You can pre-order the Xbox Series X and S now - here’s how much they cost

By Finlay Greig
Tuesday, 22nd September 2020, 1:12 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd September 2020, 1:12 pm
The Series X and S are now available to pre-order (Microsoft)
The Series X and S are now available to pre-order (Microsoft)

The Xbox Series X and S are both now available to pre-order - and gamers will need to act quickly if they’re to get their hands on a console before Christmas. 

The pair of consoles promise much-improved speed, performance and compatibility, as well as a library of exclusive games.

The Series X is the headline act of the release, with its sky-high specs, but the Series S is also turning the heads of gamers on a budget. 

Here's how to get your hands on either of the consoles this November. 

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    How much do the consoles cost? 

    The Xbox Series S costs £249, while sibling console Xbox Series X is available for £449.

    Both consoles will be made available through the Xbox All Access programme, allowing players to split the cost across 24 months from £20.99 a month with no upfront cost for the Series S, and £28.99 a month for the Series X.

    Both of these come with the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Xbox Live to play online included.

    Where can I pre-order the console?

    Microsoft Store

    Series X: Out of stock Series S: Pre-order here

    Amazon UK

    Series X: Out of stock Series S: Pre-order here

    Argos

    Series X: Out of stock Series S: Pre-order here

    Very

    Series X: Out of stock Series S: Pre-order here

    ShopTo

    Series X: Out of stock Series S: Pre-order here

    AO

    Series X: Out of stock Series S: Out of stock

    Game

    Series X: Order in store Series S: Order in store

    Smyths Toys

    Series X: Order in store Series S: Order in store

    The Game Collection

    Series X: Coming soon Series S: Coming soon

    Simply Games

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    John Lewis

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    Currys PC World

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    Which games will I be able to play?

    A new partnership with video game-maker Electronic Arts will bring more than 60 of the firm’s “biggest and best console and PC games” to Xbox Game Pass at no additional cost.

    On release day, users will be able to buy and play next-gen versions of Gears Tactics, Tetris Effect: Connected, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Watch Dogs: Legion.

    Other confirmed releases include: Halo Infinite, Cyberpunk 2077, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2, Outriders and The Lord of the Rings: Gollum.