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Update: Xbox Series X is now sold out at AO
Since its launch in November of last year, the Xbox Series X has been steadily sold across the UK. A global shortage of microprocessors, coupled with local and international supply chain issues, has slowed production of the new console at a breakneck pace and left buyers wondering where to buy the new Xbox.
The cheaper and less powerful Xbox Series S is more readily available for purchase online, but the more advanced Xbox Series X sells out within seconds of new stock appearing. Knowing when and where the Xbox will be restocked next is the key to successfully getting one.
If you want to know where to buy an Xbox Series X in UK today, you have come to the right place. Our live inventory tracking blog will keep you up to date with the latest inventory drops as they happen, along with all the news on planned replenishment dates and milestone events.
Check the UK Xbox Series X retailer stock below:
Cloud gaming is coming to Xbox One
This could prevent you from finding the Xbox Series X in stock: soon you will be able to play the latest Xbox Series X games on all Xbox, old or new, which sort of erodes the very concept of a next-gen console when you think about it.
Previously only available on PCs, tablets and phones, Xbox Cloud Gaming streams games directly from Microsoft’s servers without downloading or installing. You can jump right into AAA games just as easily as you can hit play on a YouTube video.
You’ll need a fast internet connection and an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription (£ 32.99, Argos.co.uk), which unlocks on-demand access to over 100 games.
It also makes it possible to play on Xbox on any Windows laptop. Looking for a new one? We’ve rounded up the best laptops of 2021.
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 3:21 PM
Xbox series X headsets to watch
The Xbox Series X does not ship with a headset, but it is compatible with all existing headsets for the Xbox One. The Xbox Wireless Controller (£ 49.99, Currys.co.uk) also has a 3.5mm headphone jack, so you can plug in your regular headphones so the game audio goes straight to your ears, which is great for playing after bedtime, or if you share a room with someone you don’t want to disturb.
If you need to upgrade or don’t have your own headset yet, Microsoft is selling the Xbox Series X Wireless Headset separately (£ 89.99, Game.co.uk). Many third-party manufacturers also make Xbox compatible headsets. We’ve rounded up the best gaming headsets you can buy today.
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 2:27 PM
Will Xbox supply issues get worse before they get better?
These Xbox shortages are expected to last well into next year, and potentially even beyond.
The global supply chain has become completely erased – to use the technical term – with microchip shortages affecting everything from electric toothbrushes and next-gen consoles to smartphones, laptops and cars.
Far from over, analysts believe the semiconductor shortage may not be remedied until 2023. As demand begins to return and pandemic-related savings are directed to high-value electronics, the The limited global supply of Xbox consoles will be further reduced as Black Friday approaches. and Christmas.
We launched our guide to Black Friday deals early to give you the best chance of snagging a bargain game during this year’s sale.
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 2:24 PM
Xbox series X is in stock at AO
AO is selling the Xbox Series X as part of a package costing £ 614.
- Xbox Series X Console – £ 449
- A double charging station – £ 20
- A Turtle Beach gaming headset – £ 77
- A red wireless controller – £ 55
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 1:16 PM
What is the release date of ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ on Xbox Series X?
If you try to upgrade your Xbox in time to the next generation version of Cyberpunk 2077, you have plenty of time to find Microsoft’s console in stock.
As reported by VGC, developer CD Projekt Red suggested the Xbox Series X Cyberpunk 2077 upgrade could slip into next year.
The dystopian RPG launched in September 2020, but was so buggy and crash-prone that it was effectively unplayable. Cyberpunk 2077 was so broken that Sony withdrew the game from sale until some of the more heinous issues could be fixed.
The Projekt Red CD set is in a much better condition now, but this recent Cyberpunk 2077 Release date news suggests we might wait a little longer to dive back into a more polished, next-gen version of the developer’s hit RPG.
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 12:30 PM
Where to find the Xbox series X in store
Our Xbox inventory tracking tools are able to track the console as soon as it appears for sale anywhere online.
Keeping track of the Xbox Series X in physical stores across the country is trickier, but can be done – we’re using helpful tips from readers as well as social media reports to keep tabs on what’s going on there – down in the real world.
Here are some tips for finding the Xbox series X in stores this weekend.
- The most common retailers said to have in-store inventory are Argos and Smyths Toys. To a lesser extent, we’ve heard of John Lewis & Partners, Currys PC World, and Game having physical stock.
- Enter your zip code on the retailer’s online product page to check local stock. If you can, scroll down to take a look at other stores further away from you.
- Many stores do not record returned or uncollected Xbox pre-orders in their stock systems, so the console may appear out of stock when it is not. Go in person to your local store and ask a member of staff.
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 11:45 AM
Discover the best offers and discounts of the day
As we turn our thumbs around waiting for another Xbox restock, let’s take a look at some other great deals we’ve spotted online today.
On our Daily Deal Tracker live blog, we have a team of highly skilled bargain hunters scouring the internet for the best discounts on everything from laptops and smartwatches to iPads and Bluetooth speakers. .
Following the launch of the iPhone 13, we’ve adjusted our deal radar to spot the best Apple deals running on the web right now. Go take a look if you are looking for a good deal.
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 11:10 AM
Do you want a Nintendo Switch instead?
Tired of looking for an Xbox Series X? So why not succumb to Nintendo’s warm and welcoming embrace?
The Nintendo Switch (£ 249.99, Very.co.uk) is the best console the company has ever made, and it’s currently getting £ 20 off at Very.
Nintendo also recently announced a new version of the console, called Nintendo Switch OLED. It’s currently in stock in the Nintendo Store, see our restocking guide on how to pre-order it.
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 10:50 AM
Is the Xbox in stock at Asda?
While Tesco appears to have given up on fully restocking the Xbox Series X, Asda still occasionally receives inventory from Microsoft’s new console.
However, the retailer is currently in the midst of one of the longest dry spells on record. Asda has now been out of stock for 84 days.
The retailer replenishes so sporadically that it’s hard to predict when the Xbox might reappear there. But don’t worry: we track every UK retailer, no matter how often they drop.
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 10:31 AM
Is the Xbox Series X in stock at Very?
How out of stock is the Xbox at Very? Very. He is very Out of stock.
Heavily restocked the Xbox series X at the start of the week on Tuesday, September 14.
The retailer has restocked the Xbox about once every four weeks for the past three months, and always on a Tuesday or Wednesday. Based on this pattern, we expect a further drop to Very on October 12 or 19.
We know, right? It is age a way.
Steve hogartySeptember 17, 2021 10:10 AM
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