Xbox series X UK stock – live: today’s restocking news from Argos, Game, Smyths and more
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Update: Xbox Series X is now sold out at Game. Read on for more details.
Despite its launch a year ago, the Xbox Series X is still nearly impossible to find in stock anywhere in the UK. The current supply chain crisis has slowed production of Microsoft’s next-gen console to a virtual standstill, leaving buyers in the UK wondering where to buy an Xbox.
The cheaper and less powerful Xbox Series S is easier to find in stock, but the more advanced Xbox Series X sells out moments after it hits shelves. Knowing when and where the Xbox will be restocked next is key to grabbing one before everyone else.
That’s why we launched our live blog on Xbox Stock Alerts. If you’re wondering where to buy an Xbox Series X in the UK today, we’re here to help. Below, we’ll keep you up to date with the latest live replenishment updates as they happen, as well as any news on planned replenishment dates, new games and accessories, and milestone events.
Check the UK Xbox Series X retailer stock below:
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Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 12:30 PM
How to buy an Xbox Series X online
When Xbox Series X appears in stock, it may be out of stock for the time it takes you to click a link. Preparation is the key to success, and there are some things you can do right now to make sure you’re ready for the next replenishment.
- Cultivate a Zen state of mind
- Register accounts with each of the retailers that stock the Xbox. They are listed in the main article above
- Add your payment information and shipping address in advance for fast payment
- Download each retailer’s app (if they have one) and add the Xbox Series X to your wishlist or ‘save for later’ list
- When the console drops, use the link in your wishlist to add the Xbox to your cart – this usually has a higher success rate than website browsing
- Write down the prices of the packages to make sure you get a good deal. All in all, the console itself costs £ 450, the controllers £ 50, the official headset £ 90, and the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate costs £ 11 per month. The recently released game costs £ 60, but retailers typically bundle older games with the console
- Xbox All Access pay-as-you-go is great value, as long as you don’t already have a Game Pass membership
Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 11:32
When is Xbox All Access coming back?
When available, Game, Smyths Toys, and 4gadgets are the only three retailers where you can purchase an Xbox Series X through the Xbox All Access program, the monthly alternative to paying full price for the console. You pay £ 28.99 per month over two years instead of £ 449 up front and get two years of Game Pass Ultimate, which actually makes it slightly cheaper than buying the two separately.
Xbox All Access availability is dependent on console availability, so at this time none of these retailers are taking new orders for the program. Game and Smyths have set aside Xbox consoles to sell through this program as well, which means Xbox All Access is often the most reliable way to get your hands on an Xbox.
Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 11:00 AM
Reviews of ‘Forza Horizon 5’ have dropped
The biggest game launch since the launch of the Xbox Series X, Forza Horizon 5 (£ 54.99, Argos.co.uk) releases November 9 and is already receiving rave reviews and critical reviews from critics.
The open-world arcade racing game takes place across a large part of Mexico and puts players behind the wheel of hundreds of classic and modern cars, pitting racers against each other in multidisciplinary competitions and one-on-one challenges. -head. It also looks absolutely stunning on the new consoles, demonstrating the capabilities of the Xbox Series X with aplomb. It is true, plumb!
Anyone who pre-ordered the Forza Horizon 5 Premium Edition (£ 69.69, Greenmangaming.com) can start playing from tomorrow and will get a bunch of cars, a VIP membership, and two upcoming expansions for free.
Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 10:33 AM
Could the Microsoft Store sell the Xbox today?
The Microsoft Store is a wildcat that doesn’t play by the rules. It replenishes when it sees fit and without warning. We’ve seen Xbox replenishments happen at 6 p.m., we’ve seen them happen at 8 a.m., we’ve even seen them happen on weekends when everyone should be having a picnic and eating. ‘To watch the birds.
The official store was out of stock on October 16, and we anticipate it may reappear with more availability later today or tomorrow.
Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 10:09 AM
Could Game restock the Xbox today?
Although it’s sold out right now, Game has made Microsoft’s console available a lot through Xbox All Access in recent weeks, preferring to sell the Xbox Series X through the monthly payment program rather than as a standalone console for £ 449. The retailer also had a handful of consoles available for purchase in stores nationwide.
Game is also the only retailer besides the official Microsoft Store to sell the star’s pre-orders, Halo themed console and controller. This special pack went on sale at the end of August and has only appeared as part of a pre-order pack a few times since then.
The Infinite halo The Xbox Limited Edition launches on November 15.
Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 9:50 AM
Will we see an Xbox restock at Currys later today?
Another retailer that looks likely to restock the Xbox Series X today or tomorrow is Currys (née Currys PC World).
Previous replenishment models suggest that Currys is late in receiving more stock. The retailer had a steady string of weekly drops, before suddenly running out of consoles in early October. Since then, there have been regular restockings about once a week, which could indicate that Currys is back in business.
When a drop occurs, Currys’ main site is overwhelmed with traffic, so we recommend that you use the app to complete your purchase.
Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 9:29 AM
Here’s how to find a PS5 in stock
The game is expected to restock the PlayStation 5 this morning. Sony’s console is currently struggling with the same supply chain issues as every electronic item, but more regular drops mean it’s generally easier to find in stock than the Xbox X series.
To help you buy one, we’ve launched our live blog on PS5 inventory tracking to keep you up to date with the latest news on Sony’s next-gen console availability.
Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 9:18 AM
When will Smyths Toys restock the Xbox?
Smyths Toys is out of stock right now, but is keeping everyone on their toes by restocking in any way possible to restock an Xbox.
In October, he sold the console through the Xbox All Access program, the paid alternative to buying the console at full price. In September, it sold the console on its website, as if everything was back to normal. Prior to that, in August, Smyths Toys sold the console for click and collect in stores nationwide.
And after? Pay to have the Xbox series X delivered by trebuchet? May be.
Stay with us to be the first to know if Smyths starts launching Xboxes in the air.
Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 8:59 AM
Will AO restock the Xbox Series X today?
AO last restocked the Xbox Series X on October 22, and rarely goes more than three weeks without producing a new batch of Microsoft’s next-gen console.
This means that there is a good chance that we could see another drop in AO as early as this Friday, but more likely towards the end of next week. Our eyes are wide and our hearts are open.
Steve hogartyNovember 4, 2021 8:43 AM
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