the old school Nintendo NES gamepad which, even though is not considered a comfortable one, has gone down in the history of gaming as an iconic one.
What will you be gifting? Head over to the store on their platform of choice, or the Microsoft Website and find that special game, choose to "Buy as Gift" and send it to an email address, or to a gamertag from console. The gifting works nearly identical to the way Valve has it setup for Steam. Once you purchase it as a gift you can then send the gift to someone and they will receive a notice that the gift has been added to their item inventory. Once the button has been clicked then the software code will appear along with instructions for redeeming the code to add the software to your Xbox library.
The expanding gifting options are already available to use, so go mad sending your friends and family new games to play this weekend.
EA held its quarterly financial earnings call last week, during which we received three big takeaways- Battlefield V will have a single-player campaign, there will be "early access" opportunities for Anthem and finally, an estimate on Xbox One sales. There are no limits for gift purchases made at full price. For instance, you can't buy and gift more than two discounted products and a total of 10 discount products within 14 days.