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A black version of the console is available for $499, nearly $300 less than the upmarked prices seen on retailers for much of the year. The standalone option comes with the console and a Xbox Wireless Controller.
Other retailers, on the other hand, are offering the Xbox All Access Bundle, which comes with the console, a 24-month membership to Game Pass Ultimate and a compatible controller. The bundle can also be purchased on a payment plan that comes out to $34.99/month.
Considering how fast previous restocks have sold out — and hefty resale prices — you’ll want to buy one fast.
The popular console has been in high demand since it came out in November of 2020, with retailers quickly selling out of stock as soon as they go live. It’s quickly become known as the pinnacle of Microsoft gaming efforts, with powerful performance and super-fast loading times that promise gamers a competitive edge. Reviewers have noted that games that would have chugged in older generation consoles run more smoothly in the new iteration, with 4k resolution to boot.
The console comes with upgrades to interface design, too: Quick Resume allows you to have multiple games loaded up at once so you can quickly jump between titles, while cross-platform syncing means you can load games from different devices and jump in right where you left off. Plus, the Series X controller is an improvement from its predecessor, with smart designs such as triggered textures and an upgraded D-pad that help with swift movements.
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