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Attention, Xbox fans: The $499(along with the $299 , its less powerful little brother) was officially released on Tuesday, Nov. 10, and it’s available to buy in stores — if you can find one. The gamers of the world can now buy the new console that Microsoft touts as having “four times the processing power of the Xbox One.” It also delivers with the vast majority of Xbox One games (everything that’s not a Kinect title), and even some Xbox 360 and original Xbox titles.
It’s a fair guess that you didn’t manage to preorder an Xbox back in September — the preorder window was a bust for most people. But will you be able to snag a console now? That’s a great question. Unlike Sony, which conducted an, Microsoft stocked the shelves both online and in stores. But as you scour the web and brick-and-mortar stores for inventory, temper your expectations. We expect limited quantities through the rest of the year.
To that end, here’s a list of the major retailers selling the Xbox Series X. Our advice is to seek out the $499 retail price, and avoid those pricy retailer bundles (that include extraneous controllers, accessories and games).
Best Buy was the last retailer standing back in the preorder days of September, but now stands ready for your Xbox Series X purchase as inventory allows.
Amazon will be selling the Xbox Series X and the less expensive Series S from this same product page.
GameStop had touted “very limited number of Xbox Series X and S console bundles for purchase” but those are currently sold out.
This is Target’s product page for the Xbox Series X.
This is where you can purchase the Xbox Series X at Newegg when the retailer has inventory.
If you want to get the latest on the Xbox Series X, there’s probably nowhere better than Microsoft’s own Xbox Series X home page. Here you’ll find the latest specs, announced game titles, details on the new controller and more.
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