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After the successful sell out of the first allocation of stock for launch, Microsoft has confirmed additional stock will be made available for launch on 10 November 2020.

Retailers will be launching the second wave of pre-orders on 19 October until stock last, with Microsoft confirming b
oth Series X (at a recommended R11 999) and Series S (at recommended R6 999) will be available. 

Ian Hepplewhite, CEO of Xbox distributor Prima Interactive says, “Microsoft has prioritised South Africa, and providing additional stock is confirmation of their commitment to our market. Worldwide pre-orders have sold out thus we recommend that customers register their interest on retailers “Wish list” before 19 October. We are on track to deliver the stock on time for launch on 10 November.”

Microsoft states the Xbox Series X is the most powerful console in the world, and gamers can look forward to playing all their favourite games with the best graphics and load speeds. With Smart Delivery you are automatically upgraded to the best Game version for your console at no extra charge, and your Xbox One and Xbox360 catalogue games are compatible with your console. With Xbox’s Game Pass you have a catalogue of over 100 great games available to play for R99 per month.

The company believes the Xbox Series S is the smallest, sleekest Xbox ever, and users can experience the speed and performance of a next-gen all-digital console at an accessible price point. Get started with an instant library of 100+ high quality games, including all new Xbox Game Studios titles the day they release, when you add Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (membership sold separately). Seamlessly move between multiple games in a flash with Quick Resume. At the heart of Series S is the Xbox Velocity Architecture, which pairs a custom-SSD with integrated software for faster, streamlined gameplay with significantly reduced load times


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