However, at the time of writing, a lot of U.K. retailers have sold out of Xbox Series X pre-orders, while the Xbox Series S still seems to be in stock. Game for instance has no pre-orders left for the £449.99 Xbox Series X but is selling the £249.99.
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As such, while the next-generation Xbox consoles haven’t sold out quite as fast as the PS5 seemed to do when its pre-orders went live, they seem to be selling very fast. But to help you be in with a chance of securing one of Microsoft’s new consoles when they launch on November 10, we’ve rounded up the main U.K. retailers offering pre-orders; just remember to check back to see which have stock in.
Xbox Series X pre-orders in stock now (checked every 15 minutes)
Xbox Series X and Series S pre-orders at Microsoft
Xbox Series X pre-orders at Amazon UK
Xbox Series X and Series S pre-orders at Game
Xbox Series X and Series S pre-orders at Currys
Xbox Series X and Series S pre-orders at Argos
Xbox Series X and Series S pre-orders at Smyths
Xbox Series X and Series S: pre-order at Smyths from £249
Smyths has pre-orders for the Xbox Series X at £449 and the Xbox Series S at £249. But it also has a page to sign up to Xbox All Access, which will offer you either of the Xbox consoles and access to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate from £20.99 a month for 24 months. View Deal
Xbox Series X pre-orders at ShopTo
Xbox Series X and Series S pre-orders at Very
Xbox Series X pre-orders at Box
Xbox Series X pre-orders at Simply Games
Xbox Series X pre-orders at Tesco
Xbox Series X and Series S: from £249 at Tesco
Tesco's has a pre-order page for both consoles, allowing you to reserve a unit and then collect and pay in-store. But currently it's all sold out. View Deal
If you end up struggling to find a pre-order for the Xbox Series X or Series S, then as disappointing as that might seem, we expect more retailers to offer pre-orders.
If you've changed your mind about getting an Xbox machine, then the PS5 is also up for pre-order in the U.K.