Thank Our Troops on Memorial Day with “Lone Survivor”

Want to thank our U.S. troops this Memorial Day and enjoy a great movie?

From May 20-27, Xbox is running a special promotion around the hit film “Lone Survivor,” available today on Xbox Video, two weeks before it’s on DVD. When you purchase the film on Xbox Video, we’ll match it by gifting a digital copy to an active duty military service member or veteran*. Additionally, active duty military personnel and veterans who present a military ID in a Microsoft Retail Store will receive a free digital copy of the movie**. We’re matching up to 25,000 copies — so give our troops the opportunity to own this movie for free this Memorial Day, while also treating yourself to this inspiring story on Xbox Video!

Based on The New York Times bestselling true story of heroism, courage and survival, “Lone Survivor,” directed by Peter Berg, tells the incredible tale of four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative. The four men must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish. Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg leads an all-star cast including Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch, and Eric Bana.

Be sure to purchase “Lone Survivor” on Xbox Video from May 20-27 to take advantage of this limited-time offer. Military personnel can locate their nearest Microsoft Retail Store here to pick up a free copy of the movie while supplies last.

With Xbox Video, you can rent or buy movies and TV shows on Xbox, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 or Your collection follows you from screen to screen, so you can watch whenever and wherever you like. You can even download your favorites on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 to enjoy them offline***.

*For each purchase of “Lone Survivor” digital movie from Xbox Video Store in the U.S., between May 20, 2014 12:01 a.m. PT and May 27, 2014 11:59 pm PT, Microsoft will donate the same digital movie to a U.S military members, up to [25,000 movies maximum]. Visit for distribution details. ($14.99 retail value per movie.) Limit 1 donation per Microsoft account. Your purchase is not tax deductible.

**Between May 20, 2014, and May 27, 2014, while supplies last, select Microsoft Store retail stores in the U.S. (not including Puerto Rico) will provide an Xbox Video Store code for “Lone Survivor” digital movie to any U.S. military member (active or veteran) who presents a military ID. Limited quantities available per store. Limit 1 code per person and Microsoft account. Code must be redeemed within the U.S. with a U.S. Microsoft account by October 2, 2014. Codes cannot be transferred or redeemed for cash of gift cards. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time.

***Broadband internet and account on Xbox, required. On Xbox One and, Xbox Video is streaming only. requires Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.X, or Mac OS 10.X with Safari 5.1+. On Windows Phone 8.0, downloading requires Wi-Fi and power source. Content use restrictions apply. See