The Xbox Series X console is available to buy for its usual price of $499.99.
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If you've been trying to get an Xbox Series X for a while, today may be your lucky day. Best Buy is selling the next-gen console for its usual price. Totaltech subscribers can queue up for the Xbox Series X. Your local stores have limited supply so results may vary.

To enter the digital line, make sure you click the "Add to Cart" button, and be prepared for Best Buy to ask you to verify your details. If you want to give yourself the best chance, sign in to your account while in the queue and double-check your shipping and payment details. Don't give up if the console appears to be sold out. Best Buy tends to release its stock in waves, so you may have another chance soon.

If you can't land the console online, you can try your local Best Buy. You can check Best Buy's app for local stock where it's available, and some locations have inventory available for walk-in customers.

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Microsoft's flagship console is the Xbox Series X. The Series S is aimed at smooth 1440p performance and takes a disc-less approach, while the Series X is focused on fast, 4K.


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Accessories for Xbox consoles

If you decide to use the optional rechargeable battery, Microsoft's latest Xbox controller has a share button and aUSB-C port.

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You don't have to miss a call while you game thanks to Microsoft's Xbox Wireless Headset, which sells for $89 instead of its full $100 price. In our review, we found it to be comfortable and well worth the cost. It can connect to another device via the same method as it does with the Xbox consoles.

The open-world racing game is developed by Playground Games. It's an exclusive title, and can be played on both the Series X and S consoles. The new movie is set in Mexico and features over 500 cars at launch.

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