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Do you want to buy the new Xbox Series S from Microsoft? You’re not alone – a few million of your best friends are also craving the new $ 300 console. A year ago, when Microsoft first announced the new Xbox console, we dreamed we’d have one now. But theIt sold out almost immediately when Microsoft launched it on November 1
It’s not hard to see why. The Xbox Series S isn’t just a powerful update to Microsoft’s console franchise, it’s the smarter of the two new consoles you can buy. Priced at just $ 300, it’s the little brother of the $ 500. It all plays the same games, but it’s limited to 1440p resolution (vs.4K on the Series X), lacks an optical drive, and only has half the storage (500GB vs.1TB) – but that’s expandable with add-on drives and Microsoft automatically loads less ambitious textures to better optimize memory space. Our advice is that if , this is the better console to buy because it’s affordable and doesn’t write many checks your TV can’t cash.
All of that has left gamers with an insatiable appetite for the console, but regular folks like you and more compete not only with friends and neighbors, but also with resellers and bots. To level the playing field a bit, people have taken to Twitter looking for news, rumors, and speculation about possible Xbox restocks. A few retailers – and Walmart in particular – have stated quite clearly that stocks are going down. Additionally, a handful of Twitter accounts have shared rumors and speculation about upcoming restocking at online retailers. But it is difficult to know who to trust; there are reports of imminent restocking that sound promising but are probably just dragging.
You may be wondering when there is enough supply for most people to get the console they so desperately crave? The news is not encouraging. Microsoft said that on November 16, and has not had much to say on the subject since then.
So what’s your best bet? Be sure to follow the news on Twitter. It’s a good source for instant updates and you might be in luck. But we’ll also keep you updated on what retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, GameStop, and Target are planning here.
At least one CNET editor was able to score the Xbox Series S on Amazon last month. The inventory has since gone, but if you’re looking to try your luck we’ve rounded up all the major retailers currently offering the console for sale. Please check back to this page regularly as we will update this article when we know there is imminent inventory drop at any of these retailers.
Xbox Series S: Check the stock replenishment
Here is Walmart’s Xbox Series S order page. The retailer occasionally notifies customers of inventory loss via Twitter.
Best Buy was the last retailer to withdraw during its pre-order day in September, but it is just one of many stores now offering the Xbox Series S.
Amazon’s order page lists both versions of the next-gen console: the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.
This is where you can buy an Xbox Series S from Newegg.
If you want to buy the new Xbox from GameStop, you can go here.
Target also has a page for the Xbox Series S.
Microsoft is offering the Xbox Series S for $ 300, or as part of the Xbox All Access plan, which includes the Series S and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and costs $ 25 per month for 24 months.
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