Microsoft teased the new Xbox an entire year ago — and 2020 has been oh, so long — but the big day is finally upon us. The Xbox Series X (along with the Xbox Series S, its less powerful little brother) will be available on Tuesday, Nov. 10. That’s the day the world will be able to buy the new console that Microsoft says will have “four times the processing power of the Xbox One” while offering backward compatibility with older Xbox games.
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 on Nov. 10? That’s a great question. Unlike Sony, which has announced its PS5 launch will be online only, Microsoft has said no such thing. We expect that retailers will have inventory, both online and in-store, on Tuesday, but temper your expectations. We expect very limited quantities through the rest of the year.
Of course, there are no Xbox Series X boxes anywhere for preorder right now, but below you can find a list of all the retailers where you may be able to land a console come Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Amazon will be selling the Xbox Series X and the less-expensive Series S from this same product page.
Best Buy was the last retailer standing back in the preorder days of September, but now stands ready for your XBox Series X purchase this week.
This is where you can purchase the Xbox Series X at Newegg come Nov. 10.
Walmart’s product page looks suspiciously like a 404 error page right now, so for more info you might want to visit the retailer’s Xbox landing page for both new consoles.
GameStop’s product page is poised for console sales on Nov. 10.
Target is primed and ready to offer the Xbox Series S starting on Nov. 10.
Microsoft will offer the Xbox Series S for $300 as well as part of the Xbox All Access plan, which includes the Series S and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. It costs $25 per month for 24 months.
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