Update: Both retailers are now sold out. Be sure to follow our Xbox Series X repository tracker for updates in the next console part.
Just in time for the weekend, Microsoft’s Xbox Series S console is back in stock at GameStop and Best Buy. (Unfortunately, Xbox Series X restocks are not available at this time.)
Currently, you can get the Xbox Series S for $299 at Best Buy. (If you see everything is sold out, try opening the link via an incognito web browser.) This is the console price list and the only store that currently has a standalone console ready to ship. Or you can have it Xbox Series S with 3 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $344 at GameStop.
Xbox S: $299 at Best Buy
The next-gen Xbox Series S is limited to 1,440p output, but still delivers fast loading, ray tracing, and high frame rates. It has a GPU with up to 4 teraflops of output, 10 GB of RAM and a 512 GB SSD of storage. (No driving). Best Buy is now in stock. If you see it’s sold out, try opening the link via an incognito web browser
Xbox Series S- Bundle: $344 @ GameStop
GameStop bundles Xbox Series S with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership for 3 months. The subscription includes all the benefits of Xbox Live Gold, over 100 high-quality games, and access to EA Play at no additional cost.View Deal
In our Xbox Series S review, we noted that despite being less powerful than the Xbox Series X, the Xbox Series S still manages to impress.
Sure, games look better on the more powerful Xbox Series X, but Xbox Series S still offers great characters, backgrounds, and items. In Yakuza: Like Dragon, Xbox Series X showed clearer, more colorful ads on the streets of Yokohama, but character models were still rich and detailed in Series S. Plus, frame rates on both systems didn’t have a noticeable slowdown.
Overall, Xbox Series S content upgrades to 4K beautifully — and if you have a 1440p screen, you don’t need to upgrade at all.
If you’re still excited about the Xbox Series X, it’s helpful to know that it’s possible to beat the bots if you follow some of our stock replenishment cheat sheets. Also stay tuned for where to purchase Xbox Series X coverage for the latest updates.
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