How to pre-order Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S

Get in early.

Xbox Series X

If you are a diehard Xbox fan, then you won’t want to rest on your laurels when it comes to getting your hands on the next generation of hardware. Microsoft is promising that the new consoles will take gaming to fun new places, and you want to be there on day one.

Pre-orders went live on September 22, with different levels of availability all over the world. For the most part, Microsoft will be selling units threw their retail partners, both online and in brick-and-mortar stores. The Xbox Series X will cost $499.99, and the Xbox Series S will cost $299.99. Some retailers may do additional bundles, but that will vary from retailer to retailer.

Pre-order direct from Microsoft

To pre-order directly from Microsoft, you will need to visit the Microsoft Store. You will need to double check to ensure that you can have it delivered to your country of residence.

Third Party Retailers

Pre-orders went live in American on September 22, at 8 AM PT/11 AM ET from the following retailers

  • Amazon
  • Best Buy
  • GameStop
  • Walmart
  • Target
  • Sam’s Club
  • Newegg

Xbox All Access

If you wish, you can get an Xbox console through the Xbox All Access program. This includes an Xbox console and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for a fixed monthly cost and is available from participating retailers.

  • Best Buy
  • Walmart
  • Target

Xbox Series X Specs

  • CPU: Eight-core 3.8GHz custom AMD 7nm
  • GPU: 12 teraflops 1.825GHz
  • RAM: 16GB GDDR6
  • Frame rate: Up to 120 fps
  • Resolution: Up to 8K
  • Optical: HD Blu-Ray disk drive
  • Storage: 1TB NVMe SSD

Xbox Series S Specs

  • CPU: Eight-core 3.6GHz custom AMD 7nm
  • GPU: 4 teraflops at 1.550GHz
  • RAM: 10GB GDDR6
  • Frame rate: Up to 120 fps
  • Resolution: 1440p with 4K upscaling
  • Optical: No disk drive
  • Storage: 512GB NVMe SSD